Koontz to Receive 2014 Barber Award

July 15th, 2014

ICAS member and air show pilot Greg Koontz will be presented with the 2014 Bill Barber Award for Showmanship during a Tuesday, July 29 ceremony at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. A longtime performer, Koontz is best known for his aerobatic Decathlon performances and his Alabama Boys comedy act in a 1946 Piper J-3 Cub.

Sponsored and presented each year by World Airshow News Magazine, the Barber Award is named after air show performer Bill Barber and has been recognizing air show performer excellence since 1986. Past recipients include Bob Hoover, John Mohr, Patty Wagstaff, Jim LeRoy, Bud Granley, Rich Gibson, Jimmy Franklin, and the AeroShell Aerobatic Team.