International Council of Air Shows

Darnell Family Takes Home Scholl Award

December 9th, 2018

Neal, Chris, Marilyn and Brooke Darnell were named recipients of the Art Scholl Memorial Showmanship Award during the ICAS Convention for their work building and operating the Shockwave/Aftershock/Flash Fire stable of jet-powered vehicles. The award is presented each year to the performer who best exemplifies the qualities of showmanship demonstrated by Art Scholl during his air show career.


During the award presentation ceremony on December 6, the Darnells were lauded for the multi-dimensional entertainment experience they bring to air shows, as well as their consistency, reliability and professionalism.


Past recipients of the award include Bob Hoover, Jimmy Franklin, the French Connection, Sean Tucker, Tora Tora Tora, and the Red Baron Pizza Squadron.

ICAS Convention Concludes in Las Vegas

December 7th, 2018

Nearly 1,600 air show professionals gathered at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel last week for the 2018 ICAS Convention to unofficially complete the 2018 air show season and continue preparation for the ... See More

ICAS Is Accepting Applications for New ICAS Foundation Executive Director Position

November 20th, 2018

ICAS is looking to hire an individual to serve as the new Executive Director for the ICAS Foundation. 


The Executive Director serves as the chief staff officer responsible for ... See More

RAF Red Arrows Announce 2019 North American Tour

October 22nd, 2018

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows have announced that they will conduct a North American tour during the 2019 air show season. The historic nine-week program will be the team's largest tour of North ... See More

Nominating Committee Announces Slate of Nominees

October 3rd, 2018

In accordance with Section 9, Paragraph B3a of the ICAS Bylaws, the 2018 ICAS Nominating Committee has selected its slate of 2018 ICAS Board nominees.


 


The committee discussed ... See More

ICAS Schedules Powerful Line-Up of Keynote Presentations

September 27th, 2018

ICAS has planned a series of three keynote presentations that will serve as the foundation of the 2018 ICAS Convention. Each has been scheduled to address the unique and specific needs, issues and ... See More

ICAS Members Excel at Red Bull Air Race in Kazan

August 27th, 2018

It was a good weekend all around for the American team at the Red Bull Air Race in Kazan, with ICAS members Michael Goulian and Kirby Chambliss coming in at second and third place. This puts ... See More

Blue Angels to Receive F-18 Super Hornets by December 2021

August 14th, 2018

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted with Boeing to reconfigure eleven F-18 Super Hornets to be used as demonstration aircraft by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Scheduled completion date is ... See More

Commemorative Air Force Selects Henry Coates as New President

July 30th, 2018

Last week in Oshkosh, the Commemorative Air Force’s General Staff selected Henry “Hank” Coates to serve as the new President/CEO of the organization, effective immediately.

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ICAS is Now Accepting Registrations for September Air Boss Academy in San Diego

July 20th, 2018

ICAS members may now register for the September 27-29 ICAS Air Boss Academy being held in conjunction with the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show in San Diego.


This “living ... See More

General Aviation Collective Efforts Halt U.S. ATC Privatization

May 14th, 2018

In 2017, the general aviation (GA) community came together to defeat proposed legislation that would have privatized air traffic control (ATC) services in the United States. The concerted and ... See More

ICAS Launches Long-Awaited Air Boss Recognition Program

May 14th, 2018

ICAS has officially initiated the new Air Boss Recognition Program (ABRP) to professionalize and certify the industry’s air bosses. Since 2012, ICAS has been working with the air boss ... See More