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.


Coates has over 34-years of professional experience, including 23 years of service as a naval officer, aviator and flight instructor in the U.S. Navy. In 2012, Coates became the President of Aerosim AFA, a multi-million-dollar flight training operation, where he built a team that delivered top-notch flight training to those seeking to become professional airline pilots. It was in that role that Coates became passionate about attracting more people to the field of aviation.


 

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.


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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

THUNDERBIRD PILOT KILLED IN WEDNESDAY ACCIDENT

April 5th, 2018

Yesterday, at approximately 10:30 a.m. PDT, a pilot for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds was killed in an accident during a routine training sortie. Pending notification of next of kin, the Air ... See More

SHUSTER ANNOUNCES END TO EFFORT TO PRIVATIZE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

February 28th, 2018

Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced today that he will no longer pursue his effort to privatize U.S. air traffic control services.

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U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight Set to Perform Super Bowl LII Flyover

January 26th, 2018

The U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight is scheduled to conduct the Super Bowl LII flyover in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4. The heritage flight will consist of one F-16 from the See More

A-10 Demo Team to Perform in 2018 Air Show Season

September 25th, 2017

The United States Air Force A-10 demonstration team will once again display the capabilities of the Thunderbolt II at approximately 14 shows throughout the 2018 airshow season.


 

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Nominating Committee Announces Slate of Board Nominees

September 20th, 2017

LEESBURG, Va. - In accordance with Section 9, Paragraph B3a of the ICAS Bylaws, the 2017 ICAS Nominating Committee has selected its slate of 2017 ICAS Board nominees.


 


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MCAS Iwakuni Receives Schram Community Relations Award

December 8th, 2016

LAS VEGAS - The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) at its 49th annual convention presented its Dick Schram Memorial Community Relations Award Thursday night to an ... See More

Rudy Malnati Receives Bob Hoover Wingman Award

December 8th, 2016

LAS VEGAS - The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) at its 49th annual convention presented its Wingman Award Thursday night to the long-time director of the Chicago Air ... See More

Bill Stein Earns Air Show Industry's Sword of Excellence

December 8th, 2016

LAS VEGAS - The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) at its 49th annual convention presented its highest honor, the Sword of Excellence, Thursday night to an Aptos, ... See More