ICAS member and air show air boss Wayne Boggs was named as the 2012 recipient of the ICAS Sword of Excellence during an awards presentation at the 2012 ICAS Convention on Thursday, December 13 in Las Vegas. Boggs was cited for the leadership role he has played within the air show community during the last quarter century. In addition to his work as an air show "air boss"/aerial choreographer, Boggs serves on the Board of Directors of both the ICAS Foundation and EAA's Warbirds of America. And he has been a leader in helping to train aspiring air bosses. A former air traffic control professional, Boggs joins a list of past recipients that includes Bob Hoover, Paul Poberezny, Charlie Hillard, Leo Loudenslager, Sean Tucker, and Patty Wagstaff.
Video credit: International Council of Air Shows