SECAS Summit & Air Show Training Camp

2021 SECAS Summit & Air Show Training Camp

Program Overview                    


REGISTER HERE -- SECAS SUMMIT Attendance Fee ($150)


REGISTER HERE -- Training Camp Attendance Fee ($325)


Southeast Council Air Shows (SECAS) has partnered with JLC AirShow Management and Air Boss Inc. to redefine the regional air show model.  For the first time, an Air Show Training Camp will be offered in conjunction with a regional air show summit.  This joint event will actively promote safety, professionalism, and sustainability within the air show industry.  Invited participants include civilian, military, and international members – Civilian Performers, Military Teams, Air Bosses, Announcers, FAA Inspectors-In-Charge (FSDO), Organizers/Producers, and Service Providers. 

SECAS Summit emphasis will provide attendees with networking and educational opportunities combined with an operational air show environment.  Attendees will experience the sharing of best practices and the identification of financial efficiencies through interactive discussions.  This will be especially important given the challenges experienced during 2020.

Air Show Training Camp emphasis will focus on operational flying, professionalism, qualifications, safety programs, networking, and best practices.  Attendees, including a focus on rookies, will have the unique opportunity to be directly coached, evaluated, and critiqued by their respective peer group of air show industry ACE veterans.  Complete event Insurance, EMS, Fire, and an LE support package will be maintained throughout all phases of the training camp and flying activities. 

Temporary ATC Tower and FAA waiver will be established along with a TFR to coincide with the approved aerobatic box during all scheduled flying activities.  Temporary ATC tower operations will commence on Thursday morning, operating daily through Saturday (0900 – 1800).  Sunday tower operations will be active from 1100 – 1500 for attendee departures.   


Organizers & Hosts

  • Southeast Council Air Shows (SECAS)
  • JLC AirShow Management
  • Air Boss Inc.
  • JLC AirShow Mgt. Office Phone: (706) 291-0030
  • Russell Regional Airport (KRMG) Phone: (706) 295-0628
  • SECAS Phone: (252) 284-4700

Location

  • Russell Regional Airport (KRMG); 304 Russell Field Road NE; Rome, Georgia 30165
  • Event supplies shipped to: JLC AirShow Mgt; 304 Russell Field Road NE; BLD #800; Rome, Georgia 30165

Dates

  • March 18-21, 2021

Sponsors

  • All Sponsors Welcomed (Please Contact SECAS and/or JLC AirShow Mgt.)
  • Sponsor Perks
  • SEACAS & Training Camp Discounted $150 Attendance Fee
  • Networking Booth Space 

RMG Aerobatic Box (Coming Soon)  

  • 2700’ x 6000’ (See Attachment 1); Cat I (1200’); Cat II (1000’); Cat III (500’)

RMG Venue Map (Coming Soon)  

  • See Attachment 2

Charitable Donation

  • Please Note: these two events are not for profit.  They are being produced together in efforts to help our Air Show Industry continue to prosper.  Based on SECAS and Air Show Training Camp participation, after expenses surplus funds will be managed by SECAS with a donation planned to the ICAS Foundation. 

Performer Groups & Coaches

  • Training Camp Coaches – Attendance Fee ONLY Waived
  • Performers - Will be subdivided into coached groups according to aircraft types & participation
    • Hi-Performance JetsLTC (retired) Rob “Red” Skelton & Maj. John “Rain” Waters (AFRC), Coach
    • Hi-Performance Aerobatic - Michael Goulian & Patty Wagstaff, Coach (Extra, Edge, MX, etc.)
    • Standard Performance AerobaticBuck Roetman & Mike Wiskus, Coach (Pitts, RV, Stearman, Yak, etc.)
    • WarbirdsScott “Scooter” Yoak & Jim “Torc” Tobul, Coach
    • Formation TeamsJerry “Jive” Kerby, Coach
    • Specialty TeamsGreg Koontz, Coach
    • Ground Vehicles Bill Braack, Coach
    • Parachutist Jump Teams – Keith Walter, Coach
    • Jump Teams – TBD, Coach
    • Rookie Class – Kerry Tidmore, Coach  
    • FAA (FSDO)ATL POC (TBD)
    • Air Boss George Cline, Coach
    • AnnouncerLarry Strain, Coach
    • Event Organizers, Directors & ProducersGreg Gibson, Coach (SECAS President)

Event Schedule

(Schedule Subject to Change Without Notice)


Thursday, March 18 (Day 1)

  • Training Camp Attendee Arrivals & Check-In (0900 – 1400)
  • Registration, Rental Car Pick-Up & Hotel Check-In
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Early Arrival Add-On Fee ($60)
  • Arrival Lunch (1130 – 1330)
  • Training Camp Opening Remarks & Introductions (1430 – 1500)
  • Training Camp Weekend Overview & Schedule (1500 – 1600)
  • Training Camp Rookie Meeting (1615-1715)
  • Training Camp Welcome Social (1730 – 1900)

Friday, March 19 (Day 2)

  • Continental Breakfast (0730 – 0830)
  • FAA/Air Boss Safety Briefing (0800 – 0850)
  • Performer Initial Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Air Boss Initial Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Announcer Initial Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • FAA Initial Training Session (0900 – 0950)  
  • Organizer Initial Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • AM Morning Flying Schedule (1000 – 1200)
  • Performers will be subdivided into groups based on aircraft types
  • Performer Groups not flying will be offered assorted breakout classroom sessions
  • Training Camp Session #1 (1000-1050)
  • Training Camp Session #2 (1100-1150)  
  • Lunch & Networking (1200 – 1400)
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Registration (1300-1700)
  • PM Afternoon Flying Schedule (1400 – 1700)
  • Performer Groups not flying will be offered breakout classroom sessions
  • Training Camp Session #3 (1400-1450)
  • Training Camp Session #4 (1500-1550)  
  • Live Emergency Incident Simulation (Air Boss, Announcer, CFR, EMS, & LE Response)  
  • Training Camp Group Re-Cap (1715 – 1800)            
  • SECAS Summit Joint Welcome Social (1800 – 1930)

Saturday, March 20 (Day 3)

  • Continental Breakfast (0730 – 0930)
  • FAA/Air Boss Safety Briefing (0800  0850)
  • *Performer Groups Breakout Training Session (0900 – 0930)
  • Air Boss Breakout Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Announcer Breakout Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • FAA Breakout Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Organizer Breakout Session (0900 – 0950)
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Training Session A (0900-1030)
  • AM Morning Flying Schedule (1000 – 1200)
  • Training Camp Session#6 (1100-1150)  
  • Training Camp Session #5 (1000-1050)
  • Performer Groups not flying will be offered breakout training sessions
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Training Session B (1030-1150)
  • Lunch & Networking (1200 - 1400)
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Training Session C (1400-1450)
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Training Session D (1500-1550)
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Training Session E (1600-1650)
  • PM Afternoon Flying Schedule (1400 – 1700)
  • Performer Groups not flying will be offered breakout classroom sessions
    • Training Camp Session #7 (1400-1450)
    • Training Camp Session #8 (1500-1550)
    • Training Camp Session #9 (1600-1650)  
  • Joint Group Farewell Dinner Party
    • Cocktail Hour (1700 – 1815)
    • Dinner (1815-2000)
  • Evening/Night Flying Schedule (2000 – 2130)
    • 3/20/2020 Official Sunset (1953)

Sunday, March 21 (Day 4)

  • Continental Breakfast (0800 – 0900)
  • SECAS SUMMIT: Membership Meeting (0900-1000)
  • Performer Groups Final Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Air Boss Final Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Announcer Final Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • FAA Final Training Session (0900 – 0950)
  • Joint SECAS & Training Camp Session (1015 – 1145)
    • Closing Remarks
    • Debrief & Critiques

Additional Event Information


REGISTER HERE: SECAS SUMMIT Attendance Fee ($150)

  • Fee Includes the following:
  • Summit Admission, Welcome Package, Entry Badge & Parking Pass
  • Insurance & Facility Usage
  • SECAS Summit Educational Sessions (A-E) & Membership Meeting
  • Continental Breakfast (Sat & Sun)
  • Lunch, Snacks & Beverages (Sat & Sun)
  • Fri Evening Social (Hors d'oeuvres, Beer & Wine)
  • Saturday Evening Joint Farewell Dinner
  • Training Camp Observation Area Access

REGISTER HERE: Thursday Early Arrival Add-On Fee ($60)

  • Includes Thu & Fri Beverages
  • Includes Thu Lunch & Social
  • Includes Fri Breakfast & Lunch
  • Training Camp Observation Area Access

REGISTER HERE: Training Camp Attendance Fee ($325)

  • Fees Includes the following:
  • Training Camp Admission, Welcome Package, Entry Badge & Parking Pass
  • Meeting Centers, Airfield Setup, FAA Waiver
  • Air Boss, Mobile ATC Tower, PA System
  • Event Insurance, EMS, Fire, & LE
  • Dedicated Hot Ramp, Ramp-Co’s, & Safety Lighting (Limited Hanger Space)
  • Training Camp Optional Training Classes (1-9)   
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Daily Lunch, Snacks, & Beverages
  • Thu-Fri Evening Social (Hors d'oeuvres, Beer & Wine)
  • Joint Saturday Evening Farewell Dinner

Lodging (NOTE: Room Block & Rates Only Available through Feb 28, 2021)

  • Attendees responsible for their own hotel reservation & payment
  • Rome Preferred Hotel Block Options:
    • $125Hawthorn Inn & Suites(706) 378-4837 (CALL for reservations)
    • $124-$139 Courtyard Rome Riverwalk(706) 295-7006 (CLICK for reservations
    • $129 Hampton Inn & Suites(706) 622-5631 (CLICK for reservations)
    • $109Holiday Inn Express & Suites(706) 232-0021 (CLICK for reservations) 
    • $90Comfort Inn & Suites(706) 232-6055 (CALL for reservations

Rental Cars (NOTE: Vehicle Block & Rates Only Available through Feb 28, 2021)

  • Attendees responsible for their own rental car reservation & payment
  • Preferred Enterprise Rental Car Reservation Options
  • SECAS Summit & Air Show Training Camp: (706) 290-1093 (CLICK to reserve)
  • $60/day Midsize (Includes Insurance)
  • $90/day SUV (Includes Insurance)
  • Rome Enterprise rental car pickup only: Pre-positioned at Russell Regional Airport FBO

Fuel & Engine Oils

  • Attendees responsible for their fuel/engine oil/etc. requirements & payment
  • Discounted Fuel & Engine Oil pricing provided by Russell Regional Airport
  • Russell Regional Airport (KRMG) Phone: (706) 295-0628
  • Contact FBO to pre-order Engine Oil, Hydraulic Oil, Filters, etc. requirements

Smoke Oil

  • Fully Sponsored by AeroShell

Airport Camping Option (Fee $150 per space)

  • Limited Airport Camping Spaces Available (Advance Reservations Required)
  • Includes Power & Water Service (Wed-Mon)
  • Remote Sewer Drop Area
  • Secure Airport Camping Reservation directly at JLC AirShow Mgt office: (706) 291-0030
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