AERIAL ACT SUPPORT

 

Ralph Royce (Air Boss)

Ralph Royce began flying at 17, was Executive Director of the CAF, joined the Lone Star Flight Museum of 1991 and founded the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame. Type rated in the B17, TBM, F6F, C60 (L18), he holds an unlimited piston powered letter from the FAA, has flown over 100 air shows, and air bossed over 250 shows. Involved in Air Show production and management since 1976, he has operated an aviation event consulting and air boss/announcing business for twenty years and is well known throughout the Air Show industry.

Royce is Chairman of the International Council of Air Shows’ Safety Committee. He is lead instructor for the Industry’s Air & Ground Operations Seminar, both basic and advanced, taught at the ICAS Convention, the FAA Academy, and the USAF Air Show Workshop. Having an excellent relationship within the air show community, as well as the FAA, Royce was selected to be the civilian consultant and air boss to the USAF’s 5th Anniversary Golden Air Tattoo at Nellis AFB.


Sounds of the Sky (Announcer)

Mike Berriochoa is an announcer you should know. A member of the International Council of Air Shows since 1983, he has been entertaining air show fans for more than 30 years. A former broadcaster, Mike combines his knowledge of aviation with his skills on the microphone. “Whether it’s in the air or on the ground, I give air show fans a word’s eyeview of what’s happening to help them enjoy what they are seeing,” he says.

A licensed pilot himself, Mike was born to an aviation family and has been around airplanes and air shows his entire life.

Mike is a recognized leader in the air show industry, having served three terms on the board of directors of the International Council of Air shows and one term as a director of the International Council of Air Shows Foundation. He is also the founder of the Northwest Council of Air Shows.

When he isn’t announcing air shows Mike is an award winning freelance writer and air show consultant. He is married and has two sons who also share his love of aviation.


Wise Air Show Audio (Sound Support)

Today, nearly every aeriel act syncs their performance to an elaborate music sound track and narrative script. The carefully choreographed flight is combined with music and verbal  description…all of which is meant to inspire and amaze audiences.

We utilize leading edge speakers combined with the latest digital audio equipment to assure that audiences receive a rich full range sound experience – worthy of today’s awe inspiring performers.