I think her message is clear, while airshows can motivate and inspire people to fly, or at least become aviation fans and supporters, one accident can turn thousands of people into aviation opponents. We need to put safety ahead of all other considerations in airshow planning if we are to avoid this.
26 September 2011
Air Show Risks And How They Affect The Public
After the death of Jack "Flash" Mangan in this week while flying a T-28, AVweb has published a very interesting and thoughtful article written by a non-aviator who witnessed the crash. Twenty-year-old Chloe Barkdoll . This is very well written and certainly should give airshow organizers and pilots something to think about.