11/18/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 18, 2015

Commuter Air Technology (CAT), headquartered in Oklahoma City, introduced its Maximum Endurance (ME) upgrades for the King Air B300 aircraft during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Las Vegas. These upgrades, introduced to the market as CAT 350ME, increase the operational gross weight and fuel capacity, providing carrying capacity and endurance beyond anyone else in the market.Read more...

11/16/2015

Commuter Air Technology Introduces Revolutionary Maximum Endurance Upgrades for the King Air B300 Aircraft at NBAA

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT) headquartered in Oklahoma City, will introduce its Maximum Endurance (ME) upgrades for the King Air B300 aircraft during the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Las Vegas. The upgrades, introduced to market as CAT 350ME, increase the operational gross weight and fuel capacity while providing industry-leading carrying capacity and endurance.Read more...

11/09/2015

AGC AeroComposites Names Wayne Exton as President and CEO

AGC AeroComposites, the composites and metal structures manufacturer for the aerospace and defense industry, names Wayne Exton, President and CEO.

Exton, former Group Vice President of B/E Aerospace Business Jet Group, joined the company in October bringing over 25 years of leadership experience in the aerospace and defense sector.Read more...

10/22/2015

President of SinglePoint Speaks at Corporate Jet Investor Miami 2015 Conference

Oklahoma City, OK – October 22, 2015

SinglePoint President, Tim Wilson addressed the aviation community during the Corporate Jet Investor Miami conference at The Biltmore Hotel on October 22, 2015.Read more...

10/14/2015

Commuter Air Technology, Inc. Named to Metro 50 List of OKC’s Fastest Growing Companies

Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, was named one of the fastest-growing private companies in Oklahoma City at the 2015 Metro 50 Awards hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. CAT has been a Metro 50 Award recipient five times.Read more...

10/01/2015

Valair Aviation supports arrival of Former First Lady, Laura Bush

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, was honored to support the arrival of former First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush at Wiley Post Airport.  Mrs. Bush was the keynote speaker at the 2015 Water4 Gala at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
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08/24/2015

Veracity offers a cost saving, innovative inspection to address TIL 1971 and 1972 for cracking on compressor wheels

GE recently released Technical Information Letter (TIL) 1971 and 1972 for cracking on the GE 7F/9F compressor wheels. The cracking, originally thought to be limited to the Stage 17 aft face, has been detected on upstream stages. In February, well ahead of the OEM’s TIL, Veracity partnered with one of their customers to develop, proof and field test a process to detect this cracking. This proprietary inspection has the ability to accurately detect and estimate the size of the cracking giving the operator critical information to understand operational risks.Read more...

06/15/2015

Commuter Air Technology contracts with Finnoff Aviation Products to sell MT Composite Propellers

Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company headquartered in Oklahoma City, announces an agreement with Finnoff Aviation Products to provide 5-blade MT Composite Propellers for King Air 90, 200 and 300 series aircraft.   Read more...

05/13/2015

Valair Aviation awarded Defense Logistics Agency multi-year fuel contract

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company specializing in aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) and fixed base operator (FBO) services, was recently awarded a multi-year fuel contract with Defense Logistics Agency Energy (DLA Energy). 

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05/11/2015

President of Veracity Technology Solutions to Speak at the 2015 7F Users Group Annual Conference

Veracity Technology Solutions, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company providing customized, nondestructive inspection solutions for aerospace and power generation assets, announced today that President Kevin McKinley will present at the 7F Users Group Annual Conference to be held May 10-15 in Denver, Co.Read more...

04/13/2015

Acorn Growth Companies Acquires Aerospheres (UK) Ltd

Acquisition Will Provide Global Access to Commercial Airlines and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Markets

Acorn Growth Companies, a middle market private equity firm investing exclusively in aerospace and defense, has completed the acquisition of Aerospheres (UK) Ltd, a leading chemical and composite repair supplier to the commercial airline and MRO markets.  

Located 12 miles from Heathrow International Airport, Aerospheres (UK) services over 650 airlineRead more...

03/24/2015

President of SinglePoint to speak on a Panel at the 44th Annual National Aircraft Finance Association’s Conference

Aircraft Finance Veteran Will Address Value Play of Newer and Older Aircraft in Today’s Marketplace

SinglePoint, a leading provider of financial solutions to the aviation community, announced today that President Tim Wilson will participate on a general session panel at the 44th Annual National Aircraft Finance Association’s (NAFA) Conference to be held March 24-27 in Scottsdale, AZ.Read more...

03/24/2015

AGC AeroComposites Awarded Contract to Produce the Multi-Station Lightweight Armament Support System for the US Army’s MH-60M Fleet

AGC AeroComposites has been awarded the production of the Multi-Station Lightweight Armament Support System (MSLASS) wings for the MH-60M fleet. Under the contract, AGC will deliver eight ship-sets of MSLASS wings to the US Army Special Operations Forces Support Activity (SOFSA).Read more...

03/20/2015

Additional Cracking Detected on the GE 7EA Fleet

Veracity Technology Solutions has tested and deployed a proprietary technique to detect and quantify the size and depth of cracking on the S-1 airfoils for the GE 7EA fleet. The cracking, originally thought to be caused by clashing, has also been found on stators with no previous signs of contact with rotating components. Read more...

02/10/2015

Veracity Technology Solutions Develops a Field-Tested Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection to Address Cracking on Compressor Disks

Veracity Technology Solutions, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company providing  customized nondestructive inspection solutions for aerospace systems and power generation equipment, has developed an inspection to detect cracking on compressor disks. Veracity’s Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection was specifically used to detect compressor disk cracks in the aft dovetail slots on the GE 7F Gas Turbine fleet.Read more...

01/26/2015

Veracity: Your Risk Mitigation Solution for GE TIL 1884 Clashing and 1854 Tip Loss Inspections

Veracity Technology Solutions will save you time and money with its proven and tested advanced impedance plane analysis eddy current inspection on 7EA compressor blades/stators.Read more...

12/17/2014

Blackhawk Modifications and Valair Aviation Renew Relationship for New PT6A Engine Upgrades

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. of Waco, Texas and Valair Aviation, headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla. announce the completion of their recent agreement which renews Valair as an installation and service center for Blackhawk’s line of PT6A new engine upgrades.  The full-service FBO and Part-145 repair station based at Wiley Post Airport will offer customers new engine upgrades for Beechcraft King Air 90 and 200, Cessna Conquest I, Cessna 208 and 208B Caravans and Piper Cheyenne I, II, IIXL.Read more...

11/17/2014

Retired General Peter J. Hennessey named Executive Vice President of AGC’s Integrated Defense Group

Peter J. Hennessey, a retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General with 40 years of national security experience, has been named Executive Vice President of AGC’s Integrated Defense Group.  AGC Integrated Defense operates under the Aerospace & Defense portfolio of Acorn Growth Companies.Read more...

11/10/2014

CAT’s Special Operations Leader John Alvarez Inducted into Air Commando Hall of Fame

Air Commando Association honors Alvarez’s distinguished military service and sacrifice for his country

John Alvarez, Special Operations and Missions, Assessment and Development Director for Commuter Air Technology (CAT), was inducted into the Air Commando Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual banquet Oct. 18 at Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

A retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, Alvarez was one of five retired Special Operation Forces veterans inducted this year into the Air Commando Hall of Fame.  Founded in 1969, the Air Commando Association is an organization for retired and active duty Special Operations Forces personnel.  Annually the organization honors and recognizes American heroes for their extraordinary achievements in special operations.  Read more...

10/23/2014

Valair Aviation selected by Garmin as a Beechjet G5000 Avionics installation center

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company that specializes in aircraft maintenance, avionics, paint, interior, repair, overhaul and FBO services, has been authorized as an installation center for the new Beechjet G5000 avionics upgrade. Centrally located in Oklahoma City, Valair Aviation is the largest King Air G1000 installation dealer in the state.Read more...

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