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.

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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 airline

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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.

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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). 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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10/13/2014

Commuter Air Technology recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – For the third consecutive year, Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, headquartered in Oklahoma City was recognized by the Inc. 5000 as one of the nation’s 5000 fastest growing privately held businesses.

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10/13/2014

Commuter Air Technology strengthens business development team to pursue new market opportunities

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, headquartered in Oklahoma City, welcomes Phillip Sapovits, as Aircraft Upgrades and Integrations Sales Manager and Ben Kendrick as Government and International Business Development Manager.

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09/22/2014

Commuter Air Technology Reintroduces the Popular Light Weight Seat

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT) announced that it has re-engineered its popular lightweight seat for the King Air 200 and 300 series of aircraft and modified the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to allow for flexibility in the seating configuration. The seat became popular as part of the CATPass series of modified aircraft, which has been sold both as part of the CATPass and a stand-alone product internationally for many years.

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09/22/2014

SinglePoint Aircraft Finance Names David Burke Senior Vice President of Rotorcraft

David Burke, former senior managing director of HeliKo Aviation, has been named senior vice president of rotorcraft for SinglePoint Aircraft Finance (SinglePoint), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company. SinglePoint provides aircraft financing solutions to customers with requirements that may present challenges to the conventional financial services marketplace.

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07/29/2014

AGC AeroComposites Names Dave Bartz President of US Operations

David Bartz, former Vice President of Fuselage Assembly at Spirit AeroSystems, has been named President of US Operations for AGC AeroComposites, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company.

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07/24/2014

Valair Aviation names 3 industry professionals to senior positions

Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company specialized in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has substantially enhanced its sales and marketing efforts with the appointments of three long-time industry professionals.

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07/21/2014

Technical Fibre Products Ltd and AGC AeroComposites to introduce Lightweight Composite Solution for Aircraft Fuel Systems at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

July 4, 2014

Technical Fibre Products Ltd (TFP) and AGC AeroComposites (AGC) today announced that they will debut a new lightweight composite solution for aircraft fuel systems at the Farnborough International Airshow. This joint development, patent pending, enables the electrical resistance of composite components to be precisely controlled and has the potential to provide a weight saving of up to 200 kg per aircraft.

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07/21/2014

AGC AeroComposites and ATK Sign Teaming Agreement Industry Resource Will Provide Comprehensive Aerospace Composites Solutions

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 -- AGC AeroComposites and ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced a teaming agreement today creating an aerospace and defense industry resource spanning the full scope and scale of aerospace composites structures. Under terms of the agreement, the companies will team to pursue content on both commercial and military platforms with an emphasis on tape lay and hand lay-up solutions.

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