11/01/2016
Valair Aviation named exclusive Authorized Installation Center of PWI Interior Products in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, a full service MRO and FBO facility at Wiley Post Airport, expands its product and service offerings as the exclusive Authorized Installation Center for PWI, Inc. products in Oklahoma.  The agreement authorizes Valair Aviation to distribute and service PWI’s Cool-Running LED lighting kits for a variety of Beechcraft King Air models.Read more...

10/27/2016
Commuter Air Technology Amends its King Air B300 GWI STC to add Proline 21 Avionics, Cleveland Wheels and Brakes

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT), headquartered in Oklahoma City, has amended its CAT 350 Operational Gross Weight Increase Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to include Proline 21 Avionics and Cleveland Wheels and Brakes. The CAT 350 Operational GWI provides an overall increase in operating weights for the King Air B300 aircraft with increased ramp weight to 16,600 pounds, take-off weight of 16,500 pounds, and landing weight of 15,675 pounds. Full approval of the amendment is expected in November 2016. Read more...

09/29/2016
Commuter Air Technology, Inc. Named to Metro 50 List of OKC’s Fastest Growing Companies

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, was named the 12th fastest-growing private company in Oklahoma City at the 2016 Metro 50 Awards hosted by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. CAT has been a Metro 50 Award recipient six times. Read more...

08/29/2016
Commuter Air Technology: One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies In America According to Inc. 5000

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – 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 fastest-growing, privately-held businesses.  CAT ranks 2,631 on the list of 5,000 companies and celebrates its 5th consecutive ranking on the list.Read more...

08/19/2016
Commuter Air Technology Honored as a Journal Record Innovator of the Year Honoree

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company headquartered in Oklahoma City, was recognized as one of the Journal Record’s Innovator of the Year Honorees for its special mission aircraft enhancements, particularly the CAT 350ME (maximum endurance) upgrades for the King Air airframe.Read more...

04/05/2016
Valair Aviation announces new Director of Maintenance, and Manager of Compliance and Continuous Improvement

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, a full service MRO and FBO facility at Wiley Post Airport, expands its management team, designating Nic Hawker Director of Maintenance and Michael Dussault Manager of Compliance and Continuous Improvement.

03/17/2016
Valair Aviation to host vintage WWII aircraft during the Wings of Freedom Tour

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, a full service MRO and FBO facility at Wiley Post Airport, will host the Wings of Freedom Tour April 1-3, 2016. The tour is open to the public and will showcase vintage aircraft including a WWII Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator, a B-25 Mitchell and a North American P-51 Mustang.    Read more...

02/10/2016
Valair Aviation offers high-quality ADS-B Out solutions to Part 23 and Part 25 Business Aircraft

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company specializing in full service aircraft maintenance, avionics, paint, interior and fixed base operator (FBO) services, is now offering Part 23 and Part 25 operators a high-quality, STC-certified ADS-B Out solution developed by CMD Flight Solutions. Read more...

01/06/2016
Valair Aviation announces significant 12-month growth in Avionics System Upgrades

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company specializing in aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) and fixed base operator (FBO) services, announces a 400% increase of avionics projects in 2015 over the previous year.  Valair performed installations ranging from Garmin G500 to G1000 solutions on airframes including Beechcraft 90s, 200s, 350s, Pipers and Aero Commanders.Read more...

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...

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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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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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...

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...

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...

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.Read more...

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.Read more...

07/15/2014
Commuter Air Technology develops new products to enhance payload, reduce gross weight and increase aircraft safety

Company possesses dozens of FAA certifications that allow it to install new products and enhancements to business and general aviation aircraftRead more...