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October 8, 2018

Commuter Air Technology: Honored by Inc. 5000 for the Seventh Consecutive Year as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

Commuter Air Technology (CAT), a Meta Special Aerospace (MSA) company and global provider of customized aircraft modifications for commercial and government applications, was recognized by the Inc. 5000 as one of the nation’s fastest-growing, privately-held businesses.  In the 37th Annual Listing, CAT ranks 3,762 on the list of 5,000 companies and celebrates its 7th consecutive recognition on the list.

“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized once again on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list,” said Bill Coultrup, SVP of Special Missions Systems for CAT. “Our three-year growth of 97% reflects the commitment to quality, innovation and customer service that our team demonstrates every day for customers around the globe.”

For over 30 years, CAT has consistently developed innovative products to improve the performance and safety of King Airs, making it one of the most recognized names in the Aerospace and Defense market.  The company owns over 50 STCs including its most recent development, the CAT 350ME, that allows a King Air B300 to fly an impressive 11+ hours at a range of 2,760 nautical miles without the need for refueling.  The company continues to create innovative modifications, resulting in value-enhancing technologies for aircraft operators.  In addition to aircraft modification, the company is a trusted special-missions provider specifically in the C3ISR market. 

As an Inc. 5000 honoree, CAT shares a pedigree with Microsoft, Under Armour, Pandora, Chobani, Facebook and other notable alumni.  The list is compiled annually by Inc. Magazine and ranks the nation’s fastest-growing private companies by percentage of revenue growth over three years.  The complete 2018 Inc. 5000 list can be viewed at

About Commuter Air Technology
Commuter Air Technology delivers certified aircraft and customized aircraft modifications for commercial and government applications around the globe. Modifications range from flight performance enhancements and high-density passenger systems to cargo conversions and corporate reconfigurations. With over 30 years of experience, Commuter Air Technology offers a full line of technical support services, such as crew provision, training, program management, aircraft maintenance, engineering as well as STC process management and Airworthiness certifications. Commuter Air Technology is a Meta Special Aerospace company.  Learn more at

About Meta Special Aerospace
Meta Special Aerospace (MSA) is a fully integrated and agile enterprise of aerospace and defense companies.  MSA responds quickly and efficiently to government and commercial operators of mission-optimized aircraft with specialized aircraft performance enhancing products and contracted defense special mission services. MSA offers key services within its core operating markets of Manned Airborne ISR, Special Mission Training and Exercise Support, and Aviation Services.  The MSA portfolio of companies includes Commuter Air Technology, Valair Aviation, Mission Transportation and Alpha28. Learn more at