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August 19, 2016

Commuter Air Technology Honored as a Journal Record Innovator of the Year Honoree

Darryl Wilkerson accepting the Innovator of the Year Honoree Award.

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.

“We are proud to be recognized as an innovator in the aerospace industry for work we perform here in the U.S. and globally,” said Darryl Wilkerson, CAT President. “This recognition reflects the commitment of our employees to provide quality products and services to customers worldwide.”

CAT’s team of professionals has consistently developed innovative products to improve the performance and safety of King Air aircrafts, establishing the company as a leader in the Aerospace and Defense industry.  The CAT 350ME upgrade, unveiled nationally last fall, increases the operational gross weight and fuel capacity of aircraft while optimizing payload capacity and endurance. 

“We pride ourselves in developing the latest advancements in performance enhancement for the King Air,” added Wilkerson.  “Our latest development, CAT’s 350ME, enables our customers to fly their King Air from coast to coast: Los Angeles to Miami, or internationally across the Atlantic, without the need to refuel.”

Commuter Air Technology was recognized as an innovative leader along with 20 other Oklahoma-based companies from a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, software, healthcare, transportation, and agriculture.

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 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 an AGC Aerospace & Defense company.  Learn more at

About AGC Aerospace & Defense
AGC Aerospace & Defense, the unifying brand of private equity group Acorn Growth Companies, is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services supporting commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio range from financing, engineering, and integration services to manufacturing, logistics, and aircraft modifications. AGC Aerospace & Defense is organized into four operating groups: AeroComposites, Finance, Integrated Defense, and Services.  Learn more at