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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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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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...

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...

10/13/2014
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.Read more...

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.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...

07/15/2014
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...

07/15/2014
Commuter Air Technology goes from a small general aviation firm to an innovative industry leader in ISR integration, mission support

Company has challenged the industry paradigm by introducing new technologies and offering customized services to commercial aviation and government customers.Read more...

06/18/2014
Heiderstadt key contributor in International Flight Inspection Symposium to consider issues impacting flight safety worldwide

An influential international aerospace organization meets in Oklahoma City this week to consider technologies and environmental issues impacting global flight inspection operations, and contributing to its deliberations is a key employee from Commuter Air Technology (CAT).Read more...

05/16/2014
Veracity Technology Solutions to Present at the 7F Users Group Annual Conference

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. May 16, 2014.  Veracity’s President Kevin McKinley to make technology presentation before leaders in the power generation industry. Read more...

05/02/2014
AGC AeroComposites to Exhibit at the 2014 Mission Solutions Summit

AGC AeroComposites, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company will showcase its engineering and manufacturing capabilities at the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) 2014 Mission Solutions. Summit May 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn.Read more...

03/13/2014
Acorn Growth Companies Names VP of Marketing & Communications

Acorn Growth Companies (Acorn) announces Erika Lucas has been named Vice President of Marketing & Communications for the Oklahoma City-based private equity firm.Read more...

03/13/2014
Commuter Air Technology signs distribution agreement with Professional Aviation Associates

02/07/2014
Acorn Growth Cos. Promotes Kendra Clements VP of Human Resources.

Acorn Growth Companies (AGC) announces that it has promoted Kendra Clements to Vice President of Human ResourcesRead more...

01/16/2014
Commuter Air Technology Names Bill Coultrup as Director for Global Threats and Response

Commuter Air Technology, Inc. (CAT), an AGC Aerospace & Defense company, has named Bill Coultrup as Director for Global Threats and Response.Read more...

01/09/2014
Commuter Air Technology Opens Office at MacDill Air Force Base (Tampa)

12/19/2013
AGC Composites and Aerostructures names Joe Paustenbaugh Vice President of Engineering

Paustenbaugh brings more than three decades of composite structures experience, and will be responsible for advancing the organization’s technology strategy, supporting its five operating companies with new technology and integrating programs and opportunities between its companies.Read more...