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May 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). 

Under this contract, Valair Aviation will supply Jet A fuel to DLA Energy through its FBO services at Wiley Post Airport (KPWA) in Oklahoma City. The first aircrafts to receive fueling service from Valair Aviation were four PT-6 planes operated by the U.S. Air Force.  The contract offers refueling for any DLA Energy customer aircraft.  

“Valair is honored to be the fuel provider to DLA Energy’s customers,” said Darryl Wilkerson, President of Valair Aviation.  “This contract expands the exceptional FBO services of Valair to the U.S. military, and we are thrilled to support their mission.”

With a history that spans more than 70 years, dating back to World War II, Defense Logistics Agency Energy provides the Department of Defense and other government agencies with comprehensive energy solutions.      

About Valair Aviation

Valair Aviation is a full service MRO and FBO providing quality, efficiency, and added value support. With over 70 years of experience, Valair has delivered customized solutions to private, commercial and government customers operating turbine and mid-size corporate jets. Valair has earned a highly respected reputation for its innovative engineering and performance enhancement solutions. In addition to maintenance, repair and overhauls, Valair also specializes in performance and surveillance upgrades, complete interior refurbishing, floor plan modifications, and customized paint. Valair Aviation 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