Shell Aviation Activities Take Flight at Oshkosh

Shell Aviation

Houston, 25 July 2014

Visitors are invited to participate in a variety of exciting activities offered by the Shell Aviation team for this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh. Branding news, AeroShell booth, technical forums and a 30 year anniversary celebration for a team of talented and skilled aviators is among what is in store by Shell Aviation to make this year’s event a memorable one.

Hear our news…

Shell Aviation is launching the global packaging refresh of its Piston Engine Oil portfolio to the industry, including new, easily recognizable labels and bottles. They will be the same products with no changes in the formulations. More details about the packaging refresh initiative are also available on our AeroShell website.

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Stop by…

Shell Aviation is also hosting the AeroShell booth, Hangar C Booth #3072, where everyone is welcome to stop by to find out more about AeroShell and show activities. Booth staff will be available to talk with visitors about the technical benefits of Shell Aviation products. There is also the opportunity every day, from 11:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., to meet the AeroShell Aerobatic Team for an autograph session. All booth visitors can collect the free annual AeroShell Oshkosh poster and purchase AeroShell oil from our official distributor.

Take part…

Have you ever had an interest in flying with the Shell-sponsored AeroShell Aerobatic Team? If so, visit the AeroShell booth from July 28 to 31, to enter a sweepstakes offering the lucky winner a chance to fly with them! The winner will be announced at the start of the Thursday evening concert on Boeing Plaza.

Celebrate with us…

The Shell Aviation team is excited to host the Thursday evening concert, featuring the popular band Boogie and the Yo-Yoz. If that’s not enough, a pre-concert event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the globally renowned AeroShell Aerobatic Team is on the schedule as well. Just join Shell Aviation leadership at the Main Stage on Boeing Plaza at 5:40 p.m. (directly following the airshow), to join the festivities. As noted previously, this is when the winner of the AeroShell Aerobatic Team sweepstakes will be announced.

Relax and recharge…

We are setting up AeroShell Park, a spacious outdoor area where you can relax and meet new and old friends, all in the comfort of a shaded area.

Learn about Shell unleaded Avgas…

On Tuesday and Thursday, July 29 and 31, 10 a.m. at Forum 8, Robert Midgley, Global Technical and Quality Manager, Shell Aviation Fuels, will give a technical presentation. His focus will be Shell unleaded Avgas, which was announced in December 2013 after 10 years of research.

Join our scholarship presentation…

On Tuesday July 29, at 9 a.m. at Boeing Plaza, the Shell Aviation/Able Flight Scholarship in honor of Alan Henley—a founding member of the AeroShell Aerobatic Team—will be awarded during the Able Flight Wings Pinning Ceremony. The is the first Able Flight Scholarship to be awarded since Shell Aviation announced in April its commitment to Able Flight, an organization providing aviation career training scholarships to people with physical disabilities. The graduates learned to fly at the Able Flights annual joint flight training program with Purdue University’s Department of Aviation Technology.


About Shell Aviation

Shell Aviation is a leading global supplier of aviation fuels and lubricants with a heritage of over 100 years. We supply fuel at around 800 airports in approximately 40 countries. We refuel an aircraft every 12 seconds.

Our customers are airports and airlines, big and small, plus private customers such as corporate jet operators and flying clubs. We are active across the full value chain. We produce fuels and lubricants (in a range of grades); market, sell and distribute them; and offer further services that help our customers operate as efficiently as possible.

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