Shell Aviation Activities Take Flight at Oshkosh

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Houston, 24 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. See below:

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.

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 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. 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 29 July, 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.