Ford Extends AirVenture Sponsorship Agreement Through 2011 | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.18.16

Airborne 05.19.16

Airborne 05.20.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.23.16

Airborne 05.24.16

Airborne 05.18.16

Airborne 05.19.16

Airborne 05.20.16

AEA2016 LIVE Aero-TV: 04/27-0830ET, 04/28-1400ET, 04/29-1100ET

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

Sun 'n Fun 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

 

Fri, Aug 01, 2008

Ford Extends AirVenture Sponsorship Agreement Through 2011

Will Be Exclusive Automotive Partner For Annual Event

On Thursday. Ford Motor Company and the Experimental Aircraft Association announced an extension through 2011 of the automobile manufacturer's role as exclusive automotive partner of the world's largest annual aviation event, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

As part of the agreement, Ford will remain the exclusive vehicle of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and will return as presenting sponsor of the opening night concert. Sponsorship of the popular five-story "Fly-In Theater" also is extended under the new agreement.

Ford will continue its support for EAA youth initiatives by providing a vehicle each year through 2011, to be sold at the annual Gathering of Eagles auction, with proceeds contributing to EAA youth education and inspirational experiences that prepare young people to become the engineers, pilots and innovators of tomorrow. The Build #1 of 1 Ford Mustang AV8R, a collector's dream vehicle, was to be sold at auction Thursday night at the 2008 Gathering of Eagles. Proceeds from the sale will support these programs.

"This partnership is an excellent fit because the members of EAA and Ford Motor Company share many core values," said Kevin Keling, corporate events manager, Ford Motor Company. "Innovation, courage and entrepreneurship are powerful drivers in both organizations."

"Ford's continued support is important to EAA AirVenture and to each of our members," said EAA President and CEO Tom Poberezny. "Ford adds a great deal to the entertainment value of the event, introduces us to some of the world's most advanced transportation technologies, and by supporting the Gathering of Eagles auction, shows its enthusiasm for the things our members hold close to their hearts."

FMI: www.ford.com, www.airventure.org

Advertisement

More News

It's On! EAA/ANN Announce 2016 AirVenture Innovation Preview!

Stunningly Successful Innovation Program Drew Nearly 100,000 Eyeballs to ‘All Things AirVenture’ E-I-C Note: Our partner, the Experimental Aircraft Association, release>[...]

Airborne 05.23.16: Si2 Lands in Dayton, BellHeli Relocation, Santa Monica Update

Also: Rockwell Collins, RC Antonov AN-225, Safety Culture In Alaska, Sonic 'Thump', Drone Reg. Data, Aiming For Mars, Hawaiian Pilots The Solar Impulse-2 crew alerted ANN, early Sa>[...]

Airborne 05.23.16: Si2 Lands in Dayton, BellHeli Relocation, Santa Monica Update

Also: Rockwell Collins, RC Antonov AN-225, Safety Culture In Alaska, Sonic 'Thump', Drone Reg. Data, Aiming For Mars, Hawaiian Pilots The Solar Impulse-2 crew alerted ANN, early Sa>[...]

Anti-Icing Treatment Research Focuses On Turbine Blades And Propellers

Piedmont Propulsion Systems, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Collaborated On The Project Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC (PPS) recently conc>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2016-10-08 PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A330-200 Freighter, A330-200, A330-300, A340-200, A340-300, A340-500, and A340-600 series airplanes.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC