Fly above the rest

For the first time, visitors to the AeroShell booth will have a chance to experience flying with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team through 360Virtual Reality. The event will also be marked by technical talks, product demonstrations, Q&A sessions and sweepstakes that offer attendees a chance to fly with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team.

Fly Above The Rest  

Shell Aviation is hosting the AeroShell booth at Hangar C Booth #3072, where participants will be able to hear about AeroShell, the world’s best-selling piston-engine oil.

Experience the ride of your life

For the first time ever, technology has made it possible for you to simulate what it is like to fly with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team. Using 360 Virtual Reality Technology you can experience the thrill and excitement of performing with the team. Visit the AeroShell booth at Hangar C #3072 to take your virtual reality flight.

If you enjoyed the virtual reality flight, why not entire to win a REAL ride with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team. While at the booth, Hangar C #3072 enter one of the two sweepstakes running throughout the week; each winner wins a flight for them and a guest to take to the skies with one of the pilots of the AeroShell Aerobatic Team at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh! The flights with the team take place on Thursday and Saturday mornings. Visit Fly Above The Rest to learn more. Official rules apply.

Explore behind the scenes

Explore and experience the world of the Shell Technology Centre Houston in Texas, USA. Shell Aviation is one of the few energy companies with a dedicated aviation research facility. Shell’s piston aircraft test rig, with full altitude simulation capability, is 1 of only 2 full-instrumented engine test facilities worldwide. For a unique, behind the scenes tour of Shell’s avgas rig come to the AeroShell booth, #3072 Hangar C and see what Shell aviation scientists are working on to fuel the future of general aviation.

Meet the Stars

The legendary AeroShell Aerobatic Team will perform amazing feats only a few feet apart at dizzying heights at scheduled air shows, including two night shows. The team will be available at the AeroShell booth, Hangar C Booth #3072, each day from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., where attendees will be able to get a world-famous “Amoolia” poster signed by team members. 

“Paul Royko, hosting the ‘Ask the Answer Man’ at the AeroShell Booth at EAA Airventure Oshkosh”

AeroShell Aerobatic Team Air Shows:

The team will be performing as part of the daytime air shows on Monday July 25, and Friday July 29, and will fly the night show Wednesday July 27 and Saturday July 30.

Ask the Answer Man

Paul Royko, a piston engine oil specialist, will share with participants the fundamentals of today’s piston engine oils and talk about what the future of oils may look like. He will also be on hand to answer questions about oils, and perform a live product demonstration at the ‘Ask the Answer Man’ sessions each day at the AeroShell booth. All attendees at these sessions will receive an AeroShell hat.

Continental Motors Tech Talk

Join Shell Aviation and Continental Motors for an open forum to understand the future of avgas and its effect on existing piston engine aircraft engines. Shell’s Fuel scientist, Tim Shea, will share Shell’s journey in the Piston Aviation Fuel Initiative (PAFI) and explain the next steps with engine testing.  Forums will be hosted at the Continental booth #229 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Lycoming Engines Training Seminar

Join Shell Aviation and Lycoming Engines for their training seminar on choosing the right oil through the life cycle of your engine. Learn from the specialist and see the products in action. The training seminar will be hosted at the Lycoming Engines booth #277-282 on Wednesday and Friday 11:45 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Session Title Date and Time Location
Ask the Answer Man Every day between
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Hangar C Booth #3072
“Continental Tech Talk” Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Continental Motors Booth #229
“Lycoming Engines Training Seminar” Wednesday & Friday 11:45 am Lycoming Engines Booth #277-282


Shawn Trahan, External Communications Manager, US Downstream

+1 832-477 0465

Alexandra Blomley, Global External Communications Adviser

+44 (0)207 934 1468


Notes to Editors 

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 900 airports in 36 countries. On average, we refuel an aircraft every 14 seconds.
  • Our customers comprise a gamut of airports and airlines plus private customers such as corporate jet operators and flying clubs. 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. 
  • Please see Fly Above the Rest for further information and images. High-resolution imagery is available upon request.
AeroShell Oils W80, W100, W120
Packshot of piston engine oil AeroShell W15W-50

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