Members of the Shell Aviation Lubricants Team
Members of the Shell Aviation Lubricants Team and AeroShell Aerobatic Team celebrate the signing of the new agreement in Tallulah, Louisiana. From left to right: Jon Stoy, General Aviation Manager, and Rodney Eckert, Marketing Manager, from Shell Aviation Lubricants, with Mark Henley, Team Lead, Jimmy Fordham, Slot, and Steve Gustafson, Left Wing, from the AeroShell Aerobatic Team.

Asked about the re-signing, Team Lead, Mark Henley said: “We are thrilled to have AeroShell on board as our co-pilot for the next three years and we look forward to continuing this strong partnership. As our primary sponsor, AeroShell has been integral in helping the team grow and continue to perform at the high-level our fans expect. I have said this before, but when we fly wing tip to wing tip, there is no other oil I would trust.”

The extension of the partnership comes as the AeroShell Aerobatic Team prepare to entertain crowds at this year's Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in and Expo in Lakeland, Florida, April 10-15. Debuting a refreshed paint scheme making their AT-6 Texan Aircraft brighter and more visible than ever, the Team will be hard to miss during the night show on Saturday and day shows on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Attendees at Sun ‘n Fun will have the opportunity to take their own virtual flight with the Team at the AeroShell booth, Hangar C, booth number 085. The booth will have AeroShell gurus on hand to take questions, share their expertise, and illustrate how AeroShell oils help to protect aircraft engines. Visitors will also be able to take advantage of great show specials on oil, and pick up exclusive 2018 Sun ‘n Fun posters and AeroShell merchandise.

Vanessa Boag, General Manager, Shell Aviation Lubricants, added: “It is with great pleasure that we have extended our partnership with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team. The team has a rich history entertaining crowds across North America and we are proud to continue supporting Mark and his team, giving them the protection and performance they need for their demanding routines.”

Enquiries:

Dan Swallow, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
T: +44 207 413 3773
E: dan.swallow@hkstrategies.com

Notes to editors:

About Shell Aviation

  • Shell Aviation is a leading global supplier of aviation fuels and lubricants. It supplies fuel at around 900 airports in 36 countries. Each year, more than 2 million aircraft are fuelled by Shell.
  • Shell Aviation provides a diverse range of world-class fuels, lubricants and services to all aircraft types. This includes jet fuel and avgas for turbine engine and piston engine aircraft operators respectively, as well as its AeroShell range of engine oils, fluids and greases.
  • Further information can be found on Shell Aviation

About AeroShell Aerobatic Team

  • The AeroShell Aerobatic Team, formed in 1985, is the oldest civilian air show team in North America and in 2014 they were inducted into the Air Show Hall of Fame.
  • Originally known as the North American Aerobatic Team, they have performed at hundreds of air shows across North America in their AT-6 Texan Aircraft, which can reach a max speed of 212mph.
  • With routines that see them make spectacular manoeuvres, the Team rely on the protection provided by AeroShell lubricants’ line-up of high-quality piston engine oils and greases that meet and exceed the high-temperature, high-RPM demands these pilots put on their aircraft.

Royal Dutch Shell plc

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