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New VFS President Visits AVX

By Steve Schultz | Sept. 21 2023

Pictured with Scott Helsing, Kendall Goodman, AP Camele

AVX Aircraft was proud to host Mr. Angelo Collins, President of Vertical Flight Society (VFS) on 21 September in our Benbrook office.   Mr. Collins was in town to deliver the keynote speech at the VFS Southwest Chapter networking event and to share his vision for the organization and on some industry insights.  If you are interested in learning more about VFS, please check out their website www.vtol.org

 

AVX Aircraft and Xiphos Partners Team to develop “FleetSpace powered by METIS”

By Steve Schultz | January 25, 2024

Dan Cardiello, Managing Director Xiphos Partners and Don Taylor, AVX CFO sign the “FleetSpace powered by METIS” Teaming Agreement! Celebrate!  AVX Aircraft Company and Xiphos Partners, Inc. have formally entered into a teaming agreement to develop “FleetSpace powered by METIS“, a powerful mission planning, fleet management, and maintenance optimization tool enhanced by advanced data analytics…

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AVX Aircraft among companies selected by DARPA to develop next gen VTOL UAS

By Steve Schultz | June 22, 2023
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AVX Aircraft Supports US Army EDGE 23

By Steve Schultz | May 25, 2023

19 May 2023 – AVX Aircraft Company, Benbrook, TX is proud to support US Army Experimental Demonstration Gateway Exercise (EDGE 23) recently held at Yuma Proving Grounds, AZ.   Corey Pearce and Sam Heim (pictured here) participated in the Sustainment portion of the exercise, demonstrating advancements in AVX’s FleetSpace Operations Planning and Maintenance Optimization Tool.  Working…

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AVX Awarded US Army Data Refinement and Reduction for Aviation Sustainment Contract

By Steve Schultz | February 13, 2023

On 09 Nov 2022 AVX Aircraft Company, Benbrook, TX was awarded a contract in support of U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) for Data Refinement and Reduction for Aviation Sustainment (DRRAS).  AVX in collaboration with Texas Tech University (TTU) Institute for Materials, Manufacturing and Sustainment (IMMS) and Penn State University (PSU) Applied Research Laboratory…

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AVX awarded US Army contract to develop All-Electric Flight Control System

By Steve Schultz | November 11, 2022

On 07 Oct 2022 AVX Aircraft Company, Benbrook, TX was awarded a contract to continue development of an All Electric Flight Control System (AEFCS) in support of U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM).  AVX in collaboration with Moog Inc., East Aurora, NY is developing the AEFCS using state of the art electro-mechanical actuator technologies…

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Congratulations to Julian Schneider

By Steve Schultz | August 18, 2022

Congratulations to Julian Schneider (right) for completing his 3-month internship with AVX Aircraft.  Julian is entering his Senior Year at UTA this Fall, majoring in Computer Engineering.  Pictured with Corey Pearce, AVX Program Manager, Julian worked on Corey’s FleetSpace team, developing cutting edge Mission and Maintenance Planning Software for the U.S. Army.  In only three…

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AVX Aircraft Showcases FleetSpace Technology at Army’s EDGE22

By Steve Schultz | May 26, 2022

Future vertical lift technology is here. Much focus is on the Army’s selection of the next generation’s attack and recon aircraft.  History suggests costs to sustain these aircraft over the next 30 years will be about 70 percent of the total life-cycle costs, therefore, New Innovative Sustainment Technologies will play a key role in the…

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US Army Edge 22

By Steve Schultz | April 25, 2022

AVX supporting Army Aviation at Edge 22 AVX Aircraft in partnership with Texas Tech University and Penn State are proud to support US Army Futures Command at Edge 22.  AVX will be proudly revealing FLEETSPACE, an      AI-enabled, digital dashboard designed to optimize flight operations mission and maintenance planning. www.avxaircraft.com

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AVX to Display at AAAA 2022

By Steve Schultz | March 22, 2022

AAAA is here! AVX Aircraft will proudly display at this year’s Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Annual Summit in Nashville, TN. Please visit us at booth #2817 on the showroom floor. The US Army Aviation Community depends on AVX for developing cutting edge technologies across all three aspects of our business: S&T, UAS, and…

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AVX RECON Prototype First Transition to Airplane Mode

By Steve Schultz | February 22, 2022

AVX Recon UAS Prototype successfully made its first transition to Airplane Mode on 15 February at a local test site west of Ft. Worth.  The aircraft performed a vertical take-off, was incredibly stable in a hover, and made a full transition to airplane mode, flying for several minutes before returning to the landing zone where…

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