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


AVX Hosts Congressman Jake Ellzey

By Steve Schultz | June 25, 2024

Pictured: Steve Schultz, Congressman Jake Ellzey, Kendall Goodman AVX Aircraft was honored to host Congressman Jake Ellzey (TX-6) at our new Alliance Airport facility on June 24th.  As a retired U.S. Navy fighter pilot, and a fierce advocate for small business and innovation, Congressman Ellzey is a strong supporter of AVX and our advanced research…

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AVX hosts Galaxy UAS

By Steve Schultz | June 3, 2024

AVX Aircraft was pleased to host Galaxy UAS in our new facility at Alliance Airport.  Discussions centered around collaboration and how our two Fort Worth companies can work together, along with other Texas entities, to advance development of uncrewed aircraft and the required eco-system for both the military and commercial sectors.  Pictured L-R are Scott…

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AVX employees “Take 5” to view the solar eclipse. 

By Steve Schultz | April 12, 2024

The clouds broke for several minutes in Benbrook, TX on April 8th allowing AVX employees to enjoy this once in a lifetime view of a total solar eclipse. We noticed the skies turning gray and folks were heading outside to view this amazing phenomenon where the moon was in perfect alignment with the sun here in the DFW…

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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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