SHELL AVIATION AND THE AEROSHELL AEROBATIC TEAM CONTINUE PARTNERSHIP
London, United Kingdom –- Shell Aviation today announces that it is has extended its partnership with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team for a further three years. Shell Aviation’s AeroShell Lubricants has been the proud sponsor of the aerobatic display team since 2003, with the pilots relying on the protection that the company’s range of high-quality engine oils and greases provide.
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.”
Members (in photo) 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.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.