Flying High with Phillips 66 Aerostars

SUN ‘n FUN Int’l Fly-In Expo 2018 - Lakeland, Florida - announced this week that the Phillips 66® Aerostars aerobatic team is a new brand ambassador for

The Phillips 66 Aerostars are a precision aerobatic performance team that thrills audiences across the nation, requiring precise communication, navigation, and reliable equipment that allow the team to fly wingtip-to-wingtip at over 250 miles per hour in their new Extra 300L aircraft.

The Phillips 66 Aerostars team says they chose to partner with GlobalParts because of their commitment to keeping aircraft in the air. Phillips 66 Aerostar pilot Paul Hornick said, “We are excited to team up with GlobalParts because of their broad capabilities of parts procurement, overhaul and repair services that all come with the best reputation in the industry.”

Chief Operating Officer for, Malissa Nesmith commented, “The Phillips 66 Aerostars are true leaders in their field and carry a high degree of credibility that speak to all levels of aviation professionals. GlobalParts supports Phillips 66 as an active distributor of their aviation lubricants and elected to work with the Phillips 66 Aerostars because of their 16-years of experience as airshow performers and diverse aviation background ranging from international corporate flying to long-haul Boeing 777 transport.”

The pilots from the Phillips 66 Aerostars are comprised of former military, current Gold Seal instructors, airline check airman, and Designated Pilot Examiners who treat the aircraft like their very own. The team also fly/own Piper Cub, Mooney, Baron, and Champ aircraft.

SUN ‘n FUN attendees are invited to an autograph meet & greet session with the Phillips 66 Aerostar team at the flight line location (#MD-10D) on Wednesday, April 11th, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. For more information about the variety of services available from GlobalParts, SUN ‘n FUN attendees can also visit their indoor booth at #A063 or go to

About was founded in 2003 to serve the worldwide aviation spares market with cost effective, quality parts. is a certified distributor of aviation spares and has earned ISO AS9120B and ASA-100 accreditation for quality management systems. Through parts distribution, has evolved and added a Federal Aviation Administration-certified repair station and in-house, build-to-print part manufacturing capabilities to its operations. Recently, was designated by the OEM as the support company for 20/30/50 series Learjet business jets. The overhaul/ repair service, Global Parts Aero Services, Inc is FAA Part 145 certified and the manufacturing service, Global Parts Aero Manufacturing, Inc. is ISO is ISO AS9100D accredited. With the addition of Global-Parts Aero Structures, the GlobalParts Group now includes the parts distribution division, Global Parts Manufacturing, the fabrication segment that was added in 2014, Global Parts Aero Services, and Global Parts Properties, which manages the company’s physical assets, and Interceptor Aviation which is responsible for oversight and support of the Meyers Aircraft airframe.

About Phillips 66 Aerostars

The Phillips 66 Aerostars have been performing together, side by side at around 250 mph, for more than a decade. And while these guys are precision aerobatic pilots, they stay well grounded. Like many of us, they have a passion they take very seriously: engines. Whether it’s the car they commute in, a vintage restoration project, the radial engine in their beloved Yak 52TW, or their new Extra 300L planes, they know how to protect them to ensure a long life. From flying high to Sunday drives, these aerobatic superstars trust Phillips 66 Lubricants to keep their world running smoothly.