'Osh for a Cause' Raises $1,600 for EAA Young Eagles Program

Bend, Ore – Precise Flight, Inc. and GlobalParts.aero are proud to announce that a total of $1,610 was raised for EAA’s Young Eagles program during ‘Osh for a Cause,’ on Tuesday, July 25th at EAA Airventure 2017.

‘Osh for a Cause’ featured celebrity pilots and the opportunity for fans to connect with their favorite aviator while supporting youth in aviation. In attendance were well known aviators such as the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, Allison Leeward, Deon Mitton and Jessica Bauman. Funds were raised through the sale of raffle tickets for prizes donated by Precise Flight, Inc., Deon Mitton Photography, MGF, and Grypmat. In addition, GlobalParts.aero donated a matching gift to match funds raised through ticket sales.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled for the success of our inaugural Osh for a Cause fundraiser,” said Malissa Nesmith, Senior VP/COO of GlobalParts.aero. “On behalf of GlobalParts.aero and our partners at Precise Flight, Inc., thank you to all of our celebrities and attendees for coming together to support young aviators worldwide.”

GlobalParts.aero and Precise Flight have released a brief video recap of Osh for a Cause which can be viewed online at http://bit.ly/oshforacause.

For questions or more information about Osh for a Cause, please contact Kelly Jenkins, Precise Flight Marketing Director, at kelly.jenkins@preciseflight.com.


About Young Eagles

Founded in 1992, the Young Eagles program has dedicated nearly 25 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane. It’s the only program of its kind, with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation. Today, the Young Eagles program has flown over 2 million kids with the help of EAA’s network of volunteer pilots and ground volunteers.

About Precise Flight, Inc.

Headquartered in Bend, Oregon, Precise Flight, Inc. has been a global leader in aviation safety and performance for over 37 years. Precise Flight supplies innovative solutions and products for every type of aircraft. From major commercial airlines and fleet operators, to business jets, rotorcraft, and all segments of general aviation, Precise Flight's products make flying safer and the business of flying more profitable. Precise Flight's products, including the Pulselite® System, LED and HID lighting systems, fixed and portable oxygen systems, and SpeedBrakes, are installed on a wide variety of aircraft around the world. For more information, visit www.preciseflight.com.

GLOBALPARTS Group, Inc.

The Global Parts Group of companies began when GlobalParts.aero was founded in 2003 to serve the worldwide aviation spares market with cost effective, quality parts. GlobalParts.aero is a certified distributor of aviation spares and has earned ISO 9001+AS9120A and ASA-100 accreditation for quality management systems. Expanding from parts distribution with GlobalParts.aero; the Global Parts Group has evolved and grown, adding two Federal Aviation Administration-certified repair stations, in-house, build-to-print part manufacturing capabilities to its operations and is an affiliate partner to Interceptor Aviation Inc. The FAA & EASA Certified Part 145 repair stations include Global Parts Aero Services, Inc, specializing in component overhaul/repair services for hydraulics, pneumatics, wheels & brakes, crew oxygen and electronics. The other certified FAA & EASA Part 145 repair station is Global Parts Aero Structures, Inc., with ISO 9001+AS9100C certification, and operations specializing in precision sheet metal repair services for engine cowlings/inlets, thrust reversers, leading edges, and other airframe related articles. The in-house, build to print, part manufacturing service is through Global Parts Aero Manufacturing, Inc. specializing in precision 5-axis machining, including hard metals (titanium and steel) and is also ISO 9001+ AS9100C accredited. Interceptor Aviation Inc., as an affiliate company, is the owner of FAA Type Certificate No. 3A18, which includes all the FAA approved Type Design data and associated intellectual property of the Meyers M200 and Interceptor I400 aircraft models.