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Midwest Premier SGF Aviation

September 2017

Springfield, Missouri

There are a number of fables that exist about the origination of the name Phillips 66® ... Frank Phillips was 66 years old when he started the company ... brothers Frank and L.E. Phillips had only $66 left between them when they hit their first oil well. While these are interesting theories, they are not true. What is true is Phillips 66 is a nod to the iconic Route 66. Plus it sounded catchy. How fitting that Phillips 66® Aviation branded FBO Midwest Premier SGF Aviation (Midwest Premier) services Springfield, Missouri, nicknamed the "Birthplace of Route 66.

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Phillips 66 Aviation Launches New Mobile App

August 2017

Houston

App supports aviation industry with relevant, timely information

Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce the launch of their new mobile app. This dynamic app for iOS and Android devices enables users to find and learn more about local FBOs, keep up with aviation industry events, obtain current Contract Fuel price quotes and up-to-date information for the WingPoints® rewards program.

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Eric Whyte Named Recipient of Phillips 66 Aviation's EAA Young Eagles Leadership Award

August 2017

Oshkosh, Wis.

Wisconsin native accepts honor in home state during AirVenture 2017

Phillips 66® Aviation is happy to announce this year’s Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award winner, Eric Whyte, of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Whyte’s experience with the EAA Young Eagles program is unique, holding the distinction of being the first individual to transition from Young Eagle to Young Eagles volunteer pilot.

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Phillips 66 Aviation Names Inaugural Winner for Flight Training Award

August 2017

Oshkosh, Wis.

Wisconsin native accepts honor during AirVenture 2017 EAA Banquet dinner

‘Freedom’ and ‘integrity’ are the two words that Ben Van Handel uses to describe what flight means to him. Van Handel is the first recipient of the Phillips 66® Aviation Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Flight Training Award. The award provides $13,200 to help make an individual’s dreams of flight a reality.

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Central Missouri Aviation

August 2017

Columbia, Missouri

Longtime Phillips 66® Aviation branded location, Central Missouri Aviation, Inc. (CMA) is coming up on their 40th anniversary in aviation – no small feat for any business. So what’s the secret to the FBO’s success?

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EAA Airventure 2017 Filled With ‘Only at Oshkosh’ Moments

August 2017

Oshkosh, Wisconsin

According to EAA Chairman, Jack Pelton, "You could feel the energy as thousands of airplanes arrived early and stayed longer, pushing aircraft camping to capacity for most of the event. The aviators and enthusiasts who attended were engaged, eager and passionate, demonstrating how Oshkosh is the best example of why general aviation is so vitally important to the country."

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Phillips 66 Aviation Announces Shift in Executive Leadership

July 2017

Houston

Phillips 66® Aviation has announced a few changes within its General Aviation team. Those changes include the appointment of Lindsey Grant, Manager, General Aviation, U.S., and Eric McMurphy, Director of Sales, General Aviation, U.S. Grant will replace R.G. (Greg) Still, who will become Manager, Sales Optimization, Branded Sales, U.S. Sales.

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Hillcrest Aircraft Company and Hangar 180 Hosts July 4th Annual Radials'n Rivers Fly In

July 2017

Lewiston, Idaho

Hillcrest Aircraft Company is proud to announce they are hosting the Radials ‘N Rivers Fly In to commemorate the grand opening of their Fixed Base Operations (FBO). The newly branded Phillips 66® Aviation location now offers full service Jet A, and full serve and self-serve 100LL Avgas, aircraft parking with easy access to taxiways. The FBO’s facilities include a pilot’s lounge, conference area with Wi-Fi, phone and computer stations, catering and rental car coordination.

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Valair Aviation

July 2017

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Centrally located on Wiley Post Airport (KPWA) in Oklahoma City, Valair Aviation (Valair) has a history just as rich as the airport’s famed aviator namesake. Dating back to the World War II-era, Valair, originally known as the ServiCenter, has delivered customized solutions to private, commercial and government customers operating turbine and mid-size corporate jets for the past 70 years.

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Eighteen Phillips 66 Aviation FBOs Recognized by Fltplan. Com’s Pilots’ Choice Awards

June 2017

Houston

The results of Fltplan.com’s eighth annual Pilots’ Choice Awards were released and 18 Phillips 66® Aviation FBOs ranked in this year’s survey.

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Phillips 66 Aviation Expands Compassion Flight Program

June 2017

Houston

Phillips 66® Aviation today announced it has expanded its roster of eligible organizations included in its Compassion Flight Fuel Rebate Program.

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Phillips 66 Aviation FBOs Ranked as Best in Class in the Americas According to Ain’s 2017 Survey

June 2017

Houston

Phillips 66® Aviation is proud to announce the first Phillips 66 Flight Training Award. In honor of its 90th anniversary, Phillips 66 Aviation is providing additional support to the EAA Young Eagles program by offering a flight training award in the amount of $13,200.

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