Air Cargo News

February 3, 2017

A & P Mechanics with Experinece on Shorts Needed!

Direct Openings for A & P Mechanics - Various openings / locations, email Recruiter at tracy.harris@aircar.com for more details!

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February 2017

Taking Captain Applications Now for March 16, 2017 Captain Ground School! Email AirCargo Carrier Recruiter at tracy.harris@aircar.com for more information and resume submission process

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December 2016

Taking Applications Now for January 12, 2017 Captain Ground School! Email AirCargo Carrier Recruiter at tracy.harris@aircar.com for more information and resume submission process.

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December 2016

Inquire about AirCargo Carrier's Airline progression program with Omni Air International - - SD3 to B777 - in under 5 yrs. -  guaranteed interview, apply today to learn more!

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October 11, 2016

ACC Purchases another 2 Shorts 360's. one will be delivered to our Puenta Gorda, FL (KPGD) maintenance base and the other will be flown to our primary base in Milwaukee, WI (KMKE).  Both aircraft will be gone over from tip to tail and will be ready for service in 45 days. If you are in need of additional lift, short or long term please contact us at:  /Contact.aspx.

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EAA AirVenture 2016
2016 was our 1st year attending EAA as an exhibitor, in the Education/Career Center. We didn't know what was instore for us at an event that gathered over 500,000 attendees. All I can say is "outstanding" it was a huge success, meeting people from all walks of life around the globe. New employees, contacts and old friend were made and met. If you didn't happen to stop by plan on it for 2017.

The luck winner of the DHL B767 die cast model was B. LeBaron, an inspiring pilot from Utah. Congratulations and we cannot wait until the day you show up to ground school.

A special thanks goes out to our team managing the booth.

Pictured - Jamie, Omar, Luke & Brian.
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July 25 - 31, 2016

Come join us at the 2016 EAA AirVenture. Visit our booth No. C27 in the education/career center to see what possibilities exist.

 

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July 15, 2016

ACC starts a new route effective August 14. We will be flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Houston, TX (IAH) as feeder for DHL.
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March 1, 2016

The "ACC Pilot Evolution Path" is complete. Start a career here! If you journey involves higher education, fly and earn your degree. Complete your (A.S.) in Aviation Science or Aviation Management while obtaining your certificates and ratings. Complete all of this at a quarter of the cost from the largest Colleges. While meeting minimum standards set forth, completing the program you will have a position as First Officer at ACC. In a little over a year upgrade to Captain and obtain your 1000 hours PIC, multi-engine, Transport Category Aircraft time. In two years with 1000 hours PIC time "Evolve" to Omni Air International.

For further information email pilot.hiring@aircar.com

 

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February 24, 2016

It is with GREAT excitement that I can pass along some excellent news to you today! As some of you may know I have been working since August of 2015 to try and create a pathway program with a larger airline for you to move on to from ACC. I am pleased to tell you that as of today Omni Air International has agreed to partner up an agreement with us that will provide you with a guaranteed interview with Omni
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January 8, 2016

ACC, Westfield Flight Academy and Dutchess Community Collage form a PRO pilot flight training course. Combined with your higher education, obtaining your flight certificates, prospective career pilots have a path to full time to full time employment with ACC.
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October 3, 2015

ACC goes across the pond to Portugal to retrieve our latest acquisition. Shorts 360, N427PE started it's ferried back to the US on March 24 2016. The North Atlantic route was crewed by Captain Grimes, First Officer Alvarado along with inflight mechanic Gebhard.
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August 28, 2015

ACC purchases another Short Sherpa C23B previously operated by NASA, N875AC.

 

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July 9, 2015

ACC purchase two Shorts 360's from Pacific Costal Airlines, Vancouver, BC. Tail numbers 564AC & 576AC will both be placed into service in the near future.
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May 22, 2015

ACC purchases a Shorts Sherpa C23B from NASA.

 

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November 7, 2014

ACC has purchased another aircraft. Soon we will be adding this low time C23A to our fleet. N393AC only has 7800 total time.

 

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June 18, 2014

ACC sells two Shorts aircraft. The offer to purchase N264AC a Shorts C23A and N390GA was initiated to Skyquest International on behalf of their customer. The exciting project for the completion was the addition of STC - ST00055WI "install tail cone door", a rear ramp door in N390GA. While an arduous task the order was completed on time.
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May 7, 2014

ACC purchases two Shorts 330's from Mountain Air Cargo. Aircraft will be dismantled for parts.
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August 26, 2014

ACC has finalized the procurement of the entire Short Brothers & Harland SC-7, SD3-30, SD3-30 and Sherpa part inventory from ACLAS Global Limited, the current Shorts distributor. To order or RFQ please contact ACC at 414-482-1711 x 3. Part are also listed on www.ilsmart.com and www.partsbase.com

 

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April 5, 2013

The ownership of ACC is proud to announce the purchase of M&N Aviation Inc, San Juan Puerto Rico. M&N Aviation has been providing Executive passenger and cargo service throughout the Caribbean for over 20 years. We are excited continuing the "World-Class Service with a Caribbean Flair" www.mnaviation.com

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Girl Set To Make Milwaukee, Wisconsin a Destination On Her Transcontinental Flight.

Youngest African-American Female To Fly Across The US.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin-July 8, 2009

Kimberly Anyadike (on-ya-DEE-kay), a fifteen year old girl from Compton, CA is flying across America as the youngest African American female to ever accomplish such a feat. She will be piloting a red-tailed Cessna 170 alongside Captain Ronell Normann who is serving as the safety pilot on behalf of Air Cargo. Capt. Normann volunteered his knowledge and expertise to assist Kimberly on getting to each destination swiftly and safely. Also on board is General Levi Thornhill, a decorated World War II veteran and member of the Tuskegee Airmen. The airplane, which happens to be named after Gen. Thornhill, will be making its way from Compton, CA on June 29th to Newport News, VA. They are currently en route to Detroit, Michigan and will be arriving in Milwaukee between 11AM and 1PM tomorrow.

The trip is intended to be a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen who risked their lives for a country that was not willing to initially give them the credit they deserved. Robin Petgrave, owner of Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum, stresses the importance of history, heritage and legacy by educating children about the Tuskegee Airmen. Kimberly admits much of the trip is to honor the Airmen, but there are many more prevalent motivating factors here.news1 "When someone tells you that you don't have the cognitive ability to do something, it makes it that much better to go out and say that you did it," Says the fifteen year old Kimberly. Just last year her sister, Kelly, set a world record for flying four fixed wing planes in a single day. Kimberly hopes that accomplishments such as these will inspire young people to pursue their dreams to no avail. The trip has been made possible by Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum, which has a program set in place that provides scholarship and after-school programs for young at-risk youth. Kimberly has been a part of the Compton Airport-based program and has been flying since she was 12. Kimberly will visit with members of the East Coast chapter of TAM in hopes of inspiring and motivating her fellow students by showing if she can do it, they can too.

Air Cargo was gracious enough to donate a pilot, fuel, and lodging along the way at a number of stops in order to aid the group throughout the process. The trip will have several stops to allow other Tuskegee Airmen across the country to autograph the airplane so that their spirit will always fly with the students. We are delighted to announce that after the trip to DC, Kimberly Anyadike will be flying to Milwaukee on July 9th where she will be welcomed and celebrated by Air Cargo. Levi Thornhill will also be awarded a commemorative certificate for all of his accomplishments. When thinking of these accomplishments, it is stated best by Air Cargo's very own Flight Operations Manager, Theodore Prince, "It is because of the sacrifices of men like Levi Thornhill that we have the opportunities today to participate fully as Americans. For me specifically, the opportunities that I have had, both in the Military and in Aviation are a direct result of the Tuskegee Airmen and the accomplishments of Levi Thornhill's generation."

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May 2009
ACC has installed a new Phone System.

To better service our customers, business associates and employees, Air Cargo Carriers recently installed a new state-of-the-art phone solution. Callers will notice new options to aid in directing their call and our employees will have many more tools available to provide a higher level of customer service. Some of the changes the caller will notice right away are:
  • New 4 digit extensions ("7" was added at the beginning of all extensions. If you were used to calling an ACC employee at Ext. 444, you will now dial 7444). This change allows for a more a more user friendly Automated Attendant.
  • New Dial-by-Name Directory. When in the Automated Attendant, Dial * to access this feature. Using the alphanumeric buttons on your phone, punch in the first three letters of the individuals last name to be connected to your desired contact at ACC.
  • New Automated Attendant. We increased the functionality of the Automated Attendant to ensure the caller will reach the individual or department they require.
  • Calls directed to our Dispatch Department, (Option 1 or Extension 600) will be recorded for quality assurance and training purposes. Please take some time to become familiar with our new Automated Attendant and become familiar with the options and features it has to offer. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the new system.

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January 2009
ACC has been awarded two new routes from DHL!

- Air Cargo Carriers is now operating a Shorts 360 from Harrisburg, PA (KMDT) to Wilmington, OH (KILN) daily
- Air Cargo Carriers is now operating a Shorts 360 from Houston, TX (KIAH) to Austin, TX (AUS) daily
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January 2009
ACC has been awarded a new Route!

- Air Cargo Carriers is now operating a Shorts 330 from Champaign, IL (KCMI) to Peoria, IL (KPIA) from Monday to Saturday every week
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Hurricane Paloma hit Cayman Brac and Little Cayman early on November 8th as a category 4 storm. Cayman Brac was hit the hardest and over 90% of the buildings there suffered significant damage. Several local business owners in the Caymans, in cooperation with a nationally known home building supply chain, donated generators and chainsaws to the people of "Le Brac" as the locals there call it. Another prominent individual in Grand Cayman donated the money to have these supplies flown from Georgetown, Texas. We delivered the first load of generators to Cayman Brac on November 12th and flew back to the States.

The call came a day later for us to pick up and deliver another load of generators along with some chainsaws. After loading the cargo in GTU, we made our way down to Grand Cayman to clear customs inbound, get fuel, and then continued on to Cayman Brac to deliver the cargo. As we continued to meet local officials on Cayman Brac, we discovered that they needed our plane and services to ferry much needed building supplies from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac.

ACC donated some flight time and fuel to help the Cayman Fire Department get some Ice and Water shield rolls, Fiber Rock, and insulation delivered quickly to Cayman Brac so they can begin repairs to the high school. We also ferried a full load of donated supplies from local Grand Cayman businesses to Cayman Brac, including much needed food. The whole experience was extremely rewarding for me as I've been through several hurricanes myself while growing up in Louisiana. I've experienced first hand the damage and hardships caused by these storms and I was honored to be able to help out.

I wish to pass along to all ACC Employees the heart-felt gratitude of everyone in the Caymans. We were welcomed like family and thanked with hugs and home cooked meals. It felt great to be able to help and it gave me more meaning to the Thanksgiving holidays this year.

Captain Michael Lane

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October 11, 2016

ACC purchases another 2 Shorts 360's. One will be delivered to our Punta Gorda, FL (KPGD) maintenance base and the other will be flow to our primary base in Milwaukee (KMKE). Both aircraft will be gone through from tip to tail and will be ready for service in 45 days. If you're in need of additional lift short term or have a long term desire feel free to contact us.