AMTSociety's Executive Director, Tom Hendershot, to Be Inducted into the OX5 Aviation Pioneers

Hendershot will be the only inductee from the U.S. at the organization's 56th Annual Reunion.


The OX5 Aviation Pioneers was organized in 1955 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, "To compile and record in detail the historical and educational history of the development of air transportation. To perpetuate the memory of pioneer airmen and their great sacrifices, accomplishments and contributions to the development of civil aviation and to do honor to all pioneers in aviation, especially those associated with the OX5 engine." The OX5 Aviation Pioneers Aviation Hall of Fame ceremony will take place in Hammondsport, New York, on September 23rd - 25th, 2011.

AMTSociety is a growing organization focused on the aviation maintenance technician. Its mission is to actively promote and protect the professional aircraft maintenance technician, enhance the future of the profession, and to provide resources and benefits to its members. AMTSociety focuses on individual self-improvement for members including technological advancement, safety enhancements, and maintenance human factors training.

AMTSociety is part of the Diversified media group at Cygnus, which also includes Airport Business, Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Ground Support Worldwide, and the Cygnus Aviation Expo. The company reaches millions of professionals annually. As one of America's top business-to-business media companies, Cygnus is leading the way in providing targeted content to top decision-makers and organizations. The company’s corporate initiatives and organizational architecture are built with one goal: fully engaging audiences in aviation, building & construction, public safety & security, and agriculture vertical markets, as well as diversified industries such as transportation, printing, accounting, and vending.

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