SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, JULY 12, 2012 – Bruce’s Custom Covers announced today their donation of auction items in support of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Young Eagles program. Bruce’s Custom Covers will provide two custom fitted aircraft covers in support of Young Eagles in conjunction with the forthcoming Gathering of Eagles event. Bruce’s Custom Covers is the recognized innovation and quality leader in protective covers for airplanes, jets, helicopters, gliders, off-link jet engines and more. Covers and plugs offer AOG protection from the elements and enhance the safety, utility and operation of any aircraft.
EAA’s Gathering of Eagles is an annual event held during AirVenture Oshkosh. In 2012, the 27th Gathering of Eagles event will include a series of fundraising auctions with proceeds supporting EAA Young Eagles (www.youngeagles.org). Young Eagles is a program designed to inspire young aviators to take part in aviation and to encourage their involvement in the fascinating world of flying.
In each of two auctions, the high bidder will receive an aircraft covering system from Bruce’s, custom fitted to their aircraft. The cover will include a logo and/or tail number imprint plus a duffle bag for storage. Each custom cover package is valued up to $550.00.
The first auction will take place online and is open to all EAA members and patrons of the aviation community. Bidders will be supporting EAA Young Eagles with their contribution. To participate in the online auction, visit http://www.airventure.org/auction. Auction ends July 20, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. CDT.
Second, a silent auction will take place on the evening of Thursday, July 26th in the Eagle Hangar at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, starting at 5:30 p.m. Participants and bidders at this Gathering of Eagles event will be supporting the Young Eagles program. For more information on this event, please visit http://www.airventure.org/gathering.
Adam Ferris of Bruce’s Custom Covers commented, “We encourage our customers and partners to bid on these items. A custom fitted cover would make a great gift for any aircraft owner. Covers are an excellent way to protect from damaging solar rays, airborne debris and more.” He continued, “A well-built and properly fitted cover contributes to making flying safer and more enjoyable. Bruce’s Custom Covers is grateful to be participating in the Gathering of Eagles events pleased to donate the protective covering solutions in its support.”
Bruce’s Custom Covers and Aircraft Covers, Inc. is the industry leader in protective covering systems for all aircraft types. Bruce’s uses state-of-the-art materials and methodologies to ensure durability, quality and finish. Bruce’s is committed to advancing the science and art of cover design in service to the demands and expectations of its customers worldwide. See Bruce’s Custom Covers at AirVenture Oshkosh in booth #3092.
For further information, contact Aircraft Covers, Inc, DBA: Bruce's Custom Covers, 989 East California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, call 408-738-3959 or toll-free 1-800-777-6405 (in U.S. and Canada), email@example.com, or visit www.aircraftcovers.com.
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