Recipient of the 2014 Greater Miami Aviation Association (GMAA) Corporate Achievement Award
Recipient of the 2014 Miami-Dade Police Department Police Training Institute Training Award (Aviation)
Recipient of the 2015 Miami-Dade School Board Exemplary Dade Partner Award District Wide


Well over a decade ago on the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers first powered flight, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group was established as an efficient and dedicated team of aviation professionals geared to serve and assist in the needs of the clients so as to assist them achieve their regulatory, technical, operational and productivity goals by applying a broad range of professional services in a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consulting Group Gets an Inside Look at The Brazilian Air Force EMB-145 RS/AGS Surveillance Aircraft

After a quick, but heavy seasonal rain showers, which fell upon the flight line at N.A.S Key West, the visit was not dampen, but provided the special effect for this photograph aircraft (FAB 6751) all thanks to Mother Nature
The flight-deck of the EMB-145 RS/AGS with flight crews about to undertake their pre-flight check list run. Basically, the cockpit is very similar to the commercial variant of the ERJ-145 Regional Jet

The sides and lower "Blisters" and "Bulge" houses the aircraft main strength its synthetic aperture radar sensors and antennas. Despite the unorthodox appearance, and the "deformation" of the fuselage, it proves to be very aerodynamic and does not stymie the aircraft performance in flight Shown at his station onboard aircraft (FAB 6751) is the sensor one operator. Sensor One (SS1) station handles the synthetic aperture radar tracking and control. The inner cabin is equipped with five other "Sensor" stations.
N.A.S Key West, Key West, Florida 6/7 June 2009: On the weekend in which American service Veterans past and present celebrated D-Day +Plus 65 years, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group were invited to Naval Air Station Key West so as to get an upfront and controlled operational tour of the Brazilian Air Force latest surveillance aircraft, the EMB-145 RS/AGS.
The EMB 145 RS/AGS is an advanced asset capable of providing real-time and near real-time imagery and electronic intelligence over ground objectives.
It's equipped with an extensive sensor suite ranging from a high-performance Synthetic Aperture Radar to Electro-Optical and Multi-Spectral sensors in addition to communications and electronic exploitation systems. It's capable of reaching operating areas and altitudes in a very short time. The EMB 145 RS/AGS is another member of the successful family of Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance aircraft based on Embraer regional ERJ 145 jet and is one of the world's most advanced and powerful Remote Sensing aircraft currently available.
The aircraft is powered by the Rolls Royce AE3007 engine which produces about 20% more thrust than the commercial version operating as a Regional Jets.
The visit which was coordinated by and between the Brazilian Consultant of Miami and the U.S. Air Force Association, allowed the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group to be the only Miami based Aviation Consultant Firm to have had this privilege. As the market and world events continue to change, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group within the past twenty months has found itself accomplishing and tending to more issue either directly or indirectly consisting Military matters both within the Continental United States or as its know within the "business" outside of "CONUS". Thus a testament to its continuous flexibility to adapt and engage various and board aviation issues.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consulting Group Undertakes an Operational Visit of U.S.C.G Air Station Miami

Shown from left to right: Roosevelt Viana of ProAero Aviation LLC of Brazil / 94th ACG partner, U.S.C.G Air Station Miami Flight Safety Officer Lt. Dan Deutermann and Benny F. Benitez Founder & CEO 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group
Roosevelt Viana enjoys a laughs with Lt. Deutermann, as they share stories of helicopter operations and compare the difference and similarity's between the Brazilian Air Force of which Roosevelt flew for and the United States Coast Guard Coast Guard HU-25 "Falcon" # 2135 is towed out of the hangar for a scheduled operational flight. The HU-25 undertake many law enforcement missions
A line up of U.S.C.G Air Station Miami Fleet of HH-65C's. U.S.C.G Air Station Miami currently has and operates a total of six (6) HH-65C's. These helicopters serve as a multi-mission search and rescue (SAR) platforms
One of the first newly delivered "MH-65" to the air station. The MH-65 is a new version of the "HH-65" capable of having self defense in the way of mounted machine guns, "up armor" and much more powerful engines. Note: The yellow hose plugged into the side of aircraft "6606" is a "Humidifier / Humidity" controlled air supplied into the cabin, as the local weather in Miami is not conducive to avionics and interior items and all station aircraft's when on the ground are in a sort of "controlled storage condition" for preservation
#2102 one of five (5) HU-25 assigned to U.S.C.G Air Station Miami. The HU-25 is a solid and stable platform mostly utilized for law enforcement missions and duties. In the very near future the venerable HU-25 will be replaced with the CASA 235-300 aircraft, which the U.S.C.G has given it the classification of the HC-144 of which the agency shall receive a total of 36 aircraft's and of which the type shall be stationed at C.G.A.S. Miami

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group Founder & CEO Benny F. Benitez is given a full interior / equipment check-out within the HU-25 #2102. Situated in the rear of the HU-25 cabin is the "Surveillance Control Station" The HU-25 is equipped with a lower belly "IR / FLIR" unit

Opa Locka, Florida 2nd June 2009: In their never ending support toward those who protect our Nations boarders and interest, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th ACG) is establishing a professional relationship with the United States Coast Guard Air Station Miami to provide a supplementary training factor toward their Crew Resource Management (CRM) training for the flight crews.
Blending the real life experience of actually meeting and speaking to survivors of well established and studied commercial airline crashes such as Eastern Airlines Flight 401, the 1972 crash of a Lockheed L-1011, which established and started (CRM).
The (94th ACG) is closely working with the Air Station Flight Safety Department to blend their experience, contacts and training materials from the commercial airline realm so as to "enhance" the U.S.C.G. Aircrews training syllabus for their safety stand down training period.
The Command at Air Station Miami is both supportive and appreciative of the (94th ACG) efforts. As multi-mission / multi-talented organization, the (94th ACG) taps and draws upon their past and established military experience in such areas as aviation training, maintenance, operations and mission planning, especially with squadron level safety stand downs.
Also, in another project of which the (94th ACG) is possibly to undertake, concerns the training of the Panamanian Self Defense Force in a general safety / risk reduction familiarization (FAM) course toward safe aviation operation for their fleet consisting of civilian helicopters and small general aviation aircraft's, the U.S. Coast Guard has indicated that they would be able to assist the (94th ACG) with their project concerning the Panamanian Self Defense Force.

Monday, June 1, 2009

the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consulting Group Salutes RAF Flight Lieutenant Michelle Goodman, The RAF 1st Woman D.F.C Recipient

Royal Air Force (R.A.F) Helicopter Pilot Flight Lieutenant Michelle Goodman the R.A.F first woman Distinguish Flying Cross recipient.
RAF Brize Norton 1st June 2009: In a phone interview, the Founder & CEO of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group, Benny F. Benitez, through the assistance of the British Consulate in New York City had the professional pleasure of speaking to Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant, Michelle Goodman to extend onto her a congratulatory "job well done" on behave of the Miami "305" aviation community for her awarded Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) on 7th March 2008 for services in Iraq.
On 1st June 2007, whilst flying a EH-101 Merlin, Flt Lt Goodman was the aircraft captain of the Incident Reaction Team (IRT) based at Basra Air Station concerning a high risk rescue mission. Hopefully, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group is working to have Flight Lieutenant visit Miami for the Nov 2009 Homestead U.S.A.F Airshow.