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.

Friday, May 25, 2012

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group Providing Client Support In The Return To Service & Financial Evaluation Of a Boeing 747-400

A former Singapore 747-400

The profile of the subject aircraft from its starboard side

The inside of the 747-400 cockpit

The general neighborhood were the 94th ACG operated

Mike "G" at the "Big Board" as checked each day for production status

Victorville, California 17th-25th May 2010: Not since the Summer of 2010 has elements of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th ACG) seen the high desert of Victorville, California, but from 17th to 25th May it saw the 94th ACG once again operating back in Victorville.
As with their last 65 day plus deployment to Victorville back in Summer of 2010 when dealing with a 747-400 (s/n 27099 / N744AR formerly JA8912) for the Iraqi Government, once again it concern a Boeing 747-400, but due to the sensitivity of the project and client request, the 94th ACG has been instructed NOT to disclose the aircraft tail number or its serial number as a result of confidentiality.
It could be told that the subject aircraft was a former Singapore Airline aircraft and has only been in storage for a short period.
The mission of the 94th ACG was to oversee the tail end Quality Assurance /FAR check of the heavy service package accomplished so as ensure conformity for a ferry flight Out Side the Continental United States (O.C.O.N.U.S). In conjunction with the technical portion of the service, the (94th ACG) simultaneously performed a financial appraisal of the subject aircraft for the Coutts & Co., which is is one of the United Kingdom private banking houses, now wholly owned by the Royal Bank of Scotland Group This portion of the serviced allowed the client to obtain the required "particle" funding for the acquisition of the aircraft.
Through company clients of the 94th ACG like Million Air who happens to operate the FBO, fuel Service at Victorville allowed for easy acquisition of fuel for the ferry flight. The destination of the aircraft has also been placed as "Confidential" by the client, but it could be told that it was delivered to a well publicized part of the world for sustained operation of certain interest.
94th ACG established and time proven experience with "heavies" such as the 747 and dealing with the heavy maintenance provider made them an added value / force multiplier to the client so as to keep their operational schedule and requirements. The 94th ACG next operational task at the commencement of June, shall see them once again dealing with another well known and experience platform concerning a Lockheed product, we refer to the venerable C-130 Hercules.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

94th AeroCliams-Aviation Consultant Group Supporting the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) InfraGard Program South Florida Conference

FBI InfraGard Logo

Shown from left to right is Mr. Chris Cochran, FBI InfraGard Member, FBI Citizen Academy Graduate (2012) and an associate consultant member (Logistics / AOG) of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th ACG) as shown with Benny  Benitez Founder & CEO of the 94th ACG, also an FBI InfraGard member and 2010 graduate of the FBI Citizen Academy program

Shown from left to right is Dr. Eric S. Ackerman Phd, Dean Nova Southeastern University, Benny Benitez and Miami FBI / South Florida InfraGard Coordinator

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 19th April 2012: On 19th April at the Sheraton Hotel at Fort Lauderdale Airport, the FBI InfraGard Southern Chapter, headed by Dr. Eric S. Ackerman, Phd (President) as supported by its Bureau coordinator and the other members of the chapter board hosted the first Southern, InfraGard regional conference. 
The conference had well over 120 plus people in attendance as well as numerous speakers from the Bureau and civilian sector of industry. Topic such as cyber crimes, National cyber security issues and the threat of Nations resorting to cyber warfare were all topics of interest and review.
It is with great pride and pleasure that the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group Founder & CEO Benny Benitez serves as a member of the board of directors to the South Florida InfraGard Chapter as their subject matter expert concerning "Aviation" and its presence and effect within the South Florida market / industry.
Aviation is a vital source toward the infrastructure of our Nation and South Florida being a region strong in aviation as well as Marine, the insight that industry professionals bring to InfraGard are of value toward the safe guarding of our local markets, industry and our Nation as a whole.
It should be noted that currently, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th ACG) has seven of its associate consultant members within the InfraGard program and two as graduates of the FBI Citizen Academy program with others to follow, thus making the (94th ACG) one of the only professional aviation consultant group in South Florida with such an affiliation and relationship toward the Bureau, a fact that they are proud of.

94th AeroClaims Aviation Consultant Group Meets With Boeing Test Pilot Jerry White and learns about the Boeing Dash-80 Project

94th AeroClaims Aviation Consultant Group Founder & CEO Benny Benitez poses for a photo with Boeing Test Pilot Mr. Jerry White at the April 11th 2012 meeting of the Miami Maintenance Management Council (MMMC) 

The Boeing Dash 80 the prototype model to the famed Boeing 707 as she currently sits in splendor at the National Air & Space / Steve Udvar Hazy Museum in Dulles, Virginia

The Boeing Dash 80 as she sat in Pima, Arizona before being made ready for a ferry flight from Pima, Arizona to Seattle, Washington (Boeing) after being in desert storage for seventeen years and thus eventfully flown to Dulles International Airport and onto permanent display the Museum. Both  ferry flights of the Dash-80 were flown by Mr. White as pilot in command

Shown with Jerry White is Rodrigo "Rod" Huete, USAF / FAA Test Pilot and USAF Lt. Col (Ret.) Rod a distinguished friend and colleague of the 94th ACG is a valued asset for his specialized skills. Both Rod and Jerry are veterans of the USAF Test Pilot School thus located at the Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California

Jerry being shown after being given the appreciation gift by the Miami Maintenance Management Council (MMMC) of the solid metal B747 desk top model for his amazing presentation concerning his role as Boeing Test pilot for many of Boeing commercial models, as well as his insight on the Dash-80 restoration project, which saved and preserved a great treasure of American aviation

Miami Springs, Florida 11th April 2012: Thanks to the effort of our dear friend and distinguished colleague, Lt. Col. Rodrigo "Rod" Huete USAF (Ret.) those who were in attendance at the April 11th, 2012 meeting of the Miami Maintenance Management Council (MMMC) meeting experienced a brilliant presentation of a part of American aviation history as presented by Boeing Test Pilot, Mr. Jerry White.
Mr. White provided everyone with a keen insight as to the restoration of the Boeing Dash-80, the prototype to the famed Boeing 707 design that ushered in the commercial jet age in the United Stated and the world at large.
Jerry, personal insight into Boeing from a Test Pilot prospective concerning the Dash-80 to his recent involvement with the Boeing 747-800 or as known in the business, the Boeing 747-8 and subsequently all  other Boeing commercial aircraft models in between was well received and appreciated by over forty plus local aviation professional from within the Miami / South Florida area who were in attendance.
We at the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group wish to thank Jerry for flying all the way out from Seattle to share with all of us here in Miami.