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.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group In Support of INFRAGARD and the Federal Bureau Of Investigation Is To Coordinate And Execute An Aviation Law Enforcement Symposium In Miami, Florida In May 2014

The official INFRAGARD logo check out the South Florida INFRAGARD Chapter website at www.infragardmiami.com The main / National website could be found at www.infragard.org
Shown are two of Miami-Dade Police Aviation A-Star helicopters AS350B3. Shown is tail number N807MP manufactured in 2010 with serial number 4988 and N804MP, serial number 7153 made in 2011
Department of Homeland Security operates the Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk which are based at Homestead Reserve Air Base
North of Miami-Dade in Broward County, the Broward Sheriff Office (BSO) operates the Eurocopter EC-135P1. Shown is aircraft N158BC, with manufacture serial number 0134 produced in 1999
Within Miami-Dade over at Opa Locka Airport (KOPF) the U.S. Coast Guard operates the Aerospatiale HH-65 and MH-65 Daulphin helicopter. The "MH" designates an armed version of the HH-65 
Through a DHLS grant, the City of Miami operates the Eurocopter EC-120B helicopter. Shown is tail number N380MP, which was manufactured in 2005 and has a serial number of 1406
Local South Florida Law Enforcement also employs "Fixed Wing" air assets as well, as shown here is Department of the Interior Partenavia-Spa with tail number N701, serial number 390-03-0B2 manufactured back in 1990

Miami, Florida 13th March 2014: As an avid and staunch supporter of Federal, State and County Law Enforcement and having had the professional and operational pleasure to have experienced aiding and assisting various agencies and departments, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th-ACG) under the leadership of Benny F. Benitez in supporting the South Florida INFRAGARD Chapter (check out infragardmiami.com) is undertaking the first ever aviation law enforcement, one day conference to be held in Miami, Florida. The event is tentatively being scheduled to be held at Coast Guard Air Station Miami situated at Opa Locka Airport (KOPF) on Thursday 22nd May 2014.
The (94th-ACG) is coordinating the creation and execution of the event with great support from the U.S. Coast Guard who are kindly providing their facility at the air-station for the event.
Aside from a line up of  dynamic speakers and topics, which the (94th-ACG) is securing to benefit the 1,000 plus members of the South Florida INFRAGARD Chapter, the foresight and creativity of Benny a small scale static display of law enforcement aerial platforms shall assembled at the air-station, as many law enforcement agencies and departments that are invited are being personally asked by Benny to bring their helicopters and fixed wing aircraft's.
Further updates on this event will follow as progress is being made and the event formulates to what appears to yet another great and successful operation executed by the (94th-ACG).

Saturday, March 1, 2014

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group Meets With The New Leadership At The George T. Baker Aviation School, As We Welcome New Principle Mr. Rene Mantilla

Shown is the new incoming school principle at the George T. Baker Aviation School, Mr. Rene Mantilla. Mr. Mantilla was the former head principle of the South Dade Education Center. Mr. Mantilla brings a wealth of educational training, leadership experience and ideas to George T. Baker and will ensure its continued growth and dynamic performance in serving the local aviation community. We at the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group welcome Mr. Mantilla.
Shown is Dr. Sean Gallagan the outgoing school principle. Sean has been promoted and transferred to head up a new school within the Miami-Dade School System to be known as I Tech Academy. We at the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant have enjoyed the many years in working closely with Sean on the many accomplished projects for the benefits of the students at George T. Baker Aviation School
Shown from left to right is Mr. Rene Mantilla, the new principle at George T. Baker Aviation School along side of Mr. Benny F. Benitez, Founder and CEO of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group who are staunch and active supporters of the school and Dr. Sean Gallgan who we wish the very best at his new and exciting posting at the new I Tech Academy. Job well done Sean we will miss you

Miami, Florida 28th February 2014: Since 2006, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th-ACG), under the leadership of its founder Benny F. Benitez have been long time supporting friends of the George T. Baker Aviation and staunch supporters of aviation education among the students of Miami-Dade County. Since then, the 94th-ACG has experienced the professional and personal pleasure of working with George T. Baker Aviation School Principle, Dr. Sean Gallagan. 
But time marches on and people continue to expand and excel within their careers. Such is the case with the promotion of Dr. Gallagan to head up a new technology driven school within Miami-Dade called "ITech Academy".
Dr. Gallagan has past on the helm of the George T. Baker Aviation School onto Mr. Rene Mantilla. 
Mr. Mantilla was recently the head of the South Dade Educational Center before coming to Baker.
The 94th-ACG had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Mantilla on a one to one meeting which was arranged by Dr. Gallagan. The 94th-ACG assured Mr. Mantilla that the same support and assistance that was rendered onto Dr. Gallagan during his watch at the school will continue. The 94th-ACG looks forward toward many productive years of their continued assistance to the school, its instructional staff, its students and to Mr. Mantilla. It should be noted that with the recent accomplishment of the USCG HU-16 nose section restoration, which was concluded back in December 2013, the Miami UAV / Drone project which was started back in September 2013 will carry over onto Mr. Mantilla watch. Welcome Aboard! 

94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group with the Federal Aviation Reserve, Reports On The Continued Progress Of The "Arcadia II" U.A.V Project At The George T. Baker Aviation School Of Miami, Florida

Shown is the rate of progress to which the George T. Baker Aviation School is having toward the assembly of the CGS Hawk. Accomplished is the wing to body assembly with the installation of the wing support struts, as well as the installation of the flaps and ailerons 
Shown properly installed is the aircraft nose wheel to the fuselage
Shown standing to the aircraft is Benny F. Benitez who with Joe Martinez of Armatech formulate the idea for the project and to bring it to the George T. Baker Aviation School. With it being almost assembled, one could now ascertain the scale and size of the CGS-Hawk by standing next to it 
A view of the aircraft rear boom with the vertical stabilizer installed as well as its rudder unit
A side of the aircraft, note the flaps in the down position. The installation of the aircraft main landing gear strut, wheels and the horizontal stabilizer is still required 
A rear view of the aircraft showing the engine, muffler and propeller unit properly installed 

Miami, Florida 25th February 2014: With its "Can Do" approach and mindset, the students, under the leadership of their dedicated instructors at the George T. Baker Aviation School have made great strides in the assembly of the CGS-Hawk ultra-light aircraft. The aircraft is about 80% completed and the school anticipate full assembly with the flight controls fully rigged and mechanically functional by the end of March 2014.
George T. Baker students have gained and are gaining invaluable experience concerning the assembly of ultra light / kit aircraft. We expect to have the aircraft sitting on is own landing gears with its main gear struts and wheels are installed. Soon afterwards, we expect initial ground functional checks and engine run ups by April 2014. We shall continue to bring and post continuous updates on the progress toward this one of kind aviation project created for the benefit of the aviation student of Miami, Florida who we here at the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group consider them the future of the aviation industry.