(D.A.F.) Digital Rendition of the 94th ACG Corporate MD-80 over Miami
Coconut Grove, Florida 10th November 2008:
As a subsidiary of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consulting Group (94th ACG) a Miami based, International, Multi-lingual, Minority / U.S. Veteran owned Consulting Firm, established back in 2003, the creation of the Digital Aircraft Factory (D.A.F) was a result of blending the artistic and creative talents of many of its member's who's passion for aviation needed a creative channel.
The (D.A.F) was conceived as a general idea in early October 2008. Under the leadership of its Chief Aviation Artist, Ms. Catherine "Cat" Smallwood, who is a qualified FAA CFI / CFII /MEI Gold Seal Flight Instructor and former ERJ-170 Regional Jet First Officer with Republic Airways, a command decision was undertaken to formally launch and introduce the concept toward the aviation community of Miami early 2009 with the commencement of the New Year.
But, the need for a new, fresh and yet unseen media of creating "Digitally Rendered" aircraft for advertising, promotional purposed, marketing and special projects was far too great and the (D.A.F) commenced to assemble its first digital rendition of aircraft's in mid-October for local clients.
Timing being the critical factor to all successful business undertaking proved true, as the (D.A.F) through their personal relationship with Atlantic Models of Miami, a world renowned manufacture and creative studio of fine desk top display models was formally introduced to the Historical Flight Foundation, Inc. of Miami who are restoring a vintage Eastern Airlines DC-7B as a flying museum and thus the (D.A.F) found the catalyst to throttle up for a successful launch!