Orlando, FL, June 4-12 2022: Mosaic ATM today announced support of Textron Inc. and Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. company, in transporting Special Olympics athletes and coaches to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.
The Special Olympics Airlift, presented by Textron Aviation, is a monumental event where over 160 corporate and individually owned aircraft including Cessna and Beechcraft are donated along with the fuel and pilots to transport Special Olympics athletes and coaches to the Special Olympics USA Games. Participants are flown into Orlando Executive (KORL) for the games on June 4 and transported back home on June 12.
During the event, pilots and crews will have a chance to explore the Mosaic Situation Viewer, which will be exhibited at a booth manned by the Federal Aviation Administration. Mosaic ATM is partnering with FlightAware, a leading digital aviation company providing global flight tracking solutions, predictive technology, analytics, and decision-making tools, to provide airport surface surveillance data so guests can experience the platform interface and remotely observe flight operations during the two days of the airlift.
About the 2022 Special Olympics
The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games will be hosted in Orlando, FL from Saturday, June 5 through Saturday, June 12. The 2022 USA Games are expanding to include 20 different sports and will include 4,000 athletes from the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. Held once every four years since 2006, this is the first time the USA Games have been held in Florida. The main venue for the event is the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
The mission of the Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
About Mosaic ATM
Formed in 2004, during the 100th year of powered flight, the mission of Mosaic ATM is to continue aviation progress through its second century by designing and developing the systems necessary to increase air transportation capacity and efficiency while maintaining the highest possible levels of safety and security.
Through advanced research, user-centered design, development, and software system prototyping, combined with a thorough understanding of air transportation operations, Mosaic ATM provides system solutions to achieve the mission.