Moller International Awards CliC Goggles, Inc. First M400X Skycar(R) Flight Sponsorship
DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Moller International, Inc. (MI) (OTC-QB: MLER), the developer of the Skycar(R) aircraft, the Rotapower(R) line of rotary engines and the Aerobot(R) line of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), is enjoying a strong interest in sponsorships since being announced just three weeks ago and has begun to secure sponsorship partners as well. Moller International announced today that CliC Goggles, Inc. is the first multinational sponsor for MI's first-ever manned, untethered flight of the Skycar(R) M400X and as such is MI's official eyewear provider.
"We are proud to be associated with this historic beginning and we believe that Moller's mission to change how we as individuals travel in our daily lives is a very attractive enhancement to our ongoing efforts to reach our out-of-the-box thinking consumers," commented Ron Lando, CEO, CliC Goggles.
MI's agreement with CliC is the first of several agreements leading the way to Moller International's first-ever manned, untethered flight of the Moller Skycar(R) M400X.
"CliC Goggles has once again proven that their significant commitment to eyewear consumers is second to none," said Dr. Paul Moller, CEO & President, Moller International. "We are thrilled to have such a quality brand as CliC Goggles be the inaugural sponsor of the M400X flight."
As MI's official eyewear provider, CliC will provide an assortment of eyewear products, including CliC Goggles, which will be made available to the M400X test pilots, ground crew and SASPAC members.
"The flight of the M400X will provide the perfect platform for CliC to efficiently and effectively reach highly-coveted multicultural and affluent audiences," commented Bruce Calkins, General Manager, Moller International. "Moller's ability to capture the imagination of audiences across social-economic lines and deliver target messages makes our sponsorships very unique and cost effective."
"Moller International complements us perfectly," said Hugh Power, International Distributor and CEO, CliC South America and CliC Venezuela. "They manufacture a very high-end quality product and the exposure generated by their products will be instrumental in gaining the desired exposure for our line of solid gold eyewear, the CliC Golds."
Moller International's sponsorships include a media campaign targeting international consumers primarily between the ages of 22-54 with a campaign mix of a live web-cast of the M400X flight, live sporting events, documentaries, tradeshows, international print and broadcast media, off-net series and more.
For more information regarding the sponsorship details, please contact Jah Mackey or Bruce Calkins at 530.756.5086
About CliC Goggles, Inc.
CliC CEO Ron Lando is not new to the eyewear industry. After selling the family eyeglass business, Lando formed Exis Eyewear in 1996. From Exis Eyewear, CliC was born in 2000. Lando's concept of lightweight front-connecting eyewear proved to be a success. Further, many of today's leading eyewear brands can trace their original designs and current success to Lando's efforts and ideas.
Not only were customers delighted with CliC, CliC eyewear won the Vision Choice award 2 years running at the International Vision Expo for best new product. Time magazine called CliC's front connection technology: "The best eyewear innovation since glasses were invented."
Hollywood's CSI:NY, The Today Show, Weeds, ESPN's Sunday Night Football have all featured CliCs. The cinema has also featured CliCs in such notable films as "Freedom Land," "Wild Hogs" and "Red."
About Moller International
Moller International (OTC-QB: MLER.OB - News), formerly Moller Aircraft, had its origins in research carried out by Dr. Paul Moller when he tested a scale model of his VTOL capable aircraft in 1961. A full-size version of the earlier VTOL aircraft was demonstrated in 1965. In 1967, research was conducted with the specific purpose of developing vertical takeoff aircraft for the consumer market.
Today, Moller International (OTC-QB: MLER.OB - News) is a fully reporting public company that has continued to develop a number of VTOL aircraft employing Rotapower(R) engines and stabilization systems used not only in creating the M400 Skycar(R) and the M200 Neuera(R), but also other VTOL aircraft targeted at the military, public safety, commercial and consumer markets.
The Skycar(R) has been featured on a number of TV programs including CBS 60 Minutes, "Highway In the Sky," NBC's Today Show "Today's American Story," and History Channel's "Greatest Movie Gadgets: Then and Now."
Skycar Advocates Supporting Personal Airborne Commuting (SASPAC) is a membership program offering participants a certificate of membership, a personalized membership pack, a transferable/salable Skycar(R) delivery position reserved in their name, an invitation to attend the inaugural manned, untethered flight of the M400X, exclusive memorabilia carried on board during the first flight and VIP access to all future flights of the Skycar(R) or Neuera(R).
The membership fee can be applied to the purchase of a Skycar(R) or Neuera(R) and additional benefits apply.
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