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GAMA Votes in New Member Company and Board Member

GAMA NEWS 06-13 For Immediate Release: Aug 21, 2006

WASHINGTON, DC, August 21, 2006 – At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Triumph Group, Inc., of Wayne, Pennsylvania was voted in as the newest member of the international trade association. GAMA also welcomed Pierre G. Côté, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft, to its Board of Directors.

Triumph Group, Inc. is a global leader in supplying and overhauling aerospace systems and components. The two groups within the company, Triumph Aerospace Systems and Triumph Aftermarket Services, operate out of 46 locations. The company designs, engineers, manufacturers, repairs, and overhauls aircraft components, subassemblies and systems.

Pierre G. Côté was appointed President of Bombardier Business Aircraft on July 10, 2006. Prior to joining Bombardier, he served as Executive Vice President of Kruger Incorporated. Mr. Côté is a graduate of Université Laval, where he received a degree in mechanical engineering. He is also a licensed private pilot.

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GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.