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Triumph Group, Inc. Selected to Provide Airbus A380 Cargo Door Actuation System
WAYNE, Pa., Apr 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) announced today that Frisby Aerospace, Inc., a Triumph Group company, based in Clemmons, NC has been selected by Airbus to provide the Cargo Door Actuation System for the A380 aircraft.

The program includes conceptual and detailed design, qualification testing, production manufacturing and product support.

Richard C. Ill, President and Chief Executive Officer of Triumph Group, Inc. said, "We are delighted to partner with Airbus and view the award to supply this A380 aircraft system as a further endorsement of our proprietary design capabilities. The addition of this program further enhances our strong international presence."

Frisby Aerospace has been a leader in the design, manufacture and repair of complex hydraulic and hydro-mechanical aircraft components and systems for over 60 years. The company's diverse product line includes fixed and variable displacement pumps and motors, linear actuators, valves and numerous other components used on a wide range of commercial and military aircraft. Frisby Aerospace is a part of Triumph Group, Inc.'s Control Systems Group.

Triumph Group, Inc. headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls aircraft components and industrial gas turbine components and accessories. The Company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including commercial airlines and air cargo carriers, as well as original equipment manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft components and power generation equipment. The Company also distributes, processes and fabricates metal products.

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