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Triumph Group Announces New President at Triumph Precision Castings

WAYNE, Pa., May 16, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) announced today that Dean Evans has been named President of its Triumph Precision Castings subsidiary. Triumph Precision Castings produces hot gas components, including blades, vanes and nozzles for the aerospace markets and operates a facility in Chandler, Arizona.

Prior to joining Triumph Precision Castings, Mr. Evans most recently served as Corporate Director of Aerospace Sales and Marketing for Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc. and has held a variety of managerial positions within the aerospace industry. Mr. Evans will report to John Brasch, president of Triumph Aftermarket Services Group.

"Dean Evans is a highly experienced, innovative and decisive executive," said Mr. Brasch. "His broad experience within the industry will help Triumph Precision Castings to capitalize on the expanding market for aerospace applications and to further the strategic objectives of Triumph's Aftermarket Services Group."

Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls aircraft components and accessories. The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft components as well as commercial, military and air cargo customers.

More information about Triumph can be found on the Internet at http://www.triumphgroup.com.

Statements in this release which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements under the provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding expectations of capitalizing on the expanding aerospace market. All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties which could affect the company's actual results and could cause its actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the company. Further information regarding the important factors that could cause actual results to differ from projected results can be found in Triumph's reports filed with the SEC, including our Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2004.

SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.

Triumph Group, Inc., Wayne
John Bartholdson, 610-251-1000
jbartholdson@triumphgroup.com