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Triumph Group Announces New Vice President

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2006--Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) today announced that Sheila G. Spagnolo has been appointed Vice President of Triumph Group effective April 1, 2006. In this role, Ms. Spagnolo will continue to maintain responsibility for the company's tax and investor relations functions.

Ms. Spagnolo joined Triumph in February, 1994 as Director of Taxes. In July, 2003, she assumed the additional responsibility of Director, Investor Relations. Prior to joining Triumph, she was Manager- Taxes of Alco Standard Corporation and previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Ms. Spagnolo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Franklin and Marshall College and a Masters of Science degree in Taxation from Villanova Law School. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Richard C. Ill, Triumph's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am pleased to announce this well deserved appointment of Sheila Spagnolo to a corporate Vice President. She has clearly demonstrated her ability to assume this role through her commitment to excellence and proven results. I am excited to have her part of Triumph's senior management team and expect her to continue to be a key contributor to our company's success."

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 commercial and regional airlines, air cargo carriers, as well as original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components.

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 provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. 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 Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.

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

SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.