Tecnam Announces West Coast Sales and Service Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2010

Tecnam Aircraft expands it's North American sales and support network for light sport (LSA) and light

twin aircraft to the West Coast.

Lakeland, FL, April 17, 2010 – Today at the SUN'n FUN fly-in and airshow, Tecnam North America

announced an exclusive distribution agreement with West Coast Sport Aircraft, Inc. to provide sales and

service support in California. The agreement expands support for existing owners of Tecnam's light sport

aircraft, and for new P2006T light twin aircraft.

Located in the San Francisco Bay area, West Coast Sport Aircraft has established a growing network of

sales and services centers throughout California and Washington state. “The goal is that a Tecnam aircraft

owner will never be more than a 2 hour flight from a service center on the west coast.”, says Erin Hay,

director of sales. West Coast Sport Aircraft will provide warranty and support services, arrange financing

and leaseback opportunities, and maintain a parts inventory for all Tecnam models through it's ROTAX

certified service centers and regional sales agents.

Based at the Watsonville Municipal Airport (KWVI), West Coast Sport Aircraft currently features the P92

Eaglet and P2002 Sierra, and will have the new composite-fuselage P2008 LSA and the P2006T light twin

available this summer. “We are thrilled to announce West Coast Sport Aircraft as our newest Authorized

Regional Distributor and Service Center covering the Western United States”, says Ben Young, VP of

business development for Tecnam North America.

With more than 60 years experience and 2,500 aircraft flying worldwide, the Italian manufacturer

Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM is well known in Europe, and has renewed it's efforts in the U.S.

Market. A fleet chart of it's aircraft models can be found at www.tecnam.com

Ben Young

Tecnam North America

7511 Airfield Drive, Box 8

Richmond, VA 23237

(888)3594682

info@tecnam.net

www.tecnam.net

www.tecnam.com

Erin Hay

West Coast Sport Aircraft, Inc.

located at the Watsonville Municipal

Airport (KWVI)

170 Aviation Way

Watsonville, CA 95063

(831)2341049

www.westcoastsportaircraft.com

About TECNAM “Quality Aircraft since 1948”

TECNAM traces its roots back to the activities of the brothers Luigi and Giovanni Pascale, who developed soon after the

end of WWII (1948) and have continued ever since to maintain in the field of General Aviation with the creation of original

models that gained worldwide recognition under the name Partenavia. Establish in March 1986, Costruzioni Aeronautiche

TECNAM now operates in three plants with more than 78.804 sq ft of area. The Casoria facility is located adjacent to the

Napoli Capodichino Airport. The Capua facility is located adjacent to the “Oreste Salmone” Airport. And finally the

TECNAM Spain facility located in Villanueva del Gallego, Zaragoza – Spain.

Notice on forward-looking statements: This release includes forward-looking statements regarding TECNAM and its business. All statements regarding the

company’s future product introductions are forward-looking. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward-looking events and

circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties

affecting our company.

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