Aero- Instruments and STS Component Solutions Establish Global Business Partnership

Palm City, Florida – September 23, 2010 – STS Component Solutions is pleased to announce a business partnership with Aero-Instruments. Aero-Instruments has been a market leader for Air Data Sensors in the Aerospace and Defense industry since the company’s inception in 1925. Aero-Instruments provides electrically heated Pitot Probes, Pitot-Static Probes and Static Pressure Ports to a wide variety of aircraft including commercial aircraft, military aircraft, business jets, general aviation, rotorcraft and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s). With 80+ years of experience, Aero-Instruments’ sensors have proven to operate reliably in the most extreme icing conditions, meeting or exceeding SAE AS393, AS8006 and BS2G.135 standards for environmental icing.

"We are very excited about our partnership with Aero-Instruments. Aero-Instruments’ niche based products and technology is another complimentary addition to our portfolio of OEM Distribution Lines. This represents a tremendous opportunity for us to expand the coverage of their PMA Products, which will be applicable to our commercial airline customers immediately,” said Tom Covella, Executive Vice President and GM of STS Component Solutions. Traditionally the air data sensor commercial market has been dominated by two prominent OEMs. Aero-Instruments has now developed applications that can directly compete with these OEM competitors and provide commercial airlines with a cost effective and reliable alternate option for these products.

About STS Component Solutions, LLC. Based in Palm City, Florida, STS Component Solutions specializes in the global marketing and distribution of OEM Products and services. STS’s specialized and technical approach to the market provides our OEM, Airline and MRO Business Partners with value-added services and solutions focused on creating cost savings opportunities. STS provides 24/7 global AOG coverage, and stocks inventory at strategic locations worldwide.

About STS Aviation Group. Based in Jensen Beach, Florida, the STS Aviation Group is a diversified company that specializes in support services for the aerospace industry through its four divisions: on-call and scheduled line maintenance through STS Line Maintenance; inventory solutions for airframe and engine components through STS Component Solutions; aerospace specific staffing services through STS AeroStaff Services; and, Engineering Support including 24x7 DER services through STS Engineering Solutions.