CD Aviation Services, Inc. Announces Promotion

Neosho, Missouri – July 16, 2008 - CD Aviation Services, Inc. (CDAS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Rick Gibbs to General Manager. Mr. Gibbs will be responsible for the overall efficiency of all departments at the Neosho facility, along with providing effective and constructive management of personnel, issues and business matters. In addition, Mr. Gibbs will ensure compliance with all regulatory agency requirements and repair station activities for the facility as required by the FAA.

Mr. Gibbs, who has 29 years of experience in aviation, most recently served as the company’s Chief Inspector and Director of Quality and has worked for CDAS, formerly Kelner Turbine, for nine years.

CD Aviation Services, Inc. provides the highest level of professional maintenance and services for a variety of propulsion and auxiliary power turbine engines. With locations in Neosho, Missouri and Calgary, Alberta Canada, as well as European Technical and Customer Support in Sweden, CD Aviation Services is able to provide economical maintenance solutions to a large geographical area through its facilities and field service team. CD Aviation Services, Inc. is a Honeywell Authorized Service Center. Additional information about the company can be found at their website,