People News: ECI Announces Changes

San Antonio, TX - Apr 17, 2006 - Engine Components, Inc. announced today two key changes in its management team: Trent Hamm has been promoted to Director of Design Engineering and Glen Golden has joined ECi as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Trent Hamm has held the position of Engineering Manager since joining ECi in 1998. He was instrumental in the design, development and market introduction for a large number of products. "This appointment will allow Trent to aggressively continue ECi's product design and development efforts in the coming years," said Ed Salmeron, President of ECi. Mr. Hamm holds a Master of Science degree from Texas A & M University in Nuclear Engineering.

Glen Golden has held various positions over the past eighteen years at Aircraft Products International (API), most recently as Vice President of Product Management & Procurement with overall responsibility over a multimillion dollar inventory. In addition to Sales and Marketing, Glen will spearhead ECi's worldwide sales efforts, develop and implement market strategy as well as manage ECi's main warehouse at its worldwide headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. Salmeron added, "Glen is an excellent addition to ECi's Senior Management and we are confident he will make great contributions to ensure our continued success."

About Engine Components, Inc.

ECi is an internationally recognized general aviation manufacturer of FAA-PMA approved replacement parts and experimental parts for Lycoming and Continental engines since 1943. ECi has a FAA certified repair station #AG2R689K and is ISO 9001:2000 registered. ECi provides the GA industry with an extensive line of FAA-PMA approved products and services, including: cylinders, camshafts, connecting rods, crankshafts, crankcases, gears, pistons, ring sets, valves, guides, seats, springs, sumps, and much more.

For more information on ECi products and services, contact one of our Customer Service Representatives at 1-800-ECi-2FLY (1-800-324-2359) or write us at sales-