API to Provide Beechcraft Legacy Spare Parts

MEMPHIS --­ Aerospace Products International, Inc. ("API"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Aviation Services, Inc. announced a new program to enhance spares availability for Beechcraft owners, operators, and maintenance providers. API, a leading provider of innovative distribution and supply chain services for the aviation industry, has purchased an inventory of Beechcraft Legacy spare parts to support all Beechcraft models, including the King Air, Baron, and Bonanza. API will provide Beechcraft customers with high levels of service, including 24-hour per day, seven-day per week customer support and overnight shipping services through midnight Eastern Time. API has the ability to handle AOG orders effective immediately, with full service commencing in early October.

Customers can order Beechcraft spare parts by calling API's customer support hotline ­ 1 (800) 950-0111 or +1 (901) 365-3470 extension 2171 ­ or by logging onto API¹s secure e-commerce web site at www.apiworldwide.com.

"We are excited to extend API's distribution services to the Beechcraft market," says Paul Fanelli, API's President and CEO. "API will use its strong demand forecasting models and other supply chain management services to provide Beechcraft owners with the highest possible service levels."

About Aerospace Products International

Aerospace Products International, Inc., headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., is the leading provider of innovative distribution and supply chain services for the aviation industry. API distributes aircraft parts and related products and components to manufacturers, maintenance providers, and operators of some of the most widely used commercial and general aviation aircraft. In addition to its product supply services, API offers the aviation industry extensive supply chain management and third-party logistics services and solutions, including forecasting and procurement services, inventory management, rotables management, and product sales. API also offers overhaul and repair services for brakes and starters/generators, and builds custom hose assemblies. Its parent company, First Aviation Services Inc., is a worldwide leader in providing services to operators of some of the most widely used military, commercial and general aviation aircraft. More information is available at www.apiparts.com and www.firstaviation.com.