Tecnam Service Center established in Southern California
Tecnam Aircraft expands its west coast Support Organization to Santa Ana, CA.

Hawthorne, CA, August 27, 2010 - Today at the Parade of Planes expo, West Coast Sport Aircraft, a regional distributor for the Special Light Sport Aircraft (S-LSA) manufacturer Tecnam, announced its expanded support for Tecnam aircraft on the west coast with the addition of American Aircraft Maintenance, located at the John Wayne-Orange County Airport (KSNA), as the newest Tecnam Service Center.

American Aircraft Maintenance is a FAA Part 145 Repair Station offering a full range of services to support both general aviation and light sport aircraft (LSA), including ROTAX certification on the 912 engine system.

"Our goal is that an owner of a Tecnam P92 Eaglet, P2002 Sierra, or P2008 LSA will never be more than a two hour flight away from a Service Center.", announced Erin Hay, Director of Sales for West Coast Sport Aircraft. "The addition of American Aircraft Maintenance as a Tecnam Service Center serving Southern California brings us one step closer to that goal.", Hay continued.

"I am thrilled to be a part of the Tecnam experience.", says Gary Sequeria, President of American Aircraft Maintenance, "We are looking forward to servicing what we believe to be the finest LSA product offered in today's market."

American Aircraft Maintenance joins a growing network of Tecnam Service Centers on the west coast.

For more information on Tecnam aircraft and maintenance service, please visit With more than 60 years experience and 3,000 aircraft flying worldwide, the Italian manufacturer Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM is well known in Europe, and has renewed its sales efforts in the U.S. LSA market. A fleet chart of its various aircraft models can be found at

Gary Sequeria
American Aircraft Maintenance
19711-B Campus Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Erin Hay
West Coast Sport Aircraft, Inc.
170 Aviation Way
Watsonville, CA 95063

About West Coast Sport Aircraft

Located in the San Francisco Bay area, West Coast Sport Aircraft is the California distributor of TECNAM S-LSA and light twin aircraft for the west coast, providing customers with pre- and post-sales support, as well as warranty repair and technical support through a growing network of TECNAM Service Centers. West Coast Sport Aircraft is an authorized distributor for Tecnam North America ( ).

About TECNAM "Quality Aircraft since 1948"

TECNAM traces its early roots to the activities of the brothers Luigi and Giovanni Pascale. Beginning just after the end of WWII (1948) they established themselves in the field of General Aviation with the creation of original models that gained worldwide recognition under the name Partenavia and later as Costruzioni Aeronautiche TECNAM. Now operating three production plants totaling 78,804 sq ft of area, TECNAM continues to product world class aircraft. The Casoria facility is located adjacent to the Napoli Capodichino Airport. The Capua facility is located adjacent to the Oreste Salmone Airport. The TECNAM Spain facility located in Villanueva del Gallego, Zaragoza , Spain.

Notice on forward-looking statements: This press 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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