Tecnam Service Center established in Washington State
Tecnam Aircraft expands its west coast Support Organization to Arlington, WA.

Arlington, WA, July 11, 2010 - Today at the Arlington Fly-In and Airshow, West Coast Sport Aircraft, a regional distributor for the S-LSA (Special Light Sport Aircraft) manufacturer Tecnam, announced its expanded support for Tecnam aircraft on the west coast with the addition of Aircore Aviation, located at the Arlington Municipal Airport (KAWO), as the newest Tecnam Service Center.

Aircore Aviation specializes in S-LSA maintenance and repair, and is an authorized independent Rotax engine Service Center, able to perform all phases, including heavy maintenance, on the 912 engine system.

"We are delighted to announce the addition of Aircore Aviation as a Tecnam Service Center serving the Pacific Northwest.", announced Erin Hay, Director of Sales for West Coast Sport Aircraft. "Their depth of knowledge and experience related to the Rotax engine system, Tecnam airframe, and the S-LSA category in general is absolutely top-notch.", Hay continued.

"There are a lot of Tecnam aircraft in this area.", says Jim Scott, owner of Aircore Aviation, "We welcome the chance to professionally serve Tecnam owners. We've always felt that Tecnam are one of the highest quality S-LSA available, and are very pleased to become the latest Tecnam Service Center."

Aircore Aviation joins a growing network of Tecnam Service Centers located in Washington State, Northern and Southern California, and also soon in Oregon.

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

Jim Scott
Aircore Aviation
4700 188th Street NE, Suite B
Arlington, WA 98223
Erin Hay
West Coast Sport Aircraft, Inc.
located at the Watsonville Municipal Airport (KWVI)
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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