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Liberty, SC – Champion Aerospace announces the release of new 500 hour magneto kits to provide
a better value in magneto maintenance. These kits are available now and include the OE parts
most often replaced during 500 hour inspections. These kits include: Points, Condenser, Rotor
gear, Carbon Brush, Impulse Coupling spring and cotter pin (as applicable) There are 6 part
numbers for these kits, MK431, MK432, MK433, MK631, MK632 & MK633.

There will soon be a sales bulletin available to describe part numbers to magneto applications.
Packaging these parts has reduced handling, allowing Champion to price reduce these kit parts
when compared to individual piece part prices.

For additional technical information, please contact Champion Slick Piston Support at
slicksupport@champaero.com or call the Slick by Champion Piston Help Line at (904) 772-1909.

About Champion Aerospace-
Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG), is a
leading global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft ignition system technology and airframe
power solutions for use on nearly all commercial, piston and military aircraft in service today.
Champion ignition components powered the Wright brothers first powered flight in 1903 and have
continued to power the skies ever since.

Liberty, SC – Champion Aerospace LLC announced today a significant investment in Automated
Optical Inspection capabilities to further ensure the best quality products for its customers. Each
year Champion Aerospace associates build tens of thousands of printed circuit board assemblies
containing hundreds of thousands of solder joints. Associates then spend significant time
inspecting those joints for a variety of criteria. No human visual inspection is 100% accurate and
the time spent on inspections accounts for hundreds of tiring hours per year. Technology has
provided us with a better way to accomplish this difficult and repetitive task; Automated Optical
Inspection (AOI).

We’ve recently installed new automation system intelligence with multiple cameras that are able to
capture images of the parts and solder joints from different angles. It then determines if they meet
the required standards for missing solder, part registration, lifted leads, part polarity and a multitude
of other potential defects. “This is one of the most advanced systems available and allows us to
reduce operator fatigue, yield more accurate inspections, and produce even better-quality parts.
This is yet another investment that Champion is making to ensure we provide our customers with
the best possible quality products.”, says Chris Alfonso, Director of Operations.

About Champion Aerospace-
Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG), is a
leading global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft ignition system technology and airframe
power solutions for use on nearly all commercial, piston and military aircraft in service today.
Champion ignition components powered the Wright brothers first powered flight in 1903 and have
continued to power the skies ever since.

Orlando, Florida – Without aviation technology, round-the-world air journeys are left to
the imagination. Yet with the support of Champion Aerospace LLC, a leading global designer of aircraft
ignition systems, one young woman’s passion for aviation is allowing her to deliver outreach efforts in
18 countries to inspire the next generation, specifically women and minorities, to pursue STEM and
aviation education.

Shaesta Waiz is currently en route on a solo flight around the world. That’s more than 30 stops over five
continents, in 18 countries – with approximately 25,000 miles flown.

“Champion Aerospace has shown Dreams Soar we are a family in aviation technology,” says Lyndse
Costabile, chair for Dreams Soar, Inc.’s Board of Directors. “We appreciate their support in making
Shaesta’s journey a reality, setting a positive example to our next generation.”

Born in a refugee camp in Afghanistan in 1987, Waiz and her family fled to America to escape the brutal
Soviet-Afghan war. One of six sisters in her family, Waiz was raised in an underprivileged area of
Richmond, California, where she later discovered an interest in aviation. That’s when everything
changed for her.

A dual graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Waiz founded the Women’s Ambassadors
Program in 2011 to increase female enrollment through a modeled mentor program. In less than three
years, the program was successful increasing female enrollment from 13 to 22 percent, exceeding the
university’s initial goal. Dreams Soar was born in 2014 by Waiz, now a non-profit organization whose
goal is to partner with strong female role models along her global route, and together, promote the
importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and aviation-related education,
globally.

Global Partners to this program include ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), National
Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and Honeywell Aerospace.

“We are excited to partner with Shaesta and the Dreams Soar organization in support of inspiring girls
and young women to pursue STEM education, especially in the aviation field,” says Zach Lincolnhol.

Having completed her historic transatlantic crossing early June departing from St. John’s, Canada (CYYT)
to Santa Maria, Portugal, LPAZ, (The Azores), she is flying a 2001 Beechcraft Bonanza A36 throughout
Europe and on to Egypt, Middle East, India, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, and United States
to meet with children and aviation professionals to promote the importance of STEM education.

The longest leg of the global flight is Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California, one that extends to 2,091
nautical miles over the Pacific Ocean. U.S. stops include Columbus, Ohio, El Cajon, California, Phoenix,
Arizona, Wichita, Kansas, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Washington, D.C., and Mobile, Alabama.

For a complete itinerary of planned stops, and bios on Waiz and the Dreams Soar team, visit Dreams
Soar’s website: www.dreamssoar.org.

About Champion Aerospace: Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group
(NYSE:TDG), is a leading global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft ignition system technology
and airframe power solutions for use on nearly all commercial, piston and military aircraft in service
today. Champion ignition components powered the Wright brothers first powered flight in 1903 and
have continued to power the skies ever since.

About Dreams Soar, Inc.: Dreams Soar, Inc., is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization founded by Shaesta
Waiz, a dual-graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, whose mission is to inspire the next
generation of STEM and aviation professionals, globally. The global solo flight is the first phase of
Dreams Soar’s worldwide effort to empower the next generation to pursue degrees and careers in
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and aviation, specifically for young women and
minorities. Supported by her Dream Team of collegiate students and young professionals, Waiz aims to
be the first female pilot from Afghanistan to fly solo around the world, and youngest female to do so in a
single-engine aircraft. On May 13, 2017, Shaesta launched from Daytona Beach International Airport
(KDAB), where the global flight intends to raise additional dollars to award scholarships for young
women and men worldwide in pursuit of STEM and aviation education. For more information about
Dreams Soar, visit dreamssoar.org.

Liberty, SC – Champion Aerospace LLC announced today the results of an extensive testing process that determined that Champion High Performance Aviation Oil Filters provide up to 30% more protection for your engine than competitive filters. In fact, in most cases competitive filters don’t even meet the minimum SAE ARP1400B standard for filtration efficiency.

Champion High Performance Aviation Oil filters are available for Lycoming and Continental Engines. They feature interchangeable heights for custom installations and silicone-impregnated gaskets to insure proper torque during installation and easy removal. They also require no custom tools and have more than twice the number of inflow holes than the closest competitor. Champion President Jason Marlin adds “With the added protection that our Oil Filters provide why risk the investment you have made in your engine?”

For more information on Champion Aviation High Performance Oil Filters please visit http://www.championaerospace.com/products/oil-filters.

You can also download the data sheet directly at http://www.championaerospace.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Data-Sheet-Oil-Filters-18B-062117.pdf

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About Champion Aerospace-
Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG), is a leading global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft ignition system technology and airframe power solutions for use on nearly all commercial, piston and military aircraft in service today. Champion ignition components powered the Wright brothers first powered flight in 1903 and have continued to power the skies ever since.

Liberty, SC– Champion Aerospace LLC launched its online company store today with over 50 new gift and promotional items that help to promote the Champion brand with users as well as distributors. The online store features both men’s and women’s apparel as well as many promotional items such as hats, blankets, mugs, coolers, towels, writing instruments and backpacks. You can visit the company store and order online at www.championaerospace.com and click on the icon at the top of the homepage.

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Champion Aerospace has re-energized and expanded its Chuck-it Bucket Igniter reclamation program to help provide more value to our customers, while also assisting airlines and other aircraft maintenance operations to reduce scrap waste.  No other igniter manufacturer has Champion’s proven knowledge, innovation, and industry expertise working behind it.  And now, with our updated CHUCK-IT program, there’s even more reason to choose and recycle Champion-brand as well as competitive igniters.

Champion is also researching the opportunity to provide more value to the customer on select aviation spark plug assemblies too.  Champion will provide an update to the program if viable.

Rather than get pennies for your scrap metal, why not really cash in?

Download the program brochure PDF

Champion Aerospace will be attending the AERO Friedrichshafen show along with distributor Adams Aviation from April 5-8, 2017.  Please stop by and see us in Hall A5 at the Adams Aviation Booth.

Champion Aerospace Teams will head to Florida for two key shows in April that highlight its Business/General Aviation and Commercial Aftermarket presence. Champion will be on site in Lakeland, Florida for Sun `n Fun on April 4-9. 2017 at Hangar A, Booth 83-84 to showcase its industry leading product line and provide product displays, demonstrations and technical assistance.

Champion will offer show only promotions on plugs, filters and Champion’s SlickSTART™ products purchased from authorized distributors at the show. Sun `n Fun 2017 promotions include cash rebates of $5 off fine wire spark plugs, $3 off massive spark plugs and $1 off filters. Champion’s SlickSTART™ promotion offers a $100 discount for sales at this show.

Champion will also attend the MRO-Americas show in Orlando, Florida April 25-27, 2017 to display products and provide technical or commercial assistance for all your Turbine Ignition System and Airframe Power MRO needs. We will be located in Booth 5375.

Please come visit our booth and take advantage of the show promotions.

Liberty, SC – (November 2, 2016) – Champion Aerospace LLC held its highly anticipated 2016 Air Show on October 5th at its world headquarters in Liberty, SC with over 2,000 people in attendance.

The event featured some of the best performers in the aerosports industry including longtime Champion advocates Michael Goulian, Scott Yoak, Paul Wood, Rob Holland, The Aeroshell Team, Greg Koontz and Matt Younkin. Additionally, country music star and avid pilot Aaron Tippin also performed a concert.

Champion Aerospace President Jason Marlin added “Our objective for the Air Show is to demonstrate our appreciation to our employees and their families, as well as our customers, suppliers and other members of the community for their continued support. It is also very important for our employees to see their work in action as these performers rely on Champion ignition systems to keep the engines powered during their performances.”

Aerobatic National Champion Aviator, Michael Goulian, echoed this sentiment by stating “every one of the airshow pilots here, we bet our lives on Champion Aerospace Products every time we take to the air.”

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About Champion Aerospace
Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG), is a leading global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft ignition system technology and airframe power solutions for use on nearly all commercial, piston and military aircraft in service today. Champion ignition components powered the Wright brothers first powered flight in 1903 and have continued to power the skies ever since.

Download the Press Release PDF

Liberty, SC – (September 6, 2016) – Champion Aerospace announced today the launch of a comprehensive technical publications database that will make finding the information that customers need easier and faster. Publications are available to help aviation technicians stay on top of any ignition or filter repair project for piston and turbine applications.

We offer a unique approach to finding documentation as it optimizes the user experience while searching only your area(s) of need. As part of Champion’s continued efforts to be the easiest company in the aviation industry to do business with, this database provides customers instant results to ensure that they have the right documentation for the job. Chris Alfonso, Director of Sales and Marketing at Champion Aerospace adds “This development gives our customers unprecedented access to our vast library of technical data that we have accumulated over 100 years of expertise. We have quick links to our most popular documents and most content is available for free and we also have subscription-based publications”.

Please visit http://www.championaerospace.com/champion-technical-publications to access the database.

About Champion Aerospace
Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group (NYSE:TDG), is a leading global designer, producer and supplier of aircraft ignition system technology and airframe power solutions for use on nearly all commercial, piston and military aircraft in service today. Champion ignition components powered the Wright brothers first powered flight in 1903 and have continued to power the skies ever since.

Download the Press Release PDF