Magellan Secures Airbus A330 Wing Ribs Contract

April 19, 2018

Toronto, Ontario – 19 April 2018 — Magellan Aerospace (“Magellan”) announced today, that they have secured a 5-year agreement with Airbus to supply wing ribs for the A330 aircraft. Magellan will manufacture ribs 2 through 5, the largest ribs in the skeletal structure of the aircraft wing. Revenue generated from production of these wing ribs is estimated to be more than CDN $48 million dollars over the term of the contract. These ribs will be produced by Magellan in the United Kingdom for the Airbus wing assembly facility. Mr. Phillip Underwood, Magellan’s President and CEO said, “This new rib manufacture package complements Magellan’s existing spar and rib manufacturing for the A320 and A350 programs, and demonstrates Airbus’ confidence in Magellan’s advanced manufacturing processes.”

About Magellan Aerospace

Magellan Aerospace is a global aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide. Magellan designs and manufactures aeroengine and aerostructure assemblies and components for aerospace markets, advanced proprietary products for military and space markets, and provides engine and component repair and overhaul services worldwide. Magellan is a public company whose shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MAL), with operating units throughout North America, Europe, and India.

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For information:

Mr. Daniel Zanatta
Vice President, Business Development,
Marketing and Contracts
Magellan Aerospace
Ph. +1 905 677 1889 x300

Mr. Haydn Martin
Vice President, New Business
Magellan Aerospace
Ph. +44 1 202 512 405


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