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50Dash4 Upgrade for the Falcon 50 on Static Display at NBAA 2007 Convention.
New STC provides significant improvements in speed, range, climb, fuel burn; brings new value to legendary business jet.

Atlanta, GA, September 25, 2007.Premier Aircraft of East Alton, Illinois, a joint venture between West Star Aviation, Inc. and Yankee Pacific Aerospace, Inc. will publicly display for the first time its 50Dash4 Performance Upgrade for the Falcon 50 business jet at the 60th annual convention of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) in Atlanta. Premier Aircraft, LLC, which obtained an FAA STC for the 50Dash4 upgrade in January of this year, will have two newlyupgraded Falcon 50s available for inspection at NBAA's static display.

The 50Dash4 Performance Upgrade gives the Falcon 50 greater range/payload, shorter time to climb, higher initial cruise altitude and reduced runway requirements from high/hot or short/hot airports. Due to significant European interest, Premier Aircraft has also applied for EASA certification, expected in the fourth quarter of this year.

The STC provides for the installation of TFE-731-4-1C engines, converted by Honeywell from their original TFE-731 3/3D configuration, and includes installation of new exhaust nozzles and modifications to the Falcon 50 nacelles and engine instruments. To date, five upgrades have been ordered, with three delivered. All installations to date have been accomplished by West Star Aviation.

The aircraft on display at NBAA are Falcon 50s s/n 094, newly delivered to owner/operator Chick-fil-A, and s/n 170, which is owned by Yankee Pacific Aerospace and available for purchase. Chick-fil-A will display s/n 094 at West Star Aviation's static display space #39 while s/n 170 may be viewed at Jet Effect's static display space #18. In addition to the 50Dash4 upgrade, both aircraft benefit from a new 'widebody-look' interior, and custom exterior paint.

The Chick-fil-A upgraded aircraft includes a completely new, state of the art Collins Pro Line 21 avionics package including LCD glass displays, AHARS, dual FMS, radar, autopilot, radios, air data computers, dual file server units, and cockpit refurbishment. The Yankee Pacific aircraft retains its proven Collins APS85/EFIS86 digital autopilot and avionics suite.

Chick-fil-A chose to purchase a Falcon 50 upgraded with the new 50Dash4 Performance upgrade over other aircraft. "When compared with the 50EX and 50-40 powered aircraft, the 50Dash4 gave us increased performance at an acceptable price, and the Pro Line 21 avionics package was comparable to the avionics in our other aircraft," says Bob Boston, Chief Pilot, Chick-fil-A. "Premier offered superior service, a wonderful product and they did it all within budget and on time."

Demand for the upgrade is accelerating as performance guarantees have been regularly exceeded in operational use. For example, at .8M cruise, the 50Dash4 aircraft can fly anywhere from 300+NM to as much as 600+NM further than the standard Falcon 50, depending upon departure airport and climb conditions, with all other mission characteristics identical.

In all cases the time to climb, range, payload and cruise speeds are enhanced with the 50Dash4 STC. In addition, the 50Dash4 meets the ICAO Chapter 4 noise requirements.

Major upgrade benefits include:
- Higher climb and cruise thrust
- Lower specific fuel consumption
- Reduced time to climb, and higher initial cruise altitude
- ICAO Chapter 4 Noise compliant
- Extended 2500/5000 hour MPI/CZI intervals
- Special 3 year/ 1800 hour engine warranty
- Reduced MSP rates

For customers enrolled on MSP, Honeywell will apply MSP payments against the engine conversion cost, which can reduce the upgrade list price of $2.305 million to as low as $1.65 million. Non-MSP customers will be offered the right to enroll at the reduced TFE731-4-1C hourly rate.

Chick-fil-A will be treating static display attendees to box lunches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their static display #39 all three days of NBAA.

For information, contact:
Jim Swehla, President, Premier Aircraft

Media contact:
Jamie McIntyre, Romeo Oscar, Inc. marketing communications

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