Hampson Aerospace Wins Contract to Supply HondaJet Ailerons

This Contract Increases Hampson's Involvement in the HondaJet Program

PARIS--(Marketwire - Jun 23, 2011) - PARIS AIR SHOW, Hall 2b, Stand F155 -- Hampson Aerospace (Hampson), the international aerospace group, announced today that its Hampson Aerospace Aerostructures & Composites Division has won a contract to supply HondaJet Ailerons.

Hampson is pleased to announce the award of the HondaJet Ailerons contract to its aerostructures company, which operates out of Wigan in the UK.

"This builds upon and strengthens the relationship between Hampson Aerospace and the Honda Aircraft Company," commented Norman Jordan, CEO Hampson Aerospace. "We already manufacture and supply the Empennage assembly to HondaJet manufacturing in Greensboro, North Carolina. We are very proud to increase our involvement in this world class aircraft."

Hampson will be showcasing their Global capabilities at the Paris Air Show, Hall 2b, Stand F155 June 20-26, 2011 in Le Bourget, France.

Hampson Aerospace is a division of parent company Hampson Industries PLC - Hampson Industries PLC is the world leader in the design and manufacture of close-tolerance tooling and assembly systems, as well as holding leading positions for composite and metallic components and aero structures. The Group's end-to-end solution for its customers from engineering and project management through manufacturing and logistics has lead to numerous customer awards. With global operations, it serves the commercial and military aerospace markets from 12 facilities in the UK, North America and India.

Hampson Industries PLC is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: HAMP). For more information, visit: www.hampsongroup.com.

All products/services and trademarks mentioned in this release are the properties of their respective companies. © 2011 Hampson Aerospace. All rights reserved.

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