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CIRCOR Aerospace Selected by Messier-Bugatti for A350 XWB Landing Gear System Valves

November 30, 2009

CORONA, CA – The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group, a business unit of CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR), has been selected by SAFRAN / Messier-Bugatti to design, develop, and manufacture a complete suite of hydraulic valves for the main and nose landing gear hydraulic system of the Airbus A350 XWB. These new, integrated fluid control solutions include valve assemblies for the main and nose landing gear and three additional valve manifolds for the braking system.

CIRCOR Aerospace will develop these integrated hydraulic controls using its global engineering resources and perform final assembly and testing at its Paris, France and Corona, California facilities, with support from our Tangier, Morocco ATLAS Productions subsidiary. CIRCOR Aerospace was previously awarded the design and development contract for the A350 XWB landing gear door actuators. With the combined awards, CIRCOR Aerospace emerges as a major landing gear system partner to Messier-Bugatti on the A350 XWB program.

“CIRCOR Aerospace is proud to be a key partner to Messier-Bugatti on the Airbus A350 XWB. This program award confirms CIRCOR Aerospace’s capability as a sub-system partner and validates our long term strategy to deploy the right engineering and technology, lean manufacturing and integrated project team capabilities to meet critical aircraft systems requirements,” said Christopher Celtruda, Group Vice President for CIRCOR Aerospace.

About CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group

The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control, actuation, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR Aerospace provides a full range of fluid controls and electro-mechanical controls, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems. CIRCOR Aerospace has business units located in California, Ohio, New York, Paris, Chemille and Pau, France, Tangier, Morocco and Suzhou, China.

CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is headquartered in Corona, California.

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