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Liberty XL2 Receives Australian Certification

Press Contact:
Christina Mennen
(800) 759-5953
cmennen@libertyaircraft.com

Melbourne, FL, USA (December 5, 2006) -- Liberty Aerospace, Inc., a general aviation aircraft manufacturer based in Melbourne, FL, has received official notification from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of the Australian Government granting it full certification of its Liberty XL2 aircraft.

“The Australian market is integral to the strategic growth of Liberty,” stated Anthony Tiarks, CEO of Liberty Aerospace. “We are excited about Australia’s aviation community and look forward to welcoming new Liberty XL2 owners in this region of the world.”

Type Acceptance Certificate A234 was awarded to Liberty pursuant to Regulation 21.29A of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 on December 1, enabling Liberty owners to register their XL2 aircraft in Australia. They will no longer need N-registrations from the United States.

Tiarks added, “The timing is great as our first Australian delivery will be on display at the Australian International Air Show in Melbourne on March 20–25. Our Australian distributor, Nigel Hutchinson-Brooks of Liberty Aircraft Company Pty Ltd is already in place and will be presenting the XL2 to the public at the Liberty display.”

About Liberty Aerospace, Inc.
Based in Florida’s Space Coast, Liberty Aerospace Inc. designs and manufactures general aviation aircraft and is the FAA Type 23 Certificate holder for the Liberty XL2. The XL2 aircraft is IFR certified and meets the specific requirements of flying schools and clubs while offering the private owner/operator a first-class touring aircraft. Well-known for its carbon fiber fuselage and modular construction, it is also the only production aircraft powered by a piston engine equipped with a full authority digital engine control (FADEC), simplifying power management and providing greatly increased levels of safety, reliability and maintainability. These technological features have allowed Liberty to provide pilots with an aircraft that is extremely fun to fly, and incredibly efficient in the air with minimal maintenance time on the ground. For additional information on Liberty and its products, please visit www.libertyaircraft.com.

About Liberty Aircraft Company Pty Ltd
Liberty Aircraft Company Pty Ltd is the exclusive Liberty XL2 distributor for Australia and New Zealand and is located in Korumburra, Victoria. For additional information, please contact Nigel Hutchinson-Brooks at +61 3 5662 5658 or nrhb@bigpond.com.

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