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Zenith Aircraft Company Named One of Kansas/Western Missouri's Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte & Touche "FAST 50" Program

Kansas City, MO, September 3, 1999 --  Zenith Aircraft Company of Mexico, Missouri, has been named to Deloitte and Touche's prestigious "Fast 50" Program for the Kansas/Western Missouri region, a ranking of the fastest growing technology companies in the area.  Rankings are based on the percentage of growth in revenues from 1994 - 1998 (five-year period).

Zenith Aircraft Company's president, Sebastien Heintz, credits new products, continued customer satisfaction and a large export market with the company's growth over the past five years.  He said, "While we're usually not considered a [high] technology company, we can certainly credit high tech as a major contributor to our growth:  The market for our kit aircraft is fragmented around the world; the Internet allows us to communicate with potential and existing customers in ways that were not possible just a few years ago, allowing us to increase our market base while at the same time increasing customer service and support."

"To attain a listing on the Fast 50 is no easy feat, and we at Deloitte & Touche congratulate Zenith Aircraft for attaining this honor," said Frank S. Friedman, Managing Partner, Missouri Practice, Deloitte & Touche. "The Fast 50 recognizes and honors the fastest growing regional technology companies whose leaders have the vision and determination to beat the odds and build companies that contribute to the world with long term solutions."

Zenith Aircraft Company is a kit aircraft manufacturer. The company develops, manufactures and sells airplane kits that are assembled and flown by the builder/pilot. Zenith Aircraft ships its kit airplanes to customers around the world in more than 40 countries.

Earlier this year, Zenith Aircraft Company was named the 1999 winner of the Missouri Industry of the Year Award (in the small business classification). The award was presented by Associated Industries of Missouri, the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Mid-Missouri Business Journal.

For more information about Zenith Aircraft Company and its full line of all-metal kit aircraft, visit the website at www.zenithair.com, or write to Zenith Aircraft Company, Mexico Airport, Mexico, MO 65265-0650.  Tel: 573-581-9000

For more information on the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 program, visit the website at www.fast50.com


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Zenith Aircraft Company
Mexico Memorial Airport, PO Box 650
Mexico, Missouri, 65265-0650 USA.
Tel: 573-581-9000 (Mon - Fri, 8-5 Central),
Fax: 573-581-0011
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