TRIUMPH AND EMBRAER COLLABORATE TO DEMONSTRATE ADVANCEMENTS IN THERMOPLASTIC STRUCTURES

BERWYN, Pa. – Nov. 4, 2019 — Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) and Embraer announced today a cooperative agreement to jointly develop and demonstrate the airworthiness of a thermoplastic primary structure in flight. Triumph Aerospace Structures has been developing a thermoplastic elevator assembled using induction welding. The primary detail parts for the elevator structure will be made of unidirectional carbon reinforced thermoplastic material, a first for the industry.