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Scaled Technology Works to Supply Composite Race Car Bodies

21 October 1999

Scaled Technology Works to Supply Composite Race Car Bodies
    MONTROSE, Colo., Oct. 20 -- Scaled Technology Works (STW) of
Montrose, Colorado, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Aeolus
Technology, LLC to provide composite structures for their line of racecars.
    Aeolus Technology LLC of FT. Collins, Colorado selected STW initially to
produce composite body parts for a new racecar that will be competing in the
SCCA sanctioned ACRL (American Cities Racing League) professional racing
series.  The S-2000 car is one of several new racecar designs that Aeolus
expects to introduce to the industry in the next 2-3 years.  The S-2000
racecar market alone is estimated to be up to 8 cars per year.  STW will
ultimately provide all composite components for the complete line of Aeolus
racecars.
    STW's contract could eventually include structural design, tooling,
fabrication and assembly for composite chassis and bodywork.  The racing
industry is evolving into the high-technology world of composites that has
been enabling technology for many aerospace applications in recent years.
"This industry is realizing the advantages of composites, and is switching
from tube and aluminum skin racecars to high tech composites," said Bill
Wailes, Chief Operating Officer of STW.  "The high strength to weight ratio of
composites allows racecars to achieve the light-weight, high-performance
designs mandatory to compete on today's high technology racecar circuits,"
said Wailes.
    The racing industry is very fast paced and exciting.  "The technology is
an ever changing evolution," said Alain Clarinval, Technical Director, Aeolus.
"With Aeolus' design of the S-2000 and our future racecar designs coupled with
STW's production capabilities and knowledge of composites, our team will
provide a strong technical advantage over the competition," said Alain.
    STW will apply the same application of high technology, innovation and
diligence that has made it and its sister company, Scaled Composites industry
leaders in the implementation of advanced composite structures.  At STW the
Company's main focus has been to provide design, certification and serial
production of innovative composite structures for the general aviation and
commercial aircraft and space launch industries.  "This new venture will allow
STW to showcase our capabilities in other composite fields," said Wailes.
    For further information contact either Paul Oppenheim, Scaled Technology
Works' Business Development Manager at 970-252-3007 or visit their web site at
http://www.scaled-works.com; or for information about Aeolus, contact Alain Clarinval
at (970) 472-1288.