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AEROSCRAFT CORPORATION AND CARGOLUX AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL S.A
SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU)
	
  
Aeros and Cargolux Will Examine European Air Transportation and Logistic Services with Aeroscraft Fleet
	
  

December	
  12,	
  2013	
  –	
  (LOS	
  ANGELES/	
  LUXEMBURG)	
  –	
  	
  Aeroscraft	
  Corporation	
  (Aeros),	
  the	
  innovator	
  of	
  a	
  new	
  
variable-­‐buoyancy	
  cargo	
  airship	
  known	
  as	
  the	
  Aeroscraft,	
  and	
  Cargolux	
  Airlines	
  International	
  S.A	
  (Cargolux),	
  the	
  
leading	
  air	
  cargo	
  carrier	
  in	
  Europe,	
  have	
  signed	
  a	
  memorandum	
  of	
  understanding.	
  
	
  
Cargolux	
  and	
  Aeros	
  are	
  working	
  together	
  to	
  explore	
  a	
  
strategic	
   partnership	
   that	
   provides	
   new	
   vertical	
  
airfreight	
   logistical	
   services	
   and	
   intermodal	
   standard	
  
container	
   transportation	
   solutions.	
   The	
   two	
   aviation	
  
leaders	
   will	
   explore	
   the	
   benefits	
   and	
   structure	
  
surrounding	
   utilization	
   of	
   the	
   Aeroscraft’s	
   capabilities	
  
to	
   provide	
   air	
   transportation	
   and	
   logistics	
   services	
  
throughout	
   the	
   European	
   and	
   North	
   African	
   regions,	
  
and	
  beyond.	
  	
  
	
  
The	
   Aeroscraft	
   will	
   solve	
   many	
   current	
   logistical	
  
problems	
   through	
   its	
   vertical	
   take-­‐off	
   and	
   landing	
  
(VTOL)	
   capability	
   for	
   heavy	
   and	
   outsized	
   cargo,	
   and	
  
ability	
  to	
  transport	
  ISO	
  containers	
  vertically.	
  	
  
	
  
The	
   Aeroscraft	
   fleet	
   ultimately	
   augments	
   air	
   cargo	
  
distribution	
  to	
  new	
  destinations	
  throughout	
  the	
  world.	
  	
  	
  
	
  
The	
   new	
   partnership	
   with	
   Aeroscraft	
   will	
   allow	
  
Cargolux	
  to:	
  
• Continue	
  a	
  40-­‐year	
  history	
  of	
  innovation	
  by	
  becoming	
  a	
  launch	
  partner	
  for	
  the	
  Aeroscraft	
  66	
  short	
  ton	
  
(ML866)	
  and	
  the	
  Aeroscraft	
  250	
  short	
  ton	
  (ML868)	
  models	
  
• Evaluate	
   the	
   benefits	
   of	
   offering	
   access	
   to	
   Aeroscraft	
   vertical	
   lift	
   logistics	
   services	
   to	
   global	
   partners	
   and	
  
strategic	
  clients	
  	
  
• Take	
  advantage	
  of	
  priority	
  in	
  the	
  availability	
  of	
  the	
  Aeroscraft	
  service	
  and	
  operational	
  fuel	
  savings	
  
	
  
“Cargolux	
  is	
  pleased	
  to	
  sign	
  this	
  memorandum	
  of	
  understanding	
  with	
  Aeros	
  and	
  excited	
  to	
  further	
  explore	
  client	
  
solutions	
  surrounding	
  the	
  introduction	
  of	
  this	
  innovative	
  new	
  type	
  of	
  aircraft,”	
  adds	
  Richard	
  Forson,	
  Cargolux’s	
  
Interim	
  President	
  &	
  CEO.	
  
	
  
Similarly,	
  the	
  new	
  partnership	
  will	
  allow	
  Aeroscraft	
  to:	
  
• Gain	
  access	
  to	
  Cargolux’s	
  leading	
  airfreight	
  network	
  in	
  Europe	
  and	
  the	
  surrounding	
  regions	
  
• Leverage	
  Cargolux’s	
  extensive	
  project	
  and	
  general	
  cargo	
  expertise	
  supporting	
  operations	
  	
  
• Gain	
   access	
   to	
   Cargolux’s	
   network	
   and	
   expertise	
   in	
   providing	
   maintenance	
   services	
   to	
   support	
   the	
  
Aeroscraft’s	
  European	
  operations	
  	
  	
  
	
  
“As	
  the	
  European	
  leader	
  in	
  air	
  cargo	
  and	
  project	
  cargo	
  logistics,	
  Cargolux	
  is	
  an	
  natural	
  partner	
  for	
  Aeros’	
  while	
  
introducing	
  a	
  new	
  global	
  point-­‐to-­‐point	
  network	
  for	
  air	
  cargo	
  delivery,”	
  explains	
  Igor	
  Pasternak,	
  CEO	
  of	
  Aeros.	
  	
  
“We’re	
  excited	
  to	
  work	
  with	
  Cargolux	
  in	
  expansion	
  of	
  their	
  already	
  impressive	
  service	
  capabilities	
  to	
  provide	
  new	
  
delivery	
  alternatives	
  for	
  both	
  project	
  and	
  general	
  cargo	
  clients	
  throughout	
  Cargolux’s	
  extensive	
  network	
  serving	
  
more	
  than	
  50	
  countries.“	
  
	
  
Cargolux	
  is	
  a	
  dedicated	
  cargo	
  airline	
  and	
  the	
  leading	
  air	
  cargo	
  carrier	
  in	
  Europe	
  offering	
  tailor	
  made	
  services	
  to	
  
customers	
   worldwide	
   by	
   leveraging	
   expertise,	
   reliability,	
   and	
   flexibility.	
   Cargolux	
   has	
   grown	
   over	
   40	
   years	
  
through	
  sustained	
  attention	
  to	
  customer	
  needs	
  to	
  become	
  Europe’s	
  biggest	
  all-­‐cargo	
  airline,	
  now	
  specialized	
  in	
  
delivery	
   of	
   general	
   cargo,	
   perishables,	
   outsized	
   and	
   heavy	
   project	
   cargo,	
   and	
   temperature	
   sensitive	
   goods,	
  
among	
  others.	
  	
  In	
  2012,	
  Cargolux	
  carried	
  645,759	
  tons	
  of	
  cargo	
  on	
  its	
  worldwide	
  network;	
  the	
  airline	
  operated	
  
one	
  of	
  the	
  youngest	
  fleets,	
  including	
  11	
  Boeing	
  747-­‐400F	
  and	
  six	
  747-­‐8F	
  aircraft	
  as	
  part	
  of	
  its	
  growing	
  fleet	
  at	
  the	
  
end	
  of	
  December	
  2012.	
  
	
  
Aeros’	
   newest	
   vehicle,	
   the	
   Aeroscraft,	
   will	
   deliver	
   opportunities	
   for	
   business	
   and	
   consumers	
   globally	
   through	
  
access	
  to	
  remote	
  locations,	
  and	
  by	
  its	
  new	
  VTOL	
  cargo	
  delivery	
  capabilities.	
  Aeros	
  plans	
  to	
  have	
  the	
  first	
  if	
  its	
  
initial	
  fleet	
  of	
  22	
  vehicles	
  ready	
  for	
  operation	
  in	
  2016,	
  in	
  two	
  different	
  classes;	
  the	
  66-­‐ton	
  capacity	
  ML866	
  with	
  a	
  
range	
  of	
  up	
  to	
  3,100	
  nautical	
  miles	
  and	
  the	
  250-­‐ton	
  ML868	
  with	
  a	
  range	
  exceeding	
  5,000	
  nautical	
  miles.	
  	
  This	
  
fleet	
   will	
   operate	
   on	
   an	
   ACMI	
   lease	
   model,	
   providing	
   services	
   including	
   aircraft,	
   crew,	
   maintenance,	
   and	
  
insurance.	
  	
  
	
  
The	
   proof-­‐of-­‐design	
   technology	
   demonstration	
   vehicle	
   for	
   the	
   Aeroscraft	
   was	
   successful	
   in	
   establishing	
   its	
  
internal	
  variable	
  buoyancy	
  technology	
  in	
  January	
  2013,	
  known	
  as	
  COSH	
  or	
  control-­‐of-­‐static-­‐heaviness,	
  and	
  the	
  
advanced	
  prototype	
  demonstrated	
  integration	
  of	
  this	
  key	
  technology	
  with	
  other	
  innovative	
  sub-­‐systems	
  during	
  
flight	
  operations	
  in	
  the	
  fall	
  of	
  this	
  year.	
  The	
  demonstration	
  of	
  technological	
  maturity	
  now	
  leads	
  Aeros	
  into	
  fleet	
  
development	
   for	
   two	
   configurations	
   of	
   the	
   innovative	
   aircraft	
   this	
   decade,	
   a	
   smaller	
   66-­‐ton	
   capacity	
   vehicle	
  
(ML866),	
  and	
  a	
  larger	
  250-­‐	
  ton	
  capacity	
  vehicle	
  (ML868).	
  
	
  
	
  
About	
  Cargolux:	
  Cargolux,	
  based	
  in	
  Luxembourg,	
  is	
  Europe’s	
  leading	
  all-­‐cargo	
  airline	
  with	
  a	
  modern	
  
and	
   efficient	
   fleet	
   composed	
   of	
   9	
   Boeing	
   747-­‐8	
   freighters	
   and	
   11	
   Boeing	
   747-­‐400	
   freighters.	
   The	
  
Cargolux	
   worldwide	
   network	
   covers	
   90	
   destinations,	
   60	
   of	
   which	
   are	
   served	
   on	
   scheduled	
   all-­‐cargo	
  
flights.	
   The	
   company	
   has	
   more	
   than	
   85	
   offices	
   in	
   over	
   50	
   countries,	
   and	
   also	
   offers	
   an	
   extensive	
   global	
  
trucking	
  network	
  to	
  more	
  than	
  250	
  destinations	
  as	
  well	
  as	
  charter	
  and	
  aircraft	
  maintenance	
  services.	
  Cargolux	
  employs	
  over	
  1,500	
  
staff	
  worldwide.	
  

	
  

About	
   the	
   Aeroscraft:	
   An	
   Aeroscraft	
   is	
   a	
   new	
   type	
   of	
   Rigid	
   Variable	
   Buoyancy	
   Air	
   Vehicle,	
   designed	
   to	
   control	
   lift	
   in	
  
all	
  stages	
  of	
  air	
  or	
  ground	
  operations,	
  including	
  the	
  ability	
  to	
  off-­‐load	
  heavy	
  payloads	
  without	
  the	
  need	
  to	
  re-­‐
ballast.	
  For	
  the	
  first	
  time	
  in	
  history,	
  an	
  aircraft	
  has	
  been	
  designed	
  to	
  control	
  and	
  adjust	
  buoyant	
  and	
  dynamic	
  
lift,	
   creating	
   a	
   new	
   paradigm	
   for	
   global	
   air	
   transportation	
   and	
   logistics.	
   	
   Poised	
   to	
   enhance	
   the	
   air	
   transportation	
   industry,	
   the	
  
Aeroscraft	
   will	
   deliver	
   opportunities	
   for	
   business	
   and	
   consumers	
   globally	
   through	
   access	
   to	
   remote	
   locations	
   and	
   by	
   new	
   VTOL	
  
cargo	
  delivery	
  capabilities.	
  The	
  key	
  features	
  of	
  the	
  Aeroscraft	
  include	
  a	
  rigid	
  structure,	
  vertical	
  takeoff	
  and	
  landing,	
  and	
  operational	
  
abilities	
  at	
  low	
  speed,	
  in	
  hover,	
  and	
  from	
  unprepared	
  surfaces.	
  
	
  
The	
  Aeroscraft	
  Solution:	
  The	
  Aeroscraft	
  vehicle	
  is	
  a	
  vertical	
  logistical	
  solution	
  to	
  many	
  of	
  the	
  difficulties	
  facing	
  the	
  cargo	
  world	
  
today,	
   and	
   is	
   poised	
   to	
   disrupt	
   the	
   current	
   hub-­‐and-­‐spoke	
   distributional	
   model	
   characterized	
   by	
   intermodal	
   cargo	
   transfers	
   and	
  
distribution	
   delays.	
   The	
   benefits	
   of	
   the	
   Aeroscraft	
   are	
   expected	
   to	
   be	
   globally	
   transformational	
   and	
   significant	
   to	
   humanity.	
   The	
  
Aeroscraft	
  fleet	
  will	
  introduce	
  global	
  point-­‐to-­‐point	
  air	
  cargo	
  delivery	
  services	
  for	
  oversized	
  and	
  overweight	
  project	
  cargos,	
  as	
  well	
  
as	
   general	
   cargo,	
   with	
   capability	
   to	
   deliver	
   to	
   virtually	
   any	
   topographical	
   location	
   in	
   under	
   72	
   hours.	
   The	
   network	
   of	
   globally	
  
positioned	
   Aeroscraft	
   vehicles	
   will	
   help	
   take	
   the	
   chain	
   out	
   of	
   the	
   current	
   supply	
   chain	
   while	
   providing	
   Aeros’	
   clients	
   unlimited	
  
transcontinental	
  reach.	
  
	
  
About	
   Aeros:	
   Aeros	
   was	
   founded	
   in	
   1987,	
   and	
   the	
   company	
   has	
   grown	
   from	
   a	
   small	
   advertising	
   aerostat	
  
production	
  manufacturer	
  overseas	
  to	
  a	
  premiere	
  U.S-­‐based	
  airship	
  producer	
  and	
  R&D	
  firm	
  for	
  the	
  aerospace	
  
industry.	
  Today	
  Aeros	
  is	
  an	
  innovative,	
  FAA	
  certified,	
  LTA	
  manufacturer	
  completing	
  work	
  on	
  a	
  new	
  type	
  of	
  air	
  vehicle	
  called	
  the	
  
Aeroscraft	
  that	
  combines	
  many	
  of	
  the	
  attributes	
  and	
  benefits	
  of	
  fixed-­‐wing	
  (airplanes),	
  rotary	
  (helicopter)	
  and	
  traditional	
  lighter-­‐
than-­‐air	
   (LTA)	
   aircraft.	
   Through	
   manufacturing	
   quality,	
   Aeros	
   has	
   achieved	
   multiple	
   FAA	
   airship	
   type	
   certificates	
   and	
   operates	
  
with	
   an	
   FAA	
   Production	
   Certificate.	
   Aeros	
   currently	
   possess	
   a	
   product	
   line	
   which	
   includes	
   advanced	
   airships	
   and	
   tethered	
  
aerostats	
   utilized	
   in	
   commercial	
   and	
   government	
   applications	
   throughout	
   the	
   world.	
   For	
   the	
   past	
   quarter	
   century,	
   Aeros	
   has	
  
pioneered	
   product	
   advancements	
   in	
   the	
   aerospace	
   defense	
   technology	
   sector.	
   The	
   entire	
   Aeros	
   organization	
   and	
   the	
   advisory	
  
board,	
  comprised	
  of	
  military	
  and	
  commercial	
  leaders,	
  are	
  dedicated	
  to	
  one	
  goal	
  of	
  harnessing	
  the	
  exciting	
  future	
  and	
  opportunities	
  
ahead.	
  	
  
	
  
For	
  more	
  information	
  about	
  Aeros	
  and	
  the	
  Aeroscraft	
  please	
  visit	
  our	
  website:	
  www.aeroscraft.com	
  
	
  
#

Aeros PR:
John Kiehle, Director of Communications
(323) 201-8374 or john.kiehle@aeroscraft.com
Megan Bumgarner, PR Associate
(323) 201-8356 or megan.bumgarner@aeroscraft.com
Erica Irigoyen, PR Associate
(323) 201-8373 or erica.irigoyen@aeroscraft.com

	
  

#

#

Cargolux PR:
Martine Scheuren,
Director Corporate Communications
+352 4201 3204 or martine.scheuren@cargolux.com
www.cargolux.com

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Cargolux mou

  • 1. December 12, 2013 WWW.AEROSCRAFT.COM WWW.CARGOLUX.COM FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AEROSCRAFT CORPORATION AND CARGOLUX AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL S.A SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU)   Aeros and Cargolux Will Examine European Air Transportation and Logistic Services with Aeroscraft Fleet   December  12,  2013  –  (LOS  ANGELES/  LUXEMBURG)  –    Aeroscraft  Corporation  (Aeros),  the  innovator  of  a  new   variable-­‐buoyancy  cargo  airship  known  as  the  Aeroscraft,  and  Cargolux  Airlines  International  S.A  (Cargolux),  the   leading  air  cargo  carrier  in  Europe,  have  signed  a  memorandum  of  understanding.     Cargolux  and  Aeros  are  working  together  to  explore  a   strategic   partnership   that   provides   new   vertical   airfreight   logistical   services   and   intermodal   standard   container   transportation   solutions.   The   two   aviation   leaders   will   explore   the   benefits   and   structure   surrounding   utilization   of   the   Aeroscraft’s   capabilities   to   provide   air   transportation   and   logistics   services   throughout   the   European   and   North   African   regions,   and  beyond.       The   Aeroscraft   will   solve   many   current   logistical   problems   through   its   vertical   take-­‐off   and   landing   (VTOL)   capability   for   heavy   and   outsized   cargo,   and   ability  to  transport  ISO  containers  vertically.       The   Aeroscraft   fleet   ultimately   augments   air   cargo   distribution  to  new  destinations  throughout  the  world.         The   new   partnership   with   Aeroscraft   will   allow   Cargolux  to:   • Continue  a  40-­‐year  history  of  innovation  by  becoming  a  launch  partner  for  the  Aeroscraft  66  short  ton   (ML866)  and  the  Aeroscraft  250  short  ton  (ML868)  models   • Evaluate   the   benefits   of   offering   access   to   Aeroscraft   vertical   lift   logistics   services   to   global   partners   and   strategic  clients     • Take  advantage  of  priority  in  the  availability  of  the  Aeroscraft  service  and  operational  fuel  savings     “Cargolux  is  pleased  to  sign  this  memorandum  of  understanding  with  Aeros  and  excited  to  further  explore  client   solutions  surrounding  the  introduction  of  this  innovative  new  type  of  aircraft,”  adds  Richard  Forson,  Cargolux’s   Interim  President  &  CEO.     Similarly,  the  new  partnership  will  allow  Aeroscraft  to:   • Gain  access  to  Cargolux’s  leading  airfreight  network  in  Europe  and  the  surrounding  regions   • Leverage  Cargolux’s  extensive  project  and  general  cargo  expertise  supporting  operations     • Gain   access   to   Cargolux’s   network   and   expertise   in   providing   maintenance   services   to   support   the   Aeroscraft’s  European  operations        
  • 2. “As  the  European  leader  in  air  cargo  and  project  cargo  logistics,  Cargolux  is  an  natural  partner  for  Aeros’  while   introducing  a  new  global  point-­‐to-­‐point  network  for  air  cargo  delivery,”  explains  Igor  Pasternak,  CEO  of  Aeros.     “We’re  excited  to  work  with  Cargolux  in  expansion  of  their  already  impressive  service  capabilities  to  provide  new   delivery  alternatives  for  both  project  and  general  cargo  clients  throughout  Cargolux’s  extensive  network  serving   more  than  50  countries.“     Cargolux  is  a  dedicated  cargo  airline  and  the  leading  air  cargo  carrier  in  Europe  offering  tailor  made  services  to   customers   worldwide   by   leveraging   expertise,   reliability,   and   flexibility.   Cargolux   has   grown   over   40   years   through  sustained  attention  to  customer  needs  to  become  Europe’s  biggest  all-­‐cargo  airline,  now  specialized  in   delivery   of   general   cargo,   perishables,   outsized   and   heavy   project   cargo,   and   temperature   sensitive   goods,   among  others.    In  2012,  Cargolux  carried  645,759  tons  of  cargo  on  its  worldwide  network;  the  airline  operated   one  of  the  youngest  fleets,  including  11  Boeing  747-­‐400F  and  six  747-­‐8F  aircraft  as  part  of  its  growing  fleet  at  the   end  of  December  2012.     Aeros’   newest   vehicle,   the   Aeroscraft,   will   deliver   opportunities   for   business   and   consumers   globally   through   access  to  remote  locations,  and  by  its  new  VTOL  cargo  delivery  capabilities.  Aeros  plans  to  have  the  first  if  its   initial  fleet  of  22  vehicles  ready  for  operation  in  2016,  in  two  different  classes;  the  66-­‐ton  capacity  ML866  with  a   range  of  up  to  3,100  nautical  miles  and  the  250-­‐ton  ML868  with  a  range  exceeding  5,000  nautical  miles.    This   fleet   will   operate   on   an   ACMI   lease   model,   providing   services   including   aircraft,   crew,   maintenance,   and   insurance.       The   proof-­‐of-­‐design   technology   demonstration   vehicle   for   the   Aeroscraft   was   successful   in   establishing   its   internal  variable  buoyancy  technology  in  January  2013,  known  as  COSH  or  control-­‐of-­‐static-­‐heaviness,  and  the   advanced  prototype  demonstrated  integration  of  this  key  technology  with  other  innovative  sub-­‐systems  during   flight  operations  in  the  fall  of  this  year.  The  demonstration  of  technological  maturity  now  leads  Aeros  into  fleet   development   for   two   configurations   of   the   innovative   aircraft   this   decade,   a   smaller   66-­‐ton   capacity   vehicle   (ML866),  and  a  larger  250-­‐  ton  capacity  vehicle  (ML868).       About  Cargolux:  Cargolux,  based  in  Luxembourg,  is  Europe’s  leading  all-­‐cargo  airline  with  a  modern   and   efficient   fleet   composed   of   9   Boeing   747-­‐8   freighters   and   11   Boeing   747-­‐400   freighters.   The   Cargolux   worldwide   network   covers   90   destinations,   60   of   which   are   served   on   scheduled   all-­‐cargo   flights.   The   company   has   more   than   85   offices   in   over   50   countries,   and   also   offers   an   extensive   global   trucking  network  to  more  than  250  destinations  as  well  as  charter  and  aircraft  maintenance  services.  Cargolux  employs  over  1,500   staff  worldwide.     About   the   Aeroscraft:   An   Aeroscraft   is   a   new   type   of   Rigid   Variable   Buoyancy   Air   Vehicle,   designed   to   control   lift   in   all  stages  of  air  or  ground  operations,  including  the  ability  to  off-­‐load  heavy  payloads  without  the  need  to  re-­‐ ballast.  For  the  first  time  in  history,  an  aircraft  has  been  designed  to  control  and  adjust  buoyant  and  dynamic   lift,   creating   a   new   paradigm   for   global   air   transportation   and   logistics.     Poised   to   enhance   the   air   transportation   industry,   the   Aeroscraft   will   deliver   opportunities   for   business   and   consumers   globally   through   access   to   remote   locations   and   by   new   VTOL   cargo  delivery  capabilities.  The  key  features  of  the  Aeroscraft  include  a  rigid  structure,  vertical  takeoff  and  landing,  and  operational   abilities  at  low  speed,  in  hover,  and  from  unprepared  surfaces.     The  Aeroscraft  Solution:  The  Aeroscraft  vehicle  is  a  vertical  logistical  solution  to  many  of  the  difficulties  facing  the  cargo  world   today,   and   is   poised   to   disrupt   the   current   hub-­‐and-­‐spoke   distributional   model   characterized   by   intermodal   cargo   transfers   and   distribution   delays.   The   benefits   of   the   Aeroscraft   are   expected   to   be   globally   transformational   and   significant   to   humanity.   The   Aeroscraft  fleet  will  introduce  global  point-­‐to-­‐point  air  cargo  delivery  services  for  oversized  and  overweight  project  cargos,  as  well   as   general   cargo,   with   capability   to   deliver   to   virtually   any   topographical   location   in   under   72   hours.   The   network   of   globally   positioned   Aeroscraft   vehicles   will   help   take   the   chain   out   of   the   current   supply   chain   while   providing   Aeros’   clients   unlimited   transcontinental  reach.    
  • 3. About   Aeros:   Aeros   was   founded   in   1987,   and   the   company   has   grown   from   a   small   advertising   aerostat   production  manufacturer  overseas  to  a  premiere  U.S-­‐based  airship  producer  and  R&D  firm  for  the  aerospace   industry.  Today  Aeros  is  an  innovative,  FAA  certified,  LTA  manufacturer  completing  work  on  a  new  type  of  air  vehicle  called  the   Aeroscraft  that  combines  many  of  the  attributes  and  benefits  of  fixed-­‐wing  (airplanes),  rotary  (helicopter)  and  traditional  lighter-­‐ than-­‐air   (LTA)   aircraft.   Through   manufacturing   quality,   Aeros   has   achieved   multiple   FAA   airship   type   certificates   and   operates   with   an   FAA   Production   Certificate.   Aeros   currently   possess   a   product   line   which   includes   advanced   airships   and   tethered   aerostats   utilized   in   commercial   and   government   applications   throughout   the   world.   For   the   past   quarter   century,   Aeros   has   pioneered   product   advancements   in   the   aerospace   defense   technology   sector.   The   entire   Aeros   organization   and   the   advisory   board,  comprised  of  military  and  commercial  leaders,  are  dedicated  to  one  goal  of  harnessing  the  exciting  future  and  opportunities   ahead.       For  more  information  about  Aeros  and  the  Aeroscraft  please  visit  our  website:  www.aeroscraft.com     # Aeros PR: John Kiehle, Director of Communications (323) 201-8374 or john.kiehle@aeroscraft.com Megan Bumgarner, PR Associate (323) 201-8356 or megan.bumgarner@aeroscraft.com Erica Irigoyen, PR Associate (323) 201-8373 or erica.irigoyen@aeroscraft.com   # # Cargolux PR: Martine Scheuren, Director Corporate Communications +352 4201 3204 or martine.scheuren@cargolux.com www.cargolux.com