Breeze-Eastern Corporation (NYSE Amex: BZC) today reported that Jay Harris resigned as a Director of the Company. Mr. Harris, who has served as a Director for more than three years, explained that other demands on his time made it unlikely that he would be able to dedicate the time necessary to fulfill his role as a Director of the Company going forward. In his communication with Mike Harlan, President and CEO of the Company, and with his fellow Directors, Mr. Harris voiced his continued support for Mr. Harlan’s leadership of Breeze-Eastern and expressed his best wishes for both Mr. Harlan’s and the Company’s continued success.

Charles Grigg, Chairman of the Board of the Company said “We will miss Jay both as a friend and as a valued member of the Board. His advice and excellent business judgment proved his value as a member of the Board time and again during his service as a Director; we wish him well in all his future endeavors.”

Breeze-Eastern Corporation ( http://www.breeze-eastern.com) is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of high performance lifting and pulling devices for military and civilian aircraft, including rescue hoists, winches and cargo hooks, and weapons-lifting systems.

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