HARTLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trescal (www.trescal.com), the fastest growing instrument calibration and services company in the U.S., today announced its participation with the French Air Force’s precision aerobatic demonstration team, the Patrouille de France (PAF) during its tour of the U.S. The PAF tour commemorates the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War One (WWI).
It has been more than 30 years since the PAF performed in North America. Trescal, with global headquarters in France, is one of a few companies invited to be partners on this exceptional mission which underscores the strong historical relationship between France and the Unites States. The dates of the tour are March 23 – April 23.
Formed in 1952, the PAF flies eight Alpha-Jet aircraft.
“Trescal has a longstanding relationship with the aeronautics, defense and space industries throughout the world,” said Kathy Boyd, president of Trescal, Inc. in the U.S. “Globally, the company generates more than 50% of its sales in this market sector. We are proud to be part of such an important event with such a dynamic presence.”
“We sincerely thank the French Air Force, as well as the French Government, for partnering with Trescal for such a unique event with our U.S. and Canadian friends—combining industry and history,” adds Olivier Delrieu, CEO Trescal Group. “We are excited to have our aerobatic aircraft included in the program.”
Trescal’s Aerobatics Plane Joins the Tour
The partnership with the French Air Patrol is highlighted by the participation of the Trescal Starduster SA300 aircraft. This two-seat aerobatics biplane is piloted by Jean-Marc d’Hulst, the Deputy General Manager of Trescal France, a qualified pilot in advanced aerobatics. The Starduster will fly and be on display at air shows attended by the PAF:
- Melbourne Air Show (April 1-2) and SUN ‘n FUN (April 4) in Florida
- Maxwell Air Force Base Air Show in Alabama (April 8-9)
- Stewart Air Show in New York (April 23)
Trescal will also take advantage of stopovers by Starduster during the tour to organize private events for customers and staff in Dallas, Atlanta, and Charlotte.
Trescal, international specialist in calibration provides a broad range of services for the test and measuring equipment market. Trescal are represented in 21 countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Mexico, Morocco, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, Romania and Tunisia. Supplementing the standard technical services (verification, calibration and repair of T&M instruments), Trescal offer their expertise for the implementation and acquisition of measurement systems, customized equipment pool management software solutions, metrology and technical support, and training. Trescal operate in 89 owned calibration laboratories and employ over 2,400 people across the world. Trescal service 35 000 customers in various sectors such as Defense, Aerospace, Aeronautics, Automotive, Power Generation & Utilities, Electronics Manufacturing, Communications and Medical & Chemistry. Trescal’s Pro Forma sales reach +230 million Euros.
Trescal SA is the global holding company based in Paris. Trescal’s U.S. headquarters is located in Hartland, Michigan. Learn more at www.trescal.com