NOTICE OF PRESS CONFERENCE

Angel Technologies’ HALO-Proteus To Make International Flying Debut at Paris Air Show

 

-Unique Stratospheric Aircraft to Provide High-Speed Wireless Broadband Telecommunications over Major Cities-

WHAT: PRESS CONFERENCE to debut the HALO-Proteus Stratospheric Aircraft

Augmenting terrestrial towers and orbiting satellites, the HALO-Proteus, designed and built by Burt Rutan, will fly fixed patterns in the stratosphere (above 50,000 feet) over major cities to deliver wireless broadband services at multi-megabit rates. The Proteus is the first stratospheric aircraft designed to provide commercial telecommunications, including video-on-demand and high-speed internet services.

WHEN: SATURDAY, JUNE 12 (PRESS DAY) and TUESDAY, JUNE 15

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM (1400 hrs-1430 hrs)

WHO: Marc Arnold, CEO, Angel Technologies Corporation (www.broadband.com)

Burt Rutan, CEO, Scaled Composites Corporation (www.scaled.com)

Dave Gruber, CEO, Wyman-Gordon Company

Bruce Snider, Dir. Commercial Programs, Raytheon Systems Company

LOCATION: Static Display on the Airfield at Le Bourget

(Behind Hall 1 and Hall 2 on the airfield next to the Ariane Rocket)

VIEWING: The HALO-Proteus Aircraft will be on static display on the airfield from 11:30 to 3:30 PM each day. Principals of Angel Technologies, Scaled Composites, Wyman Gordon Company and Raytheon Corporation will be available for briefings from 11:30 to noon and from 1:00 to 3:00 PM each day.

FLYING SCHEDULE:

The HALO-Proteus will have its international flying debut at the ’99 Paris Air Show, Le Bourget. Please check the daily flying schedule for exact flying times.

INFORMATION:

The flying schedule and brochure information on the HALO-Proteus and Angel Technologies is available at the Wyman Gordon Exhibit area: Hall 5, Stand B-6 and the Raytheon Exhibit area: Hall 3, stand B-13.

CONTACT: Diane Murphy, Federal City Communications

Washington, DC: 202-662-1280; 202-255-6649 (cell);

At Le Bourget: Hall 1 (USA Pavilion) Information Desk; Ratheon Exhibit (Hall 3, Stand B-13); Wyman Gordon Exhibit (Hall 5, Stand B-6);

Paris Hotel: Le Meridien Etoile (33) (1) 40 68 34 34.

This press release contains forward-looking statements made in reliance upon the safe harbor of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward looking statements involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results of the Company to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Angel Technologies™, HALO™, HALO-Proteus™, and HALO Network™ are trademarks of Angel Technologies Corporation. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective companies.


Contact:

Angel Technologies
Diane Murphy
Federal City Communications Corp.
Tel: 202/662-1280
Fax: 202/662-1281

EMail: diane@broadband.com


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