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Astronics Max-Viz Offers Special EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and Online Pricing for Enhanced Vision Systems
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For Experimental and Homebuilt Aircraft


EAST AURORA, NY, July 16, 2018 – Astronics Corporation, (NASDAQ: ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Astronics Max- Viz will offer special prices for its Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) for experimental and homebuilt aircraft. The special prices are good for orders received at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh July 23-29 and online during the same time period.

To qualify for this promotional offer, orders must specify delivery prior to December 31, 2018.   

"This special pricing is applicable for the Astronics Max-Viz X1+HR (High Resolution) and X1 EVS, uncertified versions," said Tom Geiger, Business Unit Manager for Astronics Max-Viz. "During EAA AirVenture, the X1-HR system, normally priced at $18,000, will be available for $16,800. Similarly, the X1 EVS, regularly priced at $6,000, will be $5,700," he added.

The X1+HR sensor uses a sophisticated system with 640x480 pixel  resolution long wave infrared thermal imager with electronic zoom to assist  pilots of experimental and homebuilt aircraft, which often operate from  unimproved airstrips with wildlife and other obstacles. It is compatible with  any display that accepts NTSC or PAL/Analog RS-170 signals.


Astronics Max-Viz will offer special pricing on enhanced vision systems for homebuilt and experimental aircraft at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh trade show July 23-2..


The Max-Viz  X1 and X1+HR are single line-replaceable units built into an aerodynamically shaped housing for  easy installation. The un-cooled infrared detectors output a composite RS-170  video signal, presentable on any analog video-capable aircraft display. The  system also features integral window heaters to maintain operation under  conditions from -55 degrees Celsius plus automatic pixel recalibration to keep  the picture sharp.

Both lightweight  systems allow pilots to scan the taxi way and runway during takeoff and  approach for obstructions, such as wildlife, vehicles, and construction  barriers, which may not be visible and are not in any synthetic  vision database. The Max-Viz EVS will help pilots see and avoid terrain before  the ground proximity warnings. The Max-Viz X1 or Max-Viz X1+HR will enhance  safety for the experimental pilot community by enabling pilots to see up to 10  times further than unaided human vision in visibility- obscured conditions,  such as smoke, haze and light fog, during the day or at night.. Both systems  are uncertified for experimental flying enthusiasts.

Astronics Max-Viz  will be exhibiting these solutions in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, at EAA AirVenture in  Hangar C, booth 3078.

With Supplemental  and Type Certificates in both fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft, Astronics  Max-Viz offers products built on more than 15 years of success in enhanced  vision systems. View the EVS offerings in detail at


Astronics  Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense and  semiconductor industries with proven, innovative technology solutions.  Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power,  connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve  complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative,  customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global  airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers and  Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of  Astronics.

For more information on  Astronics and its solutions, visit

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