Astronics Announces Third Quarter 2007 Conference Call and Webcast

EAST AURORA, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a trusted leader in innovative, high performance lighting, electrical generation, control and distribution systems for the global aerospace industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2007 results before the opening of financial markets on Friday, November 2, 2007.

The release of the financial results will be followed by a company-hosted teleconference on Friday, November 2, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. ET. During the teleconference, Peter J. Gundermann, President and CEO, and David C. Burney, Vice President and CFO, will review the financial and operating results for the period and discuss Astronics' corporate strategy and outlook. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The Astronics conference call can be accessed the following ways:

 * The live webcast can be found at Participants
   should go to the website 10 - 15 minutes prior to the scheduled
   conference in order to register and download any necessary audio
 * The teleconference can be accessed by dialing (201) 689-8562 and
   entering conference ID number 258587 approximately 5 - 10 minutes
   prior to the call.

To listen to the archived call:

 * The archived webcast will be at A transcript
   will also be posted once available.
 * A replay can also be heard by calling (201) 612-7415, and entering
   the conference ID number, 258587 and account number 3055. The
   telephonic replay will be available until 11:59 p.m. ET, Friday,
   November 9, 2007.


Astronics Corporation is a trusted leader in innovative, high performance lighting, electrical generation, control, and distribution systems for the global aerospace industry. Its strategy is to expand the value and content it provides to various aircraft platforms through product development and acquisition. Astronics Corporation, and its wholly-owned subsidiaries Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems and Luminescent Systems Inc., have a reputation for high quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.

For more information on Astronics and its products, visit its website at

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CONTACT:  Astronics Corporation
          David C. Burney, Chief Financial Officer
          (716) 805-1599, ext. 159
          Fax: (716) 805-1286