Astronics Announces Webcast of the 2007 Annual Shareholders' Meeting Management Presentation

EAST AURORA, N.Y., April 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leader in advanced, high-performance lighting, electronics and electrical power systems for the global aerospace industry, announced today that it will webcast the management presentation portion of its 2007 annual shareholders' meeting on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at approximately 10:00 am.

The webcast will begin immediately following the business segment of the shareholders' meeting. During the management presentation, Peter Gundermann, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David Burney, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss Astronics' financial and business performance and strategy. The webcast and archive will be accessible on Astronics' website at

Participants should go to the website 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled conference in order to register and download any necessary audio software.


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.

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