Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350 as Adopted Pursuant to
of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350 as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, each of the undersigned officers of Astronics
Corporation (the "Company"), does hereby certify, to such officer's knowledge,
The Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 28, 2003 (the "Form 10-Q") of the Company fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the information contained in the Form 10-Q fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
|Dated: August 12, 2003||/s/ Peter J. Gundermann|
Title: Chief Executive Officer