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Astronics Corporation selected by Cessna to supply lighting solutions for the Citation M2, Citation TEN and Corvalis TTX aircraft

Astronics Corporation, a leader in advanced, high performance lighting, electrical power and automated test systems for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luminescent Systems Inc., has been chosen by Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, to supply illuminated instrument panels for the recently announced Citation M2, Citation TEN and Corvalis TTX aircraft as well as exterior lighting for the Citation M2 and Citation TEN.

Peter J. Gundermann, President and CEO of Astronics commented, "Our innovation and technological capabilities inspire our customers' confidence in Astronics and our advanced aircraft lighting solutions. We have a long history with Cessna as a supplier of cockpit and exterior lighting systems for their full line of aircraft from single engine pistons to the Citation Jets and believe that their selection of our solutions for these new aircraft is a testament of their continued belief in our leadership in aircraft lighting and for creating high quality solutions that complement their aircrafts' unique qualities."

For these aircraft, Astronics will provide a complete suite of instruments panels that are illuminated with light emitting diodes (LEDs) which provide increased reliability while reducing power consumption. The instrument panels will be part of the state of the art avionics and cockpit systems that incorporates the latest developments in human factors engineering, ergonomics and user experience to create environments that make flying simpler and more pleasurable.

To address Cessna's exterior lighting requirements, Astronics will supply LED navigation, anti-collision, and beacon lights building on Astronics strong history of supplying Cessna with best in class high reliability exterior lighting solutions. Astronics LED exterior lighting products can also be found on the Citation Mustang and the CJ1/2/3/4 aircraft.

Press release issued by Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc on October 10, 2011


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Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc Lighting Control Panels, Emergency Lighting Systems, Keyboards, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Cabin Signage & Displays, Instrument Panels
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