Constantinos S. (Gus) Kyriakos Joins Aspen Avionics as Vice President of Engineering

Avionics veteran to head Aspen's engineering team.

Albuquerque, NM - October 4, 2007 -- Aspen Avionics, Inc. ( announced today that Constantinos S. (Gus) Kyriakos has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. In this position, he will manage and lead Aspen's growing engineering staff, and work closely with the company's external engineering partners.

Aspen co-founder Jeff Bethel will continue in his role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), driving the company's technology strategies and new product designs, and working closely with Gus to develop and bring to market innovative, quality products for general aviation.

Kyriakos was most recently employed by Avidyne Corporation where he was Director, Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance Engineering.

Prior to his tenure at Avidyne, Kyriakos worked for Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, where he was a Senior Director in Engineering. Kyriakos also led design and development projects for Allied Signal, Horizon Research Labs and Systems Engineering Labs. Throughout his career, he has gained extensive experience developing products for the commercial, military, business and general aviation markets.

"Top engineering talent is a must-have in this technology-driven industry; our success depends on it," said John Uczekaj, Aspen Avionics' President and CEO. "Gus' 30-plus years of leadership experience in the field will prove invaluable to Aspen Avionics' engineering programs going forward."

Kyriakos has a BS and an MS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida Atlantic University. He also holds five patents for RF and digital design for radar altimeters and six patents for RF and signal processing for TCAS. In addition, he is the youngest recipient of the Volare Award, presented by the Airlines Avionics Institute.

About Aspen Avionics, Inc.

Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability from the commercial and business aviation markets into general aviation cockpits-and budgets. Our products increase situational awareness and reduce pilot workload, making it even easier and safer to fly in both VFR and IFR conditions. The way we look at it, getting the latest avionics technology shouldn't always mean spending a lot of money-on equipment or installation. At Aspen Avionics, we design products to be affordable, easy to install, and easy to own. The company can be found on the web at, or may be reached at (505) 856-5034.

Note Aspen Avionics' New Address: The company is now located at 5001 Indian School Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110.

Press Contact: Doug Cayne
Aspen Avionics, Inc.
5001 Indian School Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone 505.856.5034
Fax 505.314.5440


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