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About Universal Avionics Systems Corporation

Universal Avionics Systems is a global designer and manufacturer of communications devices and electronic components that are found in aircraft systems. Universal Avionics' products, used worldwide on helicopters, corporate turbine aircraft, and large commercial airliners, include cabin information and entertainment systems, cockpit instrument displays and voice recorders, radio control units, cockpit-to-ground communications data links, flight management systems, navigation position sensors, satellite communications, and terrain awareness and warning systems. The company also offers technical support, customer training, rental equipment, and repairs.


The company makes advanced avionics systems for business jets, turboprop aircraft, transport aircraft, helicopters, regional and commercial airliners. Universal Avionics Systems functions through four divisions. The Manufacturing division and main office are in Tucson, Arizona. The two Engineering divisions (located in Duluth, Georgia and Redmond Washington), provide cockpit display development, and offers a complete line of flat panel integrated displays for OEM and retrofit applications.

Geographic Reach

The company operates service centers in Germany, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Denmark, the UK, Brazil, and the US. It has two repair stations in Tucson, Arizona; and Wichita, Kansas.

Sales and Marketing

Universal Avionics chiefly targets airlines, government entities, and original equipment manufacturers. Customers have included Hawker Beechcraft, West Star Aviation, and Learjet.


Universal Avionics is expanding in Asia. It opened a new satellite office in Singapore in 2013 to support customers insignificant customer base in Australia, Japan, and Thailand, and elsewhere in the Asia/pacific region, where a number of flight deck retrofit projects are under way. The office also acts as a dedicated sales and support base for customers and partners in the region.

Company Background

Avionics pioneer Hubert L. Naimer founded Universal Avionics Systems in 1981.

Universal Avionics Systems Corporation

3260 E Universal Way
Tucson, AZ 85756-5032
Phone: 1 (520) 295-2300

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
COO: Paul DeHerrera
CFO: Michael Delgado
President and CEO: Joachim L. Naimer
Employees (This Location): 180
Employees (All Locations): 450

Major Office Locations

Tucson, AZ

Other Locations

Osteen, FL
Duluth, GA
Wichita, KS
Redmond, WA
Basel, Switzerland