Nighthawk Flight Systems Welcomes Marc Ayala as Vice President of Sales to Drive Organizational and Product Growth

VISTA, California – July 9, 2024 – Nighthawk Flight Systems, Inc., a developer of advanced compact integrated avionics, is pleased to welcome Marc Ayala to the company’s executive team as Vice President of Sales. In this position, Ayala is responsible for growing and supporting sales of Nighthawk’s entire suite of products as well as supporting its dealer network and customer facing programs.

“Nighthawk brings a unique approach to the avionics and embedded safety software marketplace that delivers exceptional capabilities and advantages for civilian and military aviation,” Ayala said. “I am excited to join the team and build our growing customer and dealer network base that will help propel the company to new heights.”

Ayala brings a wealth of experience and network connections to Nighthawk Flight Systems. Prior to joining the company, he held a variety of commercial and military sales and business development positions with increasing responsibility over a 17-year tenure at Collins Aerospace. A 13-year US Air Force veteran, he also served as a pilot and navigator in the Lockheed C-130H Hercules military transport airplane.

Ayala earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University. A commercial licensed pilot with multi-engine land and instrument ratings, he enjoys flying in his free time, including volunteering for Angel Flight.

About Nighthawk Flight Systems

Nighthawk Flight Systems, Inc. specializes in advanced compact integrated avionics solutions for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft in the general aviation, business, air transport, and military markets. Nighthawk also provides advanced terrain and obstacle awareness and alerting functions to OEM applications through embedded software solutions. Nighthawk's product line includes upgraded versions of the HSI, ADI, TAWS, and HTAWS displays formerly offered by Sandel Avionics. Nighthawk is AS9100 and ISO 9001 certified.

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