Legendary Aviation Inventor Si Robin Honored for Revolutionizing Global Avionics Industry

Feb 02, 2009, 13:00 ET from Sensor Systems, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation inventor and engineer Seymour "Si" Robin has received a Living Legends of Aviation Award for his lifelong accomplishments as the leading designer of antennas for commercial, business and military airborne applications used on nearly every aircraft in the world.

With many inventions and patents, 81-year-old Robin joins the ranks of aviation innovators, record breakers and celebrities such as U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan; actors John Travolta and Harrison Ford; entrepreneurs Jimmy Buffett and Sir Richard Branson; and other luminaries who have been awarded Living Legends of Aviation Awards for their historic contributions to the industry.

"Being inducted in the Living Legends of Aviation is a personal honor, as well as a tribute to the nearly 300 employees who have provided us with remarkable moments of innovation and invention," said Robin, CEO and executive vice president of Sensor Systems, Inc. "This award is a celebration of those in the aviation and aerospace industries who have had the courage, passion and determination to dream the possibility and create the reality."

Sensor Systems, Inc. offers more than 250 products and manufactures over 1,100 antennas per day from its factory in Chatsworth, CA. Its Military Division is positioned to fight the global war on terror by providing antennas for installation on new and existing aircraft, missiles, guided munitions and unmanned air vehicles.

Sensor Systems, Inc.'s customers include Airbus, Cessna, Boeing, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Northrup Grumman and Honeywell, as well as many other general aviation and aerospace companies across the globe.

Sensor Systems, Inc. maintains the industry's most technologically advanced design, engineering, manufacturing and test facilities. The company's unrivaled reputation for high quality, reliability and efficiency in the aircraft industry has made it the largest supplier of original equipment manufacturer antennas to airlines throughout the world.

Robin, an instrument multi-engine private pilot with seaplane rating, owns several vintage aircraft and still flies his J-3 Cub and Beechcraft Staggerwing. He also competes in vintage automobile racing and is the Sports Car Champion of 2002 and 2004.

Sensor Systems, Inc. is privately owned by Robin and his wife, Betty.


SOURCE Sensor Systems, Inc.