Yulista Aviation (YAI)

Quality First. Quality Always. Quality No Exceptions.

Yulista Aviation, Inc (YAI) offers solutions across the entire spectrum of complex aerospace manufacturing, services, and precision logistics. Our corporate agility enables us to achieve program requirements across the breadth of weapon system design, prototyping, integration, manufacturing, and installation. Our personalized approach effectively supports numerous government customers within the areas of aviation, missile, ground, and sea-based systems. Regardless of the need, location, or complexity, YAI has optimized solutions to achieve program quality and operational objectives while remaining on schedule and within budget.

Core Capabilities

  • Uncompromising Quality & Safety
  • Delivers Unparalleled Customer Experiences
  • Aviation, Ground, and Missile System Expertise
  • Aircraft Maintenance, Structural Repair, & Modification
  • Complex Manufacturing Capabilities
  • Rapid Production and Kitting Capacity
  • Prototype Engineering, Design, & Testing
  • System Development, Integration, & Verification
  • Integrated Logistics and Product Support
  • Warehousing and Supply Chain Management
  • Support and Test Equipment Design & Calibration
Yulista Aviation Subsidiary

Contract Vehicles and Details

DUNS 808156967
Alaska Native Corporation

ISO9001:2015; AS9100D; AS9110C Certified
FAA Part 145
$40M Line of Credit

Additional Vendor & Contact Information

8600 Advanced Gateway SW
Huntsville, AL 35808
Phone: 256.713.1360
Fax: 256.380.8029

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Performance Highlights


Andy Gignilliant, President Yulista Integrated Solutions, Yulista Aviation, and Yulista Aerospace & Defense

Andy Gignilliat

President / VP of Modification, Integration, Manufacturing

Andy is a retired US Army Officer with nearly 27 years of Army Aviation leadership, maintenance, and program management experience across conventional and special operations aviation. Upon retirement, Andy joined industry to lead aviation program management, business development, and multidisciplinary teams across the commercial sector.

Tim Smith, VP, Support Operations, Yulista Aerospace and Defense, Yulista Integrated Solutions

Tim Smith

VP, Support Operations

Tim is a proven leader with over 40 years of experience in the defense industry supporting a broad array of ground combat systems, missile, and aviation programs while serving in various technical, programmatic, and executive leadership roles. Tim currently serves as General Manager for the Defense Systems & Solutions (DSS) joint venture to manage the DEVCOM Missile and Aviation Center’s Prototype Integration Facility (PIF-3) contract. He also serves as Vice President for Yulista Integrated Solutions, LLC.

Kim Gargis, Kim Gargis Director of Finance Operations, Yulista

Kim Gargis

Director of Finance Operations

Ron Husa, Director of Quality, Yulista

Ron Husa

Director of Quality Operations


Duncan Brady

Director of Safety Operations


Outstanding NAVAIR Site Survey Audit

The Yulista Quality Team received customer kudos from our Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Site Survey! The purpose of the site survey was to determine,…