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

Contract Vehicles and Details

Alaska Native Corporation
DUNS 808156967
ISO 9001:2015; AS9100D; AS9110C Certified
FAA Part 145 Repair Stations

Additional Vendor & Contact Information

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

Performance Highlights

Yulista's maintenance and mods capabilities

Prototype Integration Facility [PIF-2]

Yulista Aviation supports the PIF’s current operations, prototype development, modifications & upgrades, sustainment and bridging of technology gaps with delivery of hardware, software, and services. The PIF concept focuses on assembling and integrating Government and industry expertise to support customer-funded requirements.

Yulista's Consolidated Warehouse and Distribution

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Full Rate Production LOT II

YAI supports the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Full Rate Production Lot III, focusing on full-rate production of various aircraft components along with the production and installation of modification kits.

Leaders in Modernization

Our high-profile and highly technical past performance has enabled our company to grow tremendously, resulting in recognition as an industry leader in the modernization and service life extension of all types of aircraft, ground, missile, and naval systems. Whether it’s rapid response for prototyping or engineering, our teams are ready to provide you with high quality solutions.

OEM capabilities gained over the last 10 years provides Yulista Aviation's customers with trusted and dependable technical solutions with quality results.

OEM CAPABILITIES

Over the past decade, Yulista Aviation has honed its OEM capabilities, ensuring that our customers receive reliable and trustworthy technical solutions with top-notch results. Our cutting-edge Modification Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities, coupled with our manufacturing prowess, allow us to offer integration solutions tailored to our customers’ requirements. 

Leadership

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

Andy Gignilliat

President / VP of Modification, Integration, Manufacturing
Andy.Gignilliat@yulista.com
256-327-4538

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
Timothy.Smith@yulista.com
256-319-1645

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.

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.
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Tim Smith

Vice President, 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 joined Yulista in 2016 and 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.
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Kim Gargis, Kim Gargis Director of Finance Operations, Yulista

Kim Gargis

Director of Finance Operations
Kimberly.Gargis@yulista.com
256-319-1696

Ron Husa, Director of Quality, Yulista

Ron Husa

Director of Quality Operations
Ronald.Husa@yulista.com
256-705-6500

Duncan-Brady-Yulista-Safety-Director

Duncan Brady

Director of Safety Operations
Duncan.Brady@yulista.com
256-704-2614

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