Elecsys Corporation Announces Appointment of Additional Director

Elecsys Corporation Announces Appointment of Additional Director

OLATHE, Kan., Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elecsys Corporation
(Nasdaq:ESYS), a provider of innovative machine to machine (M2M) communication
technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic
equipment for critical industrial applications, today announced that George
Semb was appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. He was appointed to an
additional position that was created as part of the Company's strategy to
expand and diversify its board of directors. Mr. Semb's term will run until
the next annual meeting of stockholders at which time he will stand for
election. It is anticipated that Mr. Semb will be appointed to the Company's
audit, nominating, and compensation committees.

Mr. Semb is professor emeritus of Applied Behavior Science at the University
of Kansas where he spent 38 years designing, implementing, and evaluating
on-the-job training programs and classroom teaching systems. His experience
includes founding a software development company that provided software and
consulting services to the Department of the Navy and several major college
textbook publishers. His company was one of the first to design and market a
paperless, networked learning environment. In 2001, he became a principal in
Olathe-based PCDisposal.com, an electronics re-cycling firm. Last year, he
authored PCDisposal.com's first sustainability report. Mr. Semb has worked
actively in the investment community both locally and nationally for over 40
years. He has a BS degree in experimental psychology from the University of
Washington, a ScM degree in psychophysics and psychology from Brown
University, and a PhD in behavioral and developmental psychology from the
University of Kansas. Mr. Semb is independent as determined by the
independence requirements of the NASDAQ Stock Market.

About Elecsys Corporation

Elecsys Corporation provides innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) communication
technology solutions, data acquisition and management systems, and custom
electronic equipment for critical industrial applications. The Company's
primary markets include energy production and distribution, agriculture,
transportation, safety and security systems, and water management. Elecsys
proprietary equipment and services encompass wireless remote monitoring,
industrial data communication, and mobile data acquisition technologies that
are deployed wherever high quality and reliability are essential. Elecsys
develops, manufactures, and supports proprietary technology and equipment
under several premium brand names. In addition to its proprietary products,
Elecsys designs and manufactures rugged and reliable custom solutions for
multiple original equipment manufacturers in a variety of industries
worldwide. For more information, visit www.elecsyscorp.com.

Safe-Harbor Statement

The discussions set forth in this press release may contain forward-looking
comments based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or
suggested in the forward-looking comments. The difference could be caused by a
number of factors, including, but not limited to the factors and conditions
that are described in Elecsys Corporation's SEC filings, including the Form
10-K for the year ended April 30, 2013. The reader is cautioned that Elecsys
Corporation does not have a policy of updating or revising forward-looking
statements and thus he or she should not assume that silence by management of
Elecsys Corporation over time means that actual events are bearing out as
estimated in such forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact:
         Todd A. Daniels
         (913) 647-0158, Phone
         (913) 982-5766, Fax

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