EDGEWOOD, N.Y., May 4, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero(r)") (NYSE Amex:CVU) today announced that it will issue its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 on Tuesday, May 12th prior to the opening of the stock market. CPI Aero's President & CEO Edward J. Fred and CFO Vincent Palazzolo will host a conference call at 11:00 am EDT that day to discuss these results as well as recent corporate developments. After opening remarks, there will be a question and answer period. Interested parties may participate in the call by dialing 706-679-3079. Please call in 10 minutes before the conference is scheduled to begin and ask for the CPI Aero call. Questions may be asked during the live call, or alternatively, you may e-mail questions in advance to lcati@equityny.com.

The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet. To listen to the live call, please go to www.cpiaero.com, click on the Investor Relations section, then to the Event Calendar where the conference call is posted. Please go to the website 15 minutes early to download and install any necessary audio software. If you are unable to listen live, the conference call will be archived and can be accessed for approximately 90 days. We suggest listeners use Microsoft Explorer as their browser.

CPI Aero is engaged in the contract production of structural aircraft parts for leading prime defense contractors, the U.S. Air Force, and other branches of the armed forces. In conjunction with its assembly operations, CPI Aero provides engineering, technical and program management services. Among the key programs that CPI Aero supplies are the UH-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter, the S-92(r) helicopter, the MH-60S mine countermeasure helicopter, the Gulfstream G650, C-5A Galaxy cargo jet, the T-38 Talon jet trainer, the A-10 Thunderbolt attack jet, and the E-3 Sentry AWACS jet. CPI Aero is included in the Russell Microcap(r) Index.

CPI Aero(r) is a registered trademark of CPI Aerostructures, Inc.

CPI Aero	
Investor Relations Counsel:
Vincent Palazzolo, Chief Financial Officer			
(631) 586-5200

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