Perceptive Avionics Headquarters

Located directly off the runway for convenient access to our main office and amenities.


Our Climate-controlled facilities provide ample room for short and long-term projects. Our shop includes top-of-the-line equipment and maintains high standards of cleanliness. We have two hangars: KRNH 16-1 serves as our headquarters while hangar 14-11 provides extra room as our expansion facility.

Professional Memberships:
AEA (Aircraft Electronics association)
EAA (Experiment Aircraft Association)
AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)

Perceptive Avionics Shop

Our Leadership Team

At Perceptive Avionics​ we bring of decades aviation and aerospace expertise.
Barry Hammarback

Barry Hammarback

Vice President
Barry Hammarback holds ATP Multiengine Land and Sea, Commercial Helicopter, and Advanced Ground Instructor ratings. He has over 6,000 hours in multiple aircraft. Barry is a life member of the Sea Plane Pilots Association and also the Commemorative Airforce, where he is a sponsor of the B25, Miss Mitchel. He also belongs to the EAA, Warbirds of America and AOPA. He currently flies a Vietnam era UH1/H “Huey” helicopter and a 1954 Piaggio Royal Gull Amphibian

Pat Ehlenfeldt

Pat Ehlenfeldt

Director of Maintenance
Pat Ehlenfeldt, Vice President/Chief Technical Officer and Lead Avionics Technician. He holds an Airframe and Powerplant license with Inspection Authorization.  He has been active in Avionics and Aircraft Maintenance for over 30 years. Previously he worked at 3M Aviation, Northwest Airlines and KC Aviation. He is a member of AEA and Alpha Eta Rho (International Aviation Fraternity).

Jay Schrankler

Jay Schrankler

Jay Schrankler is an experienced senior executive with over 20+ years of experience in the aerospace industry. He began his career designing and developing critical systems for on-board computing in both space and aviation with Honeywell. Later he served as a top-30 executive in Honeywell International serving as president for a $1.4B business unit. He holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering and is a graduate of the Harvard Executive Development Program. In addition he serves as an adjunct faculty in the Chicago Booth School of Business. Jay holds a private pilot certificate in both single engine piston and gyroplane. He is an active member of the EAA and is also a member of the AOPA.

Rob Nourse Avionics Technician

Rob Nourse

Avionics Technician
Rob is an experienced electronics and avionics technician. He has deep experience in three major industries throughout his career. He is a US Marine Corps veteran where he spent his time as a structural mechanic on jet fighters and attack aircraft. Rob holds an FAA repairman certificate and is a member of the AEA.

Perceptive Avionics

Located in Western Wisconsin (KRNH), our team has over 50 years experience in aviation. We’re dedicated to making sure pilots like you have the latest tech at your fingertips.


Panel Assessments & Recommendations
New Avionics Installations
System Training & Support
Pitot Static & Transponder Services
Avionics Products Support
Authorized Dealer

Contact Us

Perceptive Avionics
625 West Hangar Road
Hangar 16-1
New Richmond, WI 54017

(715) 338-4080