The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recently unveiled a three-minute video, “General Aviation Manufacturing – An Engine for Growth,” which highlights general aviation’s role as an American “success story,” a major generator of “first-class job creation,” a global technological leader in supplying “next generation aircraft” and a producer of transportation assets that help companies be “more productive and efficient” and keep communities connected. Click here to watch the video.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has approved Air Tractor as its newest member. GAMA’s membership currently stands at 77 manufacturers.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is teaming up with the IMC Club to host three instrument flying proficiency seminars at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, held July 23-29.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The general aviation aircraft market worldwide was mixed in 2011 with a slight decline of shipments, but an increase is billings. The expected resurgence did not take place. Manufacturers shipped 1,865 planes, a decline of 3.5% from 2010, while billings increased 0.4% to $19.1 billion.
Not included in the data released Feb. 22 by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) are figures from Hawker Beechcraft’s fourth-quarter, which will be released about March 31. These figures will change the year’s total, but not to any great extent.
Eric Hinson will join FlightSafety International as executive vice president Jan. 5, 2009.
Hinson is president and CEO of Piaggio America, the U.S. subsidiary of the Italian business aircraft manufacturer. He also serves on the board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.