The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has approved Continental DataGraphics and Thales Canada as its newest members, bringing the international trade association’s membership to 70.
Headquartered in Cypress, California, Continental DataGraphics supports a number of aircraft component manufacturers and general aviation aircraft manufacturers and suppliers with engineering and technical documentation services, training and eLearning solutions, process consulting, and software solutions. CDG is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company with multiple locations in the U.S., Europe and India and over 1,200 employees worldwide.
Thales Canada designs integrated systems for cockpit and flight controls for regional and business jet manufacturers around the world from its base in Montreal. It is a world leader in providing Fly-By-Wire (FBW) solutions and is Thales’ global centre-of-excellence for Flight Controls Systems. Thales is a global technology leader for the Defence and Security and the Aerospace and Transport markets. In 2010, the company generated revenues of €13.1 billion with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 22,500 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.