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GAMA Accepting Scholarship Applications

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is accepting applications for two prestigious scholarships valued at $2,000 each: The Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award, and the Dr. Harold S. Wood … Continue reading

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NATA Applauds Authorized Extension of FAA… GAMA Does Not!

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 WASHINGTON, DC. – National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks praised House and Senate negotiators July 6, 2016 on their agreement extending the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorization until September … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Homeschoolers Win Build-A-Plane Design Contest

WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane have announced that the CHEF Homeschoolers in Cuba City, Wisconsin, have won the third Aviation Design Challenge to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge among … Continue reading

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GAMA Welcomes Passage of Legislation Beneficial To GA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) applauded the U.S. Congress for passing legislation recently in two areas important to its members: extending expiring tax provisions important to general aviation growth and innovation, and passing a key appropriations … Continue reading

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GA Industry Urges Transportation Secretary To Take Swift Action On Medical Reform

WASHINGTON , D.C. – In a letter written August 15, 2014, seven influential general aviation organizations urged U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete his department’s review of the FAA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on third-class medical … Continue reading

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GA Groups Oppose U.S. Senate Bill That Would Close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and National Air Transportation Association (NATA) have urged key members of the U.S. Senate to forgo legislation that could close St. Clair … Continue reading

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St. Louis Regional – Host Airport of 2014 Illinois Aviation Conference

The 2014 Illinois Aviation Conference, sponsored by the Illinois Aviation Trades Association, Illinois Public Airports Association and the Illinois Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division, will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Collinsville, Illinois, May 13-14. The opening night “hangar … Continue reading

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GAMA Names New Board Chairman & Vice Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Board of Directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) elected Steve Taylor, President of Boeing Business Jets, as GAMA’s Chairman for 2014. Taylor previously served as GAMA’s Vice Chairman of the Board and as Chairman … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Small Airplane Revitalization Act Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) hailed President Obama’s signing of the Small Airplane Revitalization Act into law, November 27, 2013. The legislation – which was … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Small Airplane Revitalization Act Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) hailed President Obama’s signing of the Small Airplane Revitalization Act into law, November 27, 2013. The legislation – which was … Continue reading

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