Tag Archives: General Aviation Manufacturers Association

FAA Deputy Administrator Reaffirms ADS-B Mandate

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) applauds the newly appointed Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator Dan Elwell for reiterating the FAA’s firm commitment to the Automatic Dependent Surveillance … Continue reading

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GAMA Praises U.S. Congress For Protecting & Funding Aviation Priorities

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) praises the U.S. Congress for passing the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus, providing key funding for general aviation manufacturers in safety, certification, and alternative … Continue reading

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The presidents of the Aircraft Owners & 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 … Continue reading

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North Dakota Leaders Celebrate GA’s Economic Impact At Jobs Rally

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer, and North Dakota Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and hundreds of manufacturing workers, local officials, business leaders, educators, and … Continue reading

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KSU-Salina Student Receives Stimpson Scholarship

WICHITA, KAN. – For the second year in a row, the Wichita Aero Club awarded its Edward W. Stimpson scholarship to a Kansas State University -Salina student. Receiving this year’s scholarship was Elias Peterson of Lindsborg, Kansas, during a ceremony … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill To Exempt Aircraft Parts & Maintenance From State Sales Tax

APPLETON, WIS. – After a year of lobbying by a coalition of state and national aviation organizations and businesses, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 348 into law April 3, 2014, exempting aircraft parts, maintenance and labor from sales … Continue reading

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Expansion of Third Class Medical Can Help GA Rebound

by Representative Todd Rokita Indiana 4th Congressional District General Aviation is a homegrown American industry that is responsible for 1.2 million jobs and pumps more than $150 billion into our nation’s economy. But it’s also an industry that could do … Continue reading

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