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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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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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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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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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Wisconsin Leaders Celebrate General Aviation Manufacturing At Jobs Rally

APPLETON, WIS. – Governor Scott Walker, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, U.S. Representatives Tom Petri and Reid Ribble, and Outagamie County Executive Thomas Nelson joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and hundreds of manufacturing workers, local officials, business leaders and … Continue reading

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Midwest Students Win Build A Plane Contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Canby High School in Canby, Minnesota, and Saline High School in Saline, Michigan, have won the “Build A Plane” contest, as part of a nationwide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) aviation design challenge competition. Sponsors of … Continue reading

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AOPA, NATA & GAMA Welcome Confirmation of Foxx As U.S. DOT Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 27, 2013) – The presidents and CEOs of at least three general aviation organizations – Craig Fuller of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA); Thomas L. Hendricks of the National Air Transportation Association; and Pete Bunce of the General … Continue reading

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Michigan & Illinois Students Awarded National Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has awarded scholarships to two students in the Midwest who have excelled in or are pursuing aviation studies. Nicholas Funkhouser of Jackson High School in Jackson, Michigan, has received the Edward … Continue reading

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