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November 14, 2013 - 12:11pm

GAMA’s board of directors elected Steve Taylor, president of Boeing Business Jets, the association’s chairman for 2014. Taylor previously served as GAMA’s vice chairman of the board and as chairman of the flight operations policy committee. Joe Brown, president of Hartzell Propeller, was selected as GAMA’s vice chairman. He will also continue to serve as chairman of GAMA’s policy and legal issues committee. Meanwhile, GAMA’s board of directors approved Stevens Aviation as a member company.

March 5, 2013 - 10:00am

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is spreading the safety recommendations contained in a government/industry rewrite of Part 23 certification rules here at Heli-Expo’13. “One of the primary focuses that we have had over the past year is to try to look at how we are regulated and how those regulations just strangle our abilities to get safety-enhancing technologies into the cockpit,” GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce said during the association’s release of 2012 year-end shipments last month.

February 18, 2013 - 1:35pm

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is planning to spread the safety recommendations contained in a government/industry rewrite of Part 23 certification rules to next month’s Helicopter Association International (HAI) convention in Las Vegas. “One of the primary focuses that we have had over the past year is to try to look at how we are regulated, and how those regulations just strangle our abilities to get safety-enhancing technologies into the cockpit,” said GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce last week.

August 9, 2012 - 4:01pm

The long anticipated business aviation recovery might truly be under way, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), which released its first-half aircraft delivery numbers this afternoon.

“We are starting to see positive signs in the 2012 shipment data,” said GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce. “When coupled with the positive trend we are seeing in the used market, we may finally be seeing the start of our recovery.”

May 15, 2012 - 4:45pm

While the number of business jet deliveries and overall industry billings continued to slide in the first quarter of 2012, there was a minor retrenchment for the turboprop segment, according to numbers released late last week by the U.S. General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). For the first quarter of the year, OEMs handed over 122 bizjets, a decrease from the 128 it delivered in same period last year, a decline of 4.7 percent, while the number of turboprops rose by two year-over-year, representing a better than 3-percent gain.

May 15, 2012 - 1:45pm

While the number of business jet deliveries and overall industry billings continued to slide in the first quarter of 2012, there was a minor retrenchment for the turboprop segment, according to numbers released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

May 13, 2012 - 4:30pm

Tough trading conditions aren’t discouraging business aviation services group Gama (Stand 955) from its goal of growing a global network. The latest evidence of this is that Gama’s Asian clients are now benefiting from the UK-based business aviation, charter, management and maintenance company’s recently opened Hong Kong FAA Part 135 operating base.

November 14, 2011 - 2:42am

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association is viewed by many as mainly a U.S.-centric organization, but in reality it is global. In fact, GAMA held its first board meeting outside of the U.S. last Friday in Bordeaux, France. It also has a permanent representative in Brussels and is considering adding another in Beijing, GAMA immediate past chairman–and current Dassault Falcon Jet president and CEO–John Rosanvallon told AIN at the Dubai Air Show.

February 22, 2011 - 10:15am

Last year saw the lowest number of turbine-powered aircraft deliveries since 2005, according to year-end statistics released this morning by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

November 5, 2009 - 10:35am

Airplane shipment numbers released today by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) starkly demonstrate the effect the economic downturn has had on the OEMs so far this year. During the first three quarters manufacturers delivered 615 business jets, a decline of nearly 38 percent from the 988 handed over during the same period in last year’s peak production year.

 
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