General aviation airplane and rotorcraft shipments increased, year-to-date, while airplane billings declined slightly and rotorcraft billings increased.
With air traffic control system modernization activities accelerating worldwide, it is vital that aircraft owners make informed decisions about how to comply with emerging and existing regulatory mandates, by selecting the right equipment for their aircraft’s typical mission.
Send a letter to your representatives in Congress, urging them to reject air traffic control privatization and work expeditiously to enact a long-term FAA bill that furthers critical initiatives like certification reform, air traffic modernization and airport development.
The U.S. Congress needs to pass aircraft certification reform this year to support innovation and job growth, facilitate exports, and strengthen the health of general aviation, which provides $219 billion in economic output annually.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.
Kerry Lynch covers the 2017 third quarter shipment and billings information for the worldwide general aviation industry, as reported by…
Kerry Lynch reports on GAMA’s addition of FlightAware, CiES and Lilium to its membership.
GA Facts & Statistics
- In the U.S., General Aviation flies almost 23 million hours, of which two-thirds are for business purposes.
- General Aviation supports $219 billion in total economic output and 1.1 million total jobs in the United States.