2017 Plane Build Begins
The winning high school team of our 2017 Aviation Design Challenge has begun building a Glasair Sportsman in Arlington, Washington.
First Quarter Aircraft Shipment Data
GAMA released its 2017 first quarter aircraft shipments data, which showed that both total airplane and rotorcraft shipments increased compared to the same period in 2016, while combined billings declined to a total of $4.1 billion.
Facilitate the Future of Aviation Manufacturing
The U.S. Congress needs to pass aircraft certification reform legislation 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.
GAMA at AERO Friedrichshafen 2017
GAMA hosted its annual press luncheon, along with joining EASA for a press announcement about the CS-23 final rule. Learn more, under "News & Events".
CS-23 Rule Finalized
GAMA Board members joined EASA Certification Director Trevor Woods as he announced the finalization of the new rule dramatically improving how easily new safety technologies and products can be developed and made available.
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 response of the general aviation industry, including GAMA, to the U.S. House of Representatives FAA reauthorization…
No Plane No Gain reports on the start of the airplane build for the winners of GAMA’s 2017 Aviation Design Challenge.
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.