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Aspen Avionics Added As GAMA Member Company, Hennig Promoted

GAMA NEWS 07-17 For Immediate Release: Aug 20, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, August 20, 2007 – The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has approved Aspen Avionics, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, as the newest member of the international trade association. The GAMA board also congratulated Jens Hennig on his promotion to Vice President, Operations.

Founded in 2004, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability from the commercial and business aviation markets into all general aviation cockpits. The company has designed an affordable flight display system that enables aircraft owners to upgrade their primary flight instruments to glass cockpit technology. Aspen Avionics is led by industry veteran John Uczekaj.

In his new role as Vice President of Operations, Jens Hennig will have primary responsibility for flight operations, safety and training issues, including policy related to the modernization of the nation’s air traffic control system. Hennig joined the association in 2003 as Manager of Operations. Since joining GAMA, he has served on a number of advisory groups including the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Part 135/125 Aviation Rulemaking Committee, the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Cost Committee, the Joint Aviation Authority’s Operations Sectorial Team, and as a representative on the European Aviation Safety Agency Safety Standards Consultative Committee. He has also organized GAMA’s annual air safety investigator workshop. Hennig has bachelor and master degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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General Aviation Manufacturers Association
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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.