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GAMA Mourns Passing of Geoff Hedrick

GAMA NEWS 22-6 For Immediate Release: Jan 21, 2022


Jan 21, 2022
Contact: Andre Castro

GAMA Mourns Passing of Geoff Hedrick

WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Geoff Hedrick; Founder, CEO and Chairman of Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc.:

“The entire aerospace industry has lost a giant whose commitment to safety enhancements through upgrades in avionics typified the name of the company he founded – Innovative Solutions & Support. Geoff was always looking at platforms in both the military and civil sectors to improve performance thorough the development and equipage of advanced avionics capabilities. Aviation owes a lot to Geoff Hedrick, and he will be tremendously missed.”

Geoff Hedrick’s obituary can be found HERE. To view Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc.’s press release, Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. Mourns Death of Chairman & CEO Geoff Hedrick, visit



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Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
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