GAMA Mourns the Passing of Matt Zuccaro
WASHINGTON D.C. – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) president and CEO, Pete Bunce, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Matthew Zuccaro, the former president and CEO of the Helicopter Association International (HAI):
“On behalf of the entire GAMA staff and our membership, I extend my deepest and heartfelt condolences to Matt’s wife Doreen, her family and friends, and all our colleagues at HAI. Matt was a good friend and devoted leader in the general aviation industry. He was a forceful champion for the rotorcraft community where his professional career reflected a life-long commitment to improved rotorcraft safety. Our industry is the beneficiary of Matt’s passion for all facets of vertical lift and our nation honors his service in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Matt will be tremendously missed.”
GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA's members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA's website at www.GAMA.aero.