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GAMA Statement On Nomination of Sturgell As Next FAA Administrator

GAMA NEWS 07-20 For Immediate Release: Oct 24, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, October 24, 2007 – Today, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) issued the following statement upon President Bush’s nomination of Robert A. “Bobby” Sturgell as the next Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator:

“We are extremely pleased by the White House’s decision to nominate Bobby Sturgell as the next FAA Administrator,” said Pete Bunce, GAMA’s President and CEO. “Bobby’s experience in key leadership roles within the FAA is truly invaluable, especially as our nation faces the time-critical challenge of modernizing our nation’s air transportation system. His knowledge and expertise will provide the strategic direction required to advance this crucial initiative.”

Bunce added, "We look forward to continuing our great working relationship with Bobby and his staff and hope that the Senate will also recognize the importance of a swift confirmation.”

Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

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.