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GAMA’s Bowles Promoted to Director, Engineering & Manufacturing

GAMA NEWS 07-24 For Immediate Release: Dec 6, 2007

Washington, DC, December 6, 2007 – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the promotion of Gregory Bowles to the position of director, engineering and manufacturing. Bowles previously served as GAMA’s manager, maintenance and engineering.

“Since coming on board nearly three years ago, Greg has continued to use his strong engineering background to promote the certification and manufacturing interests of our members and has contributed significantly to GAMA’s success on a number of technical issues,” said GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce. "He has become an invaluable asset on GAMA’s team and to our members.”

Bowles’ responsibilities will increase to include technical policies pertaining to avionics certification, production procedures, and quality assurance programs. He leads GAMA’s Avionics and Electronic Systems Committee and currently serves on the RTCA Program Management Committee.

Prior to joining GAMA in 2005, Bowles was responsible for certification and validation program planning for aircraft modifications at Keystone Helicopter Company. He also spent several years with Cessna Aircraft Company as group leader for systems design certification and airworthiness support engineering.

Bowles holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University. He is also an FAA certificated private pilot.

Picture available upon request.

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.