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Media Advisory: Meet the Winning High School Teams of the GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge Competition at Glasair Aviation

GAMA NEWS 13-31 For Immediate Release: Jun 13, 2013

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Build A Plane, and Glasair Aviation invite you to meet the winners of the first Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Aviation Design Challenge Competition. The winning high school teams from Canby, Minnesota, and Saline, Michigan—each consisting of four students, a teacher and a chaperone—will participate in the Two Week To Taxi Program and help build two Glasair Sportsman Aircraft from June 17-June 30, 2013 at Glasair Aviation’s facility in Arlington, Washington. The planes will be featured at AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from July 29-August 4, 2013. GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce, Build A Plane President Lyn Freeman and Glasair Aviation President Nigel Mott will be available for interviews.

Date: Friday, June 21, 2013

Time: 9:30 a.m. PST

Location: Glasair Aviation, 18530 59th Dr. NE, Arlington, WA 98223

To RSVP or for more information, please contact:
GAMA: Mary Lynn J. Rynkiewicz, (202) 280-9878,
Build A Plane: Katrina Bradshaw, (202) 577-9292,
Glasair: Chris Strachan, (360) 435-8533 x225,

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.