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Media Advisory Reminder: “Business Aviation Day” at AirVenture

GAMA NEWS 09-21 For Immediate Release: Jul 23, 2009

Join FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt, Gulfstream’s Joe Lombardo and GAMA’s Pete Bunce on AeroShell Square! 


Business Aviation Day at AirVenture

Friday, July 31, 2009
Static Display:  8:30am – 1:00pm
Press Conference:  12:30pm

AeroShell Square at AirVenture
Wittman Regional Airport
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt
Gulfstream President Joe Lombardo
GAMA President & CEO Pete Bunce
Business aviation operators:  Dynomax Incorporated (Lear 40XR), Klein Tools (Falcon 50), LaBov & Beyond (Cessna CJ1), NetJets (Gulfstream G200), Orion Energy Systems (Pilatus PC-12), ProJet Aviation (Piaggio Avanti II), and Roush Industries (Hawker Premier A)

Seven different business aviation airplanes will be parked around the Airbus A380 on AeroShell Square as part of Business Aviation Day at AirVenture.  Air show attendees will have an opportunity to view the airplanes and learn how companies use their business aircraft to manage rapidly changing situations and capitalize on new business opportunities that they otherwise could not.  We will also show how business aviation is a critical stimulus for the economy and a powerful source of high-paying, technical jobs. 

Please also join FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt, Gulfstream’s Joe Lombardo, and GAMA’s Pete Bunce for a press conference on AeroShell Square at 12:30pm.  In addition, executives from the companies that operate the airplanes on display will discuss the critical role business aviation plays in the success of their businesses. 

For questions or additional information, contact Katie Pribyl (,  703/869-4563).

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.