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Media Advisory: Senator Pryor, Senator Lincoln and Governor Beebe to Attend “The General Aviation Jobs for Arkansas Forum”

GAMA NEWS 09-24 For Immediate Release: Aug 7, 2009

LITTLE ROCK, AR, August 7, 2009 – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), in partnership with Dassault Falcon and Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, is hosting a forum on general aviation with Senator Mark Pryor, Senator Blanche Lincoln and Governor Mike Beebe. The forum will be held at Dassault Falcon’s facility at the Little Rock National Airport with a crowd that includes 500+ employees and more than 50 local community leaders.

As the state’s leading export, aviation is critical to Arkansas. The general aviation industry alone contributes more than $1 billion to the statewide economy and supports more than 3,500 manufacturing jobs. 

The General Aviation Jobs for Arkansas Forum

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

9:00am – 10:00am (Optional plant tour from 10:00am to 11:00am)

Dassault Falcon Jet
3801 East 10th Street
Little Rock, AR 72202

Due to airport security, you must register to attend this event.  Contact Kevin Lenaburg at 1-800-300-9246 or via email at

Media Contacts
Event Contact: Kevin Lenaburg, 800-300-9246,
GAMA Contact: Katie Pribyl, 202-393-1500,
Dassault Contact: Andrew Ponzoni, 201-401-2274,
Hawker Contact: Nicole Alexander, 316-676-3212,


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.