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Media Reminder: GAMA to Present Year-End Billing and Shipment Numbers, and Reveal Results of Industry Economic Impact Study, at Annual “State of the Industry” Press Conference

GAMA NEWS 15-4 For Immediate Release: Jan 29, 2015

Washington, DC—The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will announce the industry’s worldwide 2014 year-end aircraft shipment and billing numbers at its annual “State of the Industry” press conference on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the Newseum. In addition, GAMA, along with its sister GA associations, will unveil the results of the new industry-wide PricewaterhouseCoopers study on general aviation’s total impact on the U.S. and state economies.

GAMA’s Chairman Joe Brown, who is also President of Hartzell Propeller, and GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce will present the year-end numbers and review GAMA’s recent efforts. In addition, they will discuss the results of the economic impact study, which is being updated for the first time since 2006. The study examines general aviation’s significant economic impact, including economic output, contribution to U.S. GDP, employment, and labor income.

GAMA strongly encourages in-person media attendance. The press conference will be available via Web cast for those unable to attend at the address below.

What: GAMA “State of the Industry” Press Conference

When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:30-1:15 p.m. EST

Where: Knight Studio Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC (Please use the C Street, NW, entrance on the back side of the museum)

RSVP for attendance:

Web cast: 

For additional information, please contact Mary Lynn Rynkiewicz, GAMA Director of Communications, at (202) 637-1375 or

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.