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Media Reminder: GAMA to Unveil Year-End Shipment and Billing Numbers at Annual Industry Review Press Conference

GAMA NEWS 17-5 For Immediate Release: Feb 20, 2017
Washington, DC—The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will announce the industry’s worldwide 2016 year-end aircraft shipment and billing numbers at its Annual Industry Review press conference on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. GAMA Chairman Simon Caldecott, President and CEO of Piper Aircraft, and GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce will discuss the year-end numbers. Caldecott will join GAMA Vice Chairman Phil Straub, Executive Vice President and Managing Director—Aviation of Garmin International, Inc., and two past GAMA Chairmen—Aaron Hilkemann, President and CEO of Duncan Aviation, and Brad Mottier, Vice President and General Manager of Business and General Aviation & Integrated Systems for GE Aviation—to review progress and challenges for general aviation manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and overhaul operators globally.

GAMA strongly encourages media to attend in person. The press conference will be available via Webcast for those unable to attend.



What: GAMA Annual Industry Review Press Conference


When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 1 p.m. EST


Where: Knight Studio


555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

(Please use the C Street, NW, entrance on the back side of the museum)


RSVP for Attendance:




For additional information, please contact Mary Lynn Rynkiewicz, GAMA Director of Communications, at +1 (202) 637-1375 or

Communications Director:
Sarah McCann:
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.