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GAMA to Host State of the Industry Press Conference

GAMA NEWS 20-6 For Immediate Release: Feb 13, 2020




GAMA Director of Communications:
Andre Castro

Released: February/10/2020

General Aviation
Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

MEDIA ADVISORY: GAMA to Host State of the Industry Press Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will host its annual State of the Industry Press Conference on February 19, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. ET at the National Press Club. During this event, GAMA will announce the 2019 year-end aircraft shipment and billing numbers for the global general and business aviation industry, present a study on general aviation’s U.S. economic impact and host a panel discussion on the issues impacting the general aviation manufacturing and maintenance industry.

What: GAMA State of the Industry Press Conference and Panel Discussion

Who: GAMA members, including:

  • Pete Bunce, GAMA President and CEO
  • David Paddock, GAMA Chairman and Jet Aviation President
  • Michael Amalfitano, GAMA Communications Committee Chair and Embraer President and CEO
  • David Coleal, GAMA Environment Committee Chair and Bombardier Aviation President
  • Ron Draper, GAMA Board Member and Textron Aviation President and CEO
  • Brad Mottier, GAMA Board Member and GE Aviation Vice President and General Manager, Business and General Aviation and Integrated Systems
  • David Van Den Langenbergh, GAMA European Leader Steering Chair and Luxaviation Group President, Aviation Services

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Where: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Please take elevators to the 13th floor.

Registration: Register to attend on GAMA’s website –

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

A live webcast of the press conference and panel discussion will stream on GAMA’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.



GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world’s leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA’s members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA’s website at

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.