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GAMA Adds CDG and Thales Canada As New Members

WASHINGTON, DC, March 4, 2011 – The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has approved Continental DataGraphics (CDG) and Thales Canada as its newest members, bringing the international trade association’s membership to 70.

Headquartered in Cypress, California, Continental DataGraphics (CDG) supports a number of aircraft component manufacturers and general aviation aircraft manufacturers and suppliers with engineering and technical documentation services, training and eLearning solutions, process consulting, and software solutions. CDG is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company with multiple locations in the U.S., Europe and India and over 1,200 employees worldwide. http://www.cdgnow.com.

Thales Canada designs integrated systems for cockpit and flight controls for regional and business jet manufacturers around the world from its base in Montreal. It is a world leader in providing Fly-By-Wire (FBW) solutions and is Thales' global centre-of-excellence for Flight Controls Systems. Thales is a global technology leader for the Defence and Security and the Aerospace and Transport markets. In 2010, the company generated revenues of €13.1 billion with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 22,500 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners. www.thalesgroup.com.

About GAMA

GAMA is an international trade association representing 70 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation aircraft, engines, avionics and related equipment. GAMA's members also operate fleets of aircraft, fixed based operations, and pilot training and maintenance training facilities. GAMA is headquarted in Washington, DC, with a European office in Brussels, Belgium. For additional information, visit GAMA’s website at www.GAMA.aero.

About CDG

CDG, a Boeing Company, is a world-class strategic partner for engineering-driven organizations that develop, support, and maintain complex equipment. The company provides industry-leading Engineering Solutions, Technical Documentation, Training Solutions, and Process Consulting to organizations in multiple industries.

CDG offers more than 40 years of experience and highly-skilled global teams to deliver quality services and solutions for defense and space, commercial aviation, manufacturing, energy, and other engineering-focused industries. By relying on CDG to improve the overall effectiveness of equipment support and maintenance processes, CDG’s partners are able to concentrate on their core business, increase efficiency, and ultimately provide enhanced value to their own customers.

For more information, visit the CDG web site at www.cdgnow.com.

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Media Contacts:

Mona Rice – CDG, a Boeing Company – USA (425) 691-2680

Katie Pribyl – GAMA (202) 393-1500

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