Aaron Hilkemann, Duncan Aviation’s CEO was recently elected as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for 2015. He has been a member of GAMA for three years and has served as the Chairman of the Airworthiness & Maintenance Policy Committee for the last twelve months.
GAMA has one primary purpose: to advocate for the “welfare, safety, interests and activities of general aviation.” They strive to help the public have a better understanding of general aviation and how it plays an important role in the economic growth of our communities.
Member-companies represent over 80 of the world’s leading manufacturers, general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components, and related services.
According to the GAMA website, the Airworthiness & Maintenance Policy Committee (AMP) represents the interests of General Aviation manufacturers and maintenance organizations on regulatory and policy issues that affect the continuing airworthiness and maintenance of general aviation products. The AMP works collaboratively with regulatory agencies and other associations that represent the broader maintenance and repair station industry.
Aaron has served as the Past Chairman of the AMAC (Associate Member Advisory Council) of NBAA and has also served on the Board of Directors of the NBAA.
As President and CEO, Aaron Hilkemann provides strategic leadership and direction to Duncan Aviation to ensure future development and growth for the enterprise. He leads a 14-member Senior Management Team responsible for the tactical and daily operation of all Duncan Aviation's locations.