Gama Infant Safety Seat launches into business jet market at EBACE 2012.

Monday 14th May 2012

The world's first child's seat certificated for take-offs and landings on most business jet configurations, was today showcased on Bombardier's Challenger 300 at EBACE 2012.

The seat, which is manufactured by Fairoaks, UK-based Gama Engineering Ltd, a division of the Gama Group, is being demonstrated to the business jet community during EBACE 2012 at Gama's stand (number 955) in Hall 6.

The new seat is already in service with long haul airlines Virgin Atlantic and Cathay Pacific and it is anticipated that it will be well received by those looking to ensure the comfort and safety of younger passengers flying on executive aircraft.

Designed to enhance the in-flight experience (for both toddlers and their parents), children no longer have to sit on parents laps, ensuring a more relaxed, less stressful and safer travelling experience. The Gama Infant Safety Seat, has been designed to fit seamlessly with all the new aircraft seat design trends and can be tailored to individual aircraft owners and operators bespoke interior schemes.

The seat is compliant with the requirements of TSO-C100b and is approved for installation under EASA STC's for carriage on all commercial Airbus and Boeing aircraft. In addition it is now available for a wide range of corporate jet operators, including aircraft manufactured by Bombardier, Dassault and Gulfstream.

About Gama Engineering:

Gama Engineering, based at Fairoaks Airport, UK, provides comprehensive design, certification, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification services for fixed and rotor wing aircraft operators. It is fully validated with EASA/FAR Part 145 approval status and offers full turn-key EASA Part 21J design, Part 21G manufacturing and Part 21M continued airworthiness management services.

Gama Engineering is committed to pro-actively supporting aircraft and helicopter operators as they upgrade their fleets with the next generation of avionics and for the latest offerings in cabin management systems and aircraft interiors.

About Gama Group:

  • Gama is a global aerospace services organisation, founded in 1983 in the UK by Marwan Khalek and Stephen Wright.
  • Gama employs over 300 personnel and operates over 80 business aircraft at bases across Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.
  • The group's companies and affiliates hold EU-OPS, FAA Part 135 and UAE GCAA Charter Certificates, EASA Part 145 Maintenance Approvals, Part 21 Design and Manufacture Approvals and offer business aircraft charter, management, FBO, maintenance, valeting and aviation software services.
  • Gama Group is headquartered at Farnborough Airport in the UK, with its Americas headquarters in Stratford, CT, its Middle East and North Africa headquarters at Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates and its Asian head office in Hong Kong. The group operates aircraft around the globe and has over 30 worldwide operating bases.
  • Recent expansion of services have included the exclusive provision of executive aircraft ground services at Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates and the establishment of Gama Engineering Ltd, affording fixed and rotor wing aircraft operators a comprehensive design, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification service at Fairoaks Airport, UK. Gama's most recent acquisition Ronaldson Airmotive is fully EASA Part 145 certified for the provision of engine and component overhaul services, as well as component Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).

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