Dinner speaker on June 25 will preview scenes from The Millionaires Unit – U.S. Naval Aviators in the first World War.

Talk by Darroch Greer, co-producer of The Millionaires’ Unit, a movie about a privileged group of Yale college students who formed a private air militia in preparation for America’s entry into World War One. The unit became the founding squadron of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve and was the first to fly for the United States […]

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The 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award Trophy was presented to Elon Musk to a sold out crowd

People came from near and far to witness the presentation of the Howard Hughes Memorial trophy to Elon Musk.  He was introduced by Jim Albaugh, former CEO of Boeing, Inc.  The introduction included a kind and well deserved comparison to Howard Hughes and his accomplishments. Musk (second from left) is pictured with Aero Club President […]

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2015 Howard Hughes Awards Dinner is SOLD OUT!

The 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award banquet on Feb 12 is sold out. We sometimes get last minute cancellations so if you would like to place your name on a waiting list, please call 310-331-1551 or email     aeroclubsocal@yahoo.com.

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to receive 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award

Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX , the Hawthorne-based company which makes and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft, has been selected to receive the Aero Club’s 2014 Howard Hughes Memorial Award. Established in 1978 by the Hughes family, the Award is presented annually to an aerospace leader whose accomplishments have contributed significantly to the […]

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