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Dr. Allen E. Puckett, 94, Aerospace Engineer

Last week, we learned that Dr.¬†Allen E. Puckett, the Howard Hughes Memorial Award recipient in 1997, has passed away. Dr. Puckett enjoyed a lifetime of achievements in the Aerospace Industry. His hard work had brought him many awards and he was highly respected by his peers, as captured in the Aeronautic Pathfinders excerpt, published by […]

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In Memoriam

Gilbert W. Speed, the founder of SpeedNews publications and conferences and a long-time member of the Aero Club Board of Directors, died Jan. 27 after a long illness. He was 81. Speed had a storied career in the aviation and aerospace industries that stretched more than 60 years. He started as a student apprentice at […]

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Former Boeing Vice President John Stammreich elected President of Aero Club for 2013

John Stammreich, a rocket engineer who rose to management positions in Boeing, TRW and Loral, has been elected President of the Aero Club of Southern California for 2013. He succeeds Nissen Davis, who was elected Vice President. Re-elected were Arthur McAllister, Treasurer, and Alan Wayne, Secretary. Currently, John advises venture funds and major corporations on […]

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