Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson Receives 2017 Howard Hughes Memorial Award


Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson was honored on February 7 by the Aero Club of Southern California as the 39th recipient of the Howard Hughes Memorial Award. “Marillyn joins a distinguished group of aerospace leaders,” said Aero Club president John Stammreich. “She exemplifies the spirit of this award through her bold leadership and significant contributions to driving innovation in aerospace.” “I […]

2017 General Membership & Board Election Night


Don’t Miss this Important 2017 General Membership Event JOIN US on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:30 – 9:00 PM The Flight Path Learning Center & Museum ACSC Hosted Bar. Hors-d’oeuvres. Buffet Dinner. Guest Speaker. Open Forum. Guests are WELCOME. Purchase your Tickets Here >

2017 Scholarship Gala Dinner Announcement

Gen. Kevin Chilton

JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF WINNERS!! Last year, the Proud Bird Restaurant at LAX was closed for renovations. We have waited over a year to have our SECOND SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Sit-down Gala Dinner for our Aero Club of Southern California Scholarship Winners at this beautiful new venue. Be a Witness to History!  Once again, all of our 2017 […]

DAWN Mission Chief Scientist Remarks

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Dr. Marc Rayman, Chief JPL Scientist for the DAWN Interplanetary Mission spoke Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The Dinner Meeting was held at the Flight Path Learning Center & Museum. The JPL Dawn Mission to the Asteroid belt won the highly prestigious Collier award as the most significant American Aerospace Achievement in 2015. Launched by NASA in September 2007 with the mission of studying two of the […]

2016 Howard Hughes Awards Dinner Event Photos

Aeroclub of Southern California Howard Hughes Memorial Award 2016

Event photos from the recent Howard Hughes Award dinner on February 1, 2017 have been posted to our online photo gallery. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”http://www.joshuabarashphotography.com/2016hhma/” text=”See Photos Here” color_override=””]

Northrop Grumman Chairman Wes Bush to receive 2016 Howard Hughes Memorial Award from Aero Club

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Los Angeles, CA  – Wes Bush, chairman, CEO and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leader in global security, has been selected by the Aero Club of Southern California to receive its 2016 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 […]

Commander Jim Lovell Receives 2015 Howard Hughes Memorial Trophy

The 2015 Howard Hughes Memorial Trophy was awarded to Commander Jim Lovell. Actor Tom Hanks, who famously portrayed Lovell in the film Apollo 13, presented Commander Lovell with the award. [button color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”/photo-gallery/” text=”See More Photos” color_override=””]

Aero Club Hands Spruce Goose Title to Evergreen Aviation Museum

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On November 7, five days after the 68th anniversary of the only flight of the Hughes Flying Boat, the Aero Club of Southern California handed over title to the Spruce Goose to the Evergreen Aviation Museum which bought the aircraft after it was evicted from its dome alongside the Queen Mary. The ceremony capped the […]

Apollo Astronaut Jim Lovell to receive 2015 Howard Hughes Memorial Award

Jim Lovell

James A, Lovell, Jr. has been selected by the Aero Club of Southern California to receive the 2015 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 advancement of aviation or space technology. Lovell will receive his Award at a banquet […]