Scholarship Awards Presentation & Annual Membership Meeting

$55 for Members / $60 for Non-Members

Dinner and drinks are included

Flight Path Museum LAX
6661 West Imperial Hwy
Los Angeles, CA 90045

November 15, 2023


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Howard Hughes Memorial Awards Banquet

Eren Ozmen, Chairwoman and Owner of Sierra Nevada Corporation, has been selected as the 45th annual Howard Hughes Memorial Award winner!

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Awards Banquet

The Aero Club’s Scholarship program assists young people who are passionate about a future in aerospace and aviation. 

Students who receive Aero Club scholarships will be honored at our annual Awards Banquet.

Details for the next Aero Club Scholarship Awards Banquet coming soon!

Howard Hughes Memorial Awards Banquet

Every year, the Aero Club of Southern California honors exceptional leaders who have advanced the fields of aviation or aerospace technology.  

2023 Howard Hughes Memorial Award Recipient: Larry Mendelson, Chairman & CEO of HEICO

2023 Howard Hughes Memorial Discovery Award Recipient: The James Webb Space Telescope Team 

Past Events

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2023 Scholarship Banquet and Networking Night

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2023 Howard Hughes Memorial Award – Laurans ‘Larry’ A. Mendelson

Congratulations Laurans ‘Larry’ A. Mendelson, Chairman/ CEO of HEICO and the James Webb Space Telescope Team! September 6, 2023 was an evening of celebration when ...
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2022 Howard Hughes Memorial Award – Harrison Ford

The Aero Club of Southern California is proud to honor legendary hero, both on and off-screen, Harrison Ford with the prestigious 43rd annual Howard Hughes ...
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2021 Howard Hughes Memorial Award – Richard “Dick” Rutan

A retired United States Air Force officer and fighter pilot, test pilot, and record-breaking aviator who in 1986 piloted the Voyager aircraft on the first ...
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2019 Howard Hughes Memorial Award – Captain “Sully” Sullenberger

Captain “Sully” Sullenberger has been dedicated to the pursuit of safety for his entire adult life. While he is best known for serving as Captain ...
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2018 Howard Hughes Memorial Award Banquet

2018 HOWARD HUGHES MEMORIAL AWARD RECIPIENT: BUZZ ALDRIN Buzz Aldrin is a legendary astronaut and advocate for human space exploration. In 1966 on the Gemini ...
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2019 Scholarship Banquet and November Networking Night

EVENT DETAILS: November 13, 2019 Network with fellow aviation and aerospace enthusiasts Meet the aviation and aerospace professionals of the future—the winners of our annual ...
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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. ...
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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 & ...
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2017 Scholarship Gala Dinner Announcement

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 ...
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DAWN Mission Chief Scientist Remarks

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 ...
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2016 Howard Hughes Awards Dinner Event Photos

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=”” ...
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