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Dayton, Ohio- The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Board of Trustees are proud to announce that tickets are now available for the 58th Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony. The 2020 event will take place at the National Museum of the United States Air Force (USAF).
“Our mission is to Honor Aerospace Legends to Inspire Future Leaders and our 2020 venue will help make this Enshrinement the most exciting to date,” says NAHF Chairman Michael Quiello. “Our Enshrinement has always been widely recognized as the Oscar Night of Aviation, and holding our event in Dayton under the wings of some the nation’s most historic aircraft this will be beyond anything our Enshrinees, sponsors and members have ever seen before.”
(The late) Second Lieutenant Eugene J. Bullard, USAF– WWI Pilot; First African American combat pilot; Denied in the U.S., flew for France; and is one of the highest decorated pilots including the Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur.
(The late) Dr. Maxime “Max” A. Faget– Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer; developed rockets, missiles and aircraft; and designed the Mercury Spacecraft and was part of the design team for Gemini, Apollo and the Space Shuttle.
Ms. Joan Sullivan Garrett– Medical Professional; Visionary; Founder of MedAire; established the first aviation global medical emergency response; and directs real-time safety services to thousands annually throughout aviation.
(The late) Captain Richard “Dick” F. Gordon, USN– Naval Aviator; Test Pilot; Bendix Trophy Winner; Gemini 11 Pilot; Command Module Pilot Apollo 12; Back-up Commander Apollo 12; and part of design team for the Space Shuttle.
Colonel/Dr. Paul G. Kaminski, USAF (Ret)– Ph.D. Aeronautical Engineer; led many technical aerospace programs including guided munitions; Lead Developer of Stealth Technology; and Directed F-117 and B-2 Programs.
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the NAHF Membership will be on December 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. Please call 937-256-0944, ext. 16 for details
We are looking for adults 18 years and older to volunteer in our Learning Center. Timing is flexible. Please call 937-256-0944, ext. 16 for more information.
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