• Colleen Barrett is the recipient of the 2016 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy

    Colleen Barrett, President Emeritus, Southwest Airlines, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 NAA Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy. The dinner was held on Friday, December 16, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW, in Washington, DC.
  • The 2016 Donald D. Engen Trophy for Aviation Excellence

    The 2016 Donald D. Engen Trophy for Aviation Excellence was presented to former chairman of the NAA and retired US Air Force officer, Walter J. Boyne.

Welcome to the Aero Club of Washington

The Aero Club of Washington is an historic aviation club, founded in 1909 in Washington DC, with the mission of providing a forum for the discussion and advancement of aviation and aerospace. We host hundreds of national and international aerospace leaders at our monthly luncheons as well as hosting other industry events, like the annual Wright Memorial Dinner. Our members are representative of all the industry segments – from airports, airlines, trade associations, manufacturers, labor to general and business aviation, law firms, FAA and DOT personnel and aviation enthusiasts!  We welcome you to the Aero Club of Washington!

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View pictures from the 2016 Wright Memorial Dinner!

Photos from the 2016 Wright Memorial Dinner