13248-187The Wright Memorial Dinner

Cernan tribute

Capt. Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, speaking at the 2014 Wright Memorial Dinner.

The Aero Club of Washington hosts the annual Wright Memorial Dinner, which honors that year’s recipient of the National Aeronautic Association’s Wright BrothersMemorial Trophy, on the Friday closest to December 17 – First Flight Day. This gala, black-tie event attracts hundreds of attendees every year and is one of Washington aviation’s biggest celebrations.

The 2014 Wright Memorial Dinner was held on Friday, December 12, at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Connecticut Avenue. The recipient of the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy was Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, a legendary aviator. You can read the press release here.

We are grateful to the Wright Memorial Dinner sponsors listed below, who helped make this year’s dinner a spectacular event!

DIAMOND
Airlines for America
Bombardier
Lockheed Martin
National Air Traffic Controllers Association

PLATINUM
Aerospace Industries Association
Airbus Corporate Jets
Amazon Prime Air
BBA Aviation
Bell Helicopter
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
GE Aviation
Honda Aircraft Company
International Air Transport Association
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
National Business Aviation Association
Noblis
Pratt & Whitney
Wilson Air Center

GOLD
Air Traffic Control Association

SILVER
Apex Foundation – Bruce McCaw
Air Line Pilots Association
Embraer
HNTB Corporation
McKenna & Associates
National Air Carrier Association
Raytheon
Rockwell Collins

BRONZE
American Association of Airport Executives
Airports Council International – NA
Cargo Airline Association
Gephardt Government Affairs
The MITRE Corporation

Special thanks to the DVD gift sponsors:
AOPA, ATCA, GAMA, HAI & NBAA