Star-Studed Aviation Awards hosted by John Travolta at the Beverly Hilton Hotel
John Travolta, also known as the Official Ambassador of Aviation, hosted the Beverly Hilton Hotel to host the 21st yearly Living Legends of aircraft Awards. Famous people like Morgan Freeman and Kurt Russell, as well as singer Kenny G and more than 70 Living Mythology of Aviation, joined him, making for an incredible night.
During the night’s holidays, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, was recognized as a Living Legend. He spent the first ten years of his adult life serving in the British Army, where he participated in two operations to Afghanistan as an Apache helicopter pilot and a forth air joystick.
Prince Harry expressed his gratitude for being recognized among such a amazing and inspiring group of people. He referred to flying as a transformational experience, an alluring experience that calls for the preservation of flexibility in addition to evoking feelings of independence.
The renowned Elling Halvorson Vertical Flight Hall of Fame Award went to Lauren Sánchez. She is a well-known journalist, newscaster, and the founder of the ground-breaking flying drama and production company Black Ops Aviation.
As she accepts the award tomorrow, Ms. Sánchez stated that she will continue to serve as an activist and mentor in an effort to encourage more women to pursue careers in aircraft.
Another award winners included:
The” Lifetime Aviation Industry Leader Award” was given to Mark Burns. In July 2015, Mr. Burns was appointed leader of Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. He has been employed by Gulfstream for more than 35 times.
The” Kenn Ricci Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award” went to Laurans A. Mendelson. The president, leader, and CEO of HEICO is Mr. Mendelson.
Kyle Clark was honored with the” Eren Ozmen Entrepreneur of the Year Award.” BETA Technologies, a Vermont-based energy aviation business, was founded by Mr. Clark in 2017.
The first” Dr. Sam B Williams Technology Award” went to Linden Blue. The Vice Chairman of General Atomics, Mr. Blue, received the annual award from Gregg Williams, President and CEO of Williams International, in honor of his parents.
The” Freedom of Flight Award” was given to Lance Toland. The owner of Lance Toland Associates, one of the most well-known names in aviation plan globe, is Mr.
Three other people were inducted as Living Legends in addition to Prince Harry, including:
• Fred George, a well-known aircraft contributor and former Navy captain with over 300 carrier landings.
• American aircraft Steve Hinton, who from 1979 to 1989 set a record for the fastest aircraft in the world. He has worked on about 100 motion pictures and TV productions while flying as a captain for movies.
Marc Parent, President and CEO of CAE, oversaw CEA’s expansion in modeling products and training and support services in the commercial and company aircraft, protection, security, and healthcare sectors.
Singer Jimmy Buffett, Gulfstream professional Larry Flynn, aircraft and adventurer Hamish Harding, and professional Treat Williams were also honored by The Legends in the past year. John Travolta hosts the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s Star-Studed Aviation Awards, according to eTurboNews.eTN