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Joseph Piotrowski first recipient of the William J. “Pete” Knight Excellence in Aerospace Scholarship

Joseph Piotrowski is the first recipient of the William J. “Pete” Knight Excellence in Aerospace Scholarship presented by the Flight Test Historical Foundation at the recent Annual 2015 Excellence in Aviation Awards Dinner. Joseph was born and raised in the Antelope Valley and comes from an aerospace family. His grandfather was Avionics Branch Chief for NASA, […]

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Col. Keith Ward, 163rd Reconnaissance Wing vice commander, California Air National Guard, March Air Reserve Base, accepts the Excellence in Aviation Awards at the Flight Test Historical Foundation’s annual awards banquet in Los Angeles, June 13, 2015, where he was joined by Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, commander, 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base. Lisa Gray, FTHF chairwoman, presented the award to recognize the wing for its efforts in helping CAL FIRE battle the 2013 “Rim Fire” by remotely piloting an MQ-1 Predator to capture real-time footage of the fire.

163rd Reconnaissance Wing honored by the FTHF at 5th annual EIA Awards banquet

Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lindemann 452 AMW public affairs The Air National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing,March Air Reserve Base, was honored by the Flight Test Historical Foundation (FTHF) at the foundation’s 5th annual Excellence in Aviation Awards banquet June 13, in Los Angeles. The 163 RW made history when its members remotely piloted the MQ-1 Predator […]

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2015 EIA Awards Banquet Sponsorship Opportunities

The Flight Test Historical Foundation will hold the 5th Annual Excellence in Aviation (EIA) Awards banquet on June 13, 2015. This year’s honorees are the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing from March Air Reserve Base, as the operators of the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator aircraft built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. We have […]

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5th Annual Excellence in Aviation Awards Banquet – June 13, 2015

6:00 p.m. (Drinks)   7:00 p.m. (4-course Dinner) Proud Bird Restaurant Grand Ballroom 11022 Aviation Boulevard Los Angeles, California  [Map] Formal Attire Thank you for joining us. EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, CA. (April 15, 2015) – The Flight Test Historical Foundation will hold the 5th annual Excellence in Aviation Awards banquet on June 13, 2015. This […]

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5th Annual Excellence In Aviation Awards Banquet – 13 June, 2015

June 13, 2015 6:00 p.m. (Drinks)   7:00 p.m. (4-course Dinner) Grand Ballroom of the Proud Bird Restaurant 11022 Aviation Boulevard Los Angeles, California  [Map] Formal Attire Thank you for joining us! “Rat Pack Ricky” will generously provide dinner and dance music with a “Sinatra” theme. Some of the invitees include National and State officials, […]

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FTHF @ the LA County Air Show – Mar 21 & 22

The Flight Test Historical Foundation (FTHF) will have 2 displays at the LA County Air Show.  One display will be at the Sage-Cheshire capsule by the entrance. The other display will be in the STEM Pavilion which will feature our Junior Test Pilot Program. Stop by to learn more about the FTHF and future plans for the Air […]

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