On Friday, October 20th at the New York Hilton, we were delighted to welcome our guests to the 81st Annual Awards Gala. It was an incredible evening and filled with grand camaraderie and admiration. Wings Club Foundation President, Dawne Hickton warmly welcomed members and guests and promised all in attendance an unforgettable evening.

The Wings Club was pleased to present the annual Distinguished Achievement Award to Ray Conner, Chairman, Pursuit Aerospace, Retired Vice Chair, The Boeing Company, and Retired President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The award recognizes those who have made a lasting contribution to the field of aviation. Past recipients include many notable figures in aviation history.

We invite you to view some of the highlights and special moments from the evening that will always be remembered.

Wings Club Gala Highlight Reel

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