About Capital Branch

The aims of the branch are to stimulate advances in aviation safety and technology by providing a forum to improve still further the technical, political and social interchange between the US and UK aerospace communities.

Current Board is:- 




Sir Stuart Matthews - President

William Voss - Chairman

Quentin Whiteree - Vice Chairman/Secretary

Ken Gazzola – Past Chairman

Sam White - Treasurer

Shelly Simi - Membership

Lee Harman - Events

Ken Quinn - Counsel

John Stack - Programs

David Fuscus - Communications

Air Cmdre James Linter, OBE

Stella Weidner

Susan Walsh

David Hills

Gene Fraser

Michael Otterblad

Noel Hopkins

Melinda Benson Viteri

Derrick Surratt

Greg Caires

Bill Strandberg

Shawn Bullard

Ray Sealey

Alan Hickling (Ex-Officio)

Bob Francis – (Ex-Officio)

Reg Smith (Ex-Officio)

Dates for 2019:

Friday, Feb 8 Lecture: Exploring Pilot Training & Proficiency for the Future
Thurs, April 4: Lockheed Martin Fighter Demonstration Center Tour and Reception | AGM
Thurs, April 12: Field Trip: Goddard Spaceflight Center
Mon, May 13 Garden Party Garden Party - Deputy Ambassador's House
Thurs, June 13 Lecture: Hypersonics: Is the Future Finally Here?
Thurs, Oct 3 Lecture Urban Mobility
Thurs, Nov 7 Lecture Commercial Space

To provide a forum to stimulate advances in aeronautical technology and safety between the US, UK and global aeronautical communities.


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