The World's Premiere Aviation Club Turns 65; The Wings Club Celebrates 65 Years of Recognizing Pioneering in Aviation

Joe Sutter, Chief Engineer of Boeing 747 that Launched Mass Air Travel, to

Deliver Keynote Address

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: More than a Dozen Living Past Presidents in Attendance

May 09, 2007, 01:00 ET from The Wings Club

    NEW YORK, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Making this a landmark day in the
 history of aviation, The Wings Club, the premiere aviation club in the
 world, celebrates its 65th year with a luncheon to welcome all living past
 Club Presidents (thirteen of whom are confirmed to attend) and honor their
 contributions over the years to both the Club and the Aviation industry.
 Delivering the keynote address is Joe Sutter, engineering leader of the
 development team of Boeing's 747, who will deliver a 'Sight' Lecture
 entitled, "The Boeing 747: Definition of a Champion" to continue the Club's
 lecture series.
     The Wings Club has been based in Manhattan for the entirety of its
 existence, so this day also marks the Club's 65th year in the city.
      WHAT:    The Wings Club 65th Anniversary Luncheon
      WHEN:    Tuesday, May 15, 2007 - 11:45AM to 2PM; Lunch and Speakers begin
               at 12:30PM
      WHERE:   The Yale Club
               50 Vanderbilt Avenue
     For Access to the Event, Media Must RSVP to Donna Jannine at
 212-956-5900 or
     The Wings Club, founded in 1942, is the premiere aviation club in the
 world. Dedicated to preserve the history and traditions of aviation, the
 Club provides a forum for discussion and debate on aeronautical and
 aviation issues. The Wings Club serves nearly 1,200 members including
 industry leaders, pilots, professionals in related service organizations
 and students of aviation.
     For more information on The Wings Club please call 212-867-1770, e-mail or visit

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