Challenge From The Chair

Happy New Year, AIAA Atlanta and thank you Mr. Groundhog for the early Spring!! The year of 2019 lies before us and AIAA Atlanta has many opportunities to excel in our endeavors to make a difference in the broad aerospace industry by setting and achieving… Read More

January 2019 Dinner Meeting

  In spite of iffy weather, our January dinner meeting with Lt. Col. Tucker “Cinco” Hamilton took place at Scalini’s on the evening of the 29th. Lt. Col. Hamilton is an F-35 Lightning II Test Pilot and DT&E Lead for the Joint Strike Fighter. His… Read More

2018-2019 Council Election Results

Congratulations to the following newly elected AIAA Atlanta Section Council Members for 2018-2019!!! Mr. Aaron Harcrow – Chair Mr. Neil Sutherland – Vice-Chair Mr. Neil Hall – Treasurer Mr. Steven Mellard – Secretary Dr. John Olds – Council At-Large – 2018-2020 Dr. Michelle Kirby –… Read More

October 2018 Dinner Meeting

Mr. Carson Brial, recent Georgia Tech AE Graduate (Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering), spoke to the Atlanta Section at our Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, October 23rd.  He shared his experiences as an AE Student, as an Intern at Hewlett-Packard (HP), as a Co-op at Gulfstream, and… Read More

Oshkosh 2018

Or, by its full name, International Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In Convention. Held at Wittman Field, KOSH, Oshkosh, WI, July 23-29, 2018. I attended from July 20-July 30, as part of my employer’s exhibit. See commutercraft.com for details. Lot’s of aircraft ranging from pre-WW2 Ford Tri-Motors… Read More

April 2018 Dinner Meeting

  Dr. John Olds gave a presentation at our Tuesday 24 April dinner meeting. Dr. Olds, the founder of SpaceWorks, has spoken to us previously about Generation Orbit and Terminal Velocity Aerospace. On this occasion, he spoke about his latest endeavor, Blink Astro. While many… Read More