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:- 




Dan Elwell, President

Sir Stuart Matthews - Past President

William Voss - Interim Chairman

Quentin Whiteree - Vice Chairman

Ken Gazzola – Past Chairman

Bill Strandberg - Secretary

Ben Ivers - Treasurer

Shelly Simi - Membership

Lee Harman - Events

Ken Quinn - Counsel

John Stack - Programs

David Fuscus - Communications

Sam White

Susan Walsh

Louis Dupuis, Jr.

Melinda Benson Viteri

Derrick Surratt

Adam Konowe

Reena Joshi

Shawn Bullard

Amanda Simpson

Ray Sealey

Jon Beatty

Stacey Bechdolt

David Silver

Air Commodore Jeremy Attridge, RAF (Ex-Officio)

Alan Hickling (Ex-Officio)

Reg Smith (Ex-Officio)

Dates for 2022:

Wed, February 16 Webinar

Protecting and Promoting UK and US Interests in Space

Thurs, Jan 27 Panel Webinar Commercial Aviation Outlook: Further turbulence or clearing skies ahead? | 11am-1230pm
19 May 2022 6:00 PM • National Press Club Emerging Technologies That Will Help Advanced Aerial Mobility Take Off
8 September 2022 6:00 PM • National Press Club Sustainable Aviation - Greener Skies

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


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