We now have all firm commitments to attend from Felix Baumgartner, Col Joe Kittinger, Art Thompson (Project Director) and Red Bull sponsorship for the Flight Test Historical Foundation's Excellence in Aviation Awards Dinner at the Proud Bird near LAX on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Price of the tickets are $125.00 each.
There will also be a private Champagne Reception to "meet and greet" Felix and the Red Bull Stratos Team at an additional price of $100, from 6 to 7 p.m. that evening with all donations going to the FTHF Scholarship Fund.
It was just announced yesterday that Felix Baumgartner was named "National Geographic People's Choice Adventurer of the Year for 2013" and it was announced today that Felix and the Red Bull Stratos team have been nominated for the Collier Trophy and Aviation Week's Laurel Awards. They are soaring and they deserve it!
The EIA preferred hotel is the Hilton LAX, our Group Code is "FTH", the Hotel Code is "LAXAHHH" discounted convention rate for our event is $99.00 per night plus tax. The hotel is located just a mile from the Proud Bird and is adjacent to LAX. The Hilton LAX offers transfer service from your terminal to the hotel.