Cradle of Aviation Museum's 10th Annual Air & Space Gala


14th Annual Air and Space Gala


Dear Museum Supporter:

The 14th Annual Cradle of Aviation Museum Air and Space Gala, celebrating the 45th anniversary of Apollo 16, will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016. The Gala helps to support the development of new activities and educational programs, and this year honors the innovations of leaders in aviation, technical achievement and community service.

We are honored to present this year’s Spirit of Discovery Award to Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot and 10th man on the Moon Charles M. "Charlie" Duke Jr., the Leroy R. Grumman Award for Technical Achievement  to David P. Storch, Chairman, President and CEO of AAR Corp. and the Donald E. Axinn Community Service Award  to the Senior Family, Alken Industries Inc. and the Kenneth Senior Aerospace Scholarship Foundation.

Through your commitment to this event, you can assist the Cradle of Aviation in its effort to grow as an exciting cultural landmark on Long Island. Please join our efforts by becoming a sponsor of this event, placing an advertisement in our tribute journal or donating an auction item. Please find links to the left and below for Tickets, Sponsorships and Journal Ads, as well as additional information about our honorees.

We appreciate your past support and hope that you will join us for the 2016 Gala!

Marc MacDonell 
Chair, Board of Trustees and Gala Chair