Co-Owners and Founders of King Schools Honored at the National Aeronautic Association Fall Awards Dinner
November 27, 2018 Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington Virginia
John & Martha were presented The Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award at the National Aeronautic Association Fall Award dinner. The award was established on October 16, 1954, by the Board of Directors of the National Aeronautic Association. The purpose of the award is to honor outstanding living Americans who, by their efforts over an extended period of years, have made contributions of significant value to aeronautics, and have reflected credit upon America and themselves.
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) is the oldest national aviation organization in the United States. A non-profit association, NAA is “dedicated to the advancement of the art, sport and science of aviation in the United States,” according to its Mission Statement. The core of the organization is its members; thousands of individuals, organizations, and corporations representing all segments of American aviation. NAA encompasses all areas of flight from skydiving and models to commercial airlines, military aircraft, and spaceflight.