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Jan 18, 2008 19:25 ET

5th Annual 'Living Legends of Aviation'(R) Awards Ceremony to Honor John Travolta
and Other Aviation Legends

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 18 -- John Travolta and other legends will be honored at the Beverly
Hilton on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, during the "Living Legends of Aviation" award ceremony.
Travolta was selected to receive the "2007 Ambassador of Aviation Award," by the "Living
Legends of Aviation," made up of aviation entrepreneurs, innovators, record breakers,
astronauts, pilots who have become celebrities and celebrities who have become pilots.

A partial list of confirmed attendees for this year's gala include Buzz Aldrin, Maj. Gen. Bill
Anders, Tony Bill, Dr. Forrest Bird, Linden Blue, Gene Cernan, Joe Clark, Julie Clark, Pat Epps,
Morgan Freeman, Barron Hilton, Bob Hoover, Alan Klapmeier, Clay Lacy, Bob Lutz, Bruce
McCaw, George McGovern, Cliff Robertson, Kurt Russell, James Raisbeck, Carroll Shelby, John
Travolta, Sean Tucker, Steven Udvar-Hazy, Patty Wagstaff, Kermit Weeks, and many more.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum is also among those being honored. In 1985,
Sheikh Ahmed founded Emirates Airlines with 10 million dollars, two leased aircraft and a vision
of turning Dubai into a world aviation hub and one of the most sophisticated and cosmopolitan
cities of the world. His vision, persistence and entrepreneurial leadership is truly changing the
globe. During 2007, Emirates Airlines carried nearly 18 million passengers. Emirates will have
122 Boeing 777s by 2011, and 58 Airbus A380s by 2012.

This spectacular evening, often referred to as the Academy Awards of Aviation, will honor the
"Living Legends of Aviation" inducted in 2007 and include a special tribute to the Legends that
"Flew West" in 2007. The awards to be presented include Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year,
Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur, Aviation Industry Leader of the Year, Freedom of Flight Award
and Ambassador of Aviation Award.

The event is produced by Airport Journals. The "Living Legends of Aviation" is also the title of a
new book by Di Freeze featuring many of these legends. Airport Journals also publishes airport
community newspapers and produces aircraft sales events across the country called the
"Porsche Business Aircraft & Jet Previews."

Contact:
Paul Lips
paul.lips@airportjournals.com
Airport Journals
720-266-4772 direct

http://www.airportjournals.com/legends

Source: Airport Journals

CONTACT: Paul Lips of Airport Journals, +1-720-266-4772

Web site: http://www.airportjournals.com/
                                         Media Tip Sheet
WHO:           “Living Legends of Aviation”

WHAT:          5th Annual “Living Legends of Aviation” Awards Ceremony. A prestigious black tie
               awards ceremony in which the Legends of Aviation honor their own. The event is
               produced by Airport Journals.
               www.AirportJournals.com/legends

WHERE:         The Beverly Hilton

               9876 Wilshire Boulevard

               Beverly Hills, CA 90210

WHEN:          Thursday, January 24, 2008

               4:30 - 5::30 pm Red Carpet Media Credentials
               (Awards closed to outside media)

               5:30 pm Cocktails

               6:30 pm Dinner

               7:30 pm Awards

Some media will be invited to participate in the red carpet event. The awards are closed to
outside press.

Please let us know if there are any people from this list of confirmed attendees that you would
like to photograph and or interview? If so, we would like to notify them.

John Travolta
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0712038

Kurt Russell

Charlie Johnson – past President of Cessna
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0411003

Bob Hoover - Escaped from Stalag 1 in German and stole and aircraft to escape to Holland, was
in-line to break the sound barrier until he did a fly over the tower and upset his commanding
officer.
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0407003

Cliff Robertson -Academy Award Winning Actor and aviation columnist for Airport Journals
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0406003

Buzz Aldrin -Astronaut that landed on the moon with Neil Armstrong

Clay Lacy
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0308001
Gene Cernan – Last man on the moon
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0507004

Barron Hilton
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0307003

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy - responsible for building "the nations hangar at Dulles Airport in Wash
D.C.
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0603004

Dr. Forrest Bird
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0301003

George McGovern
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0605004

Bob Lutz (General Motors)
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0505007

Patty Wagstaff – Aerobatic Pilot
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0503009

Carroll Shelby
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0206003

Maj. Gen. Bill Anders - Astronaut and former Pres of Gulfstream
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0704007

Joe Clark
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0412035

Julie Clark
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0412035

Tony Bill - aviation movie producer
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0609011

Alan Klapmeier – founder and owner Cirrus Design Corp
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0701026

Emily Howell-Warner - first female airline pilot
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0012004

Sean Tucker

Linden Blue
http://www.airportjournals.com/Display.cfm?varID=0510013
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Contact: Paul Lips, Airport Journals, paul.lips@airportjournals.com 720-266-4772 direct
13000 E Control Tower Rd, Ste 216, J-12, Centennial, CO 80112 303-708-8230 main

								
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