A new Secretary General for the AAE

Olivier de l’Estoile succeeds Jean-Claude Chaussonnet as Secretary General of the Academy. Olivier de l’Estoile, former Deputy General Manager of Civil Aircraft at Dassault Aviation and Honorary President of EBAA France was elected Secretary General of our...

President’s greetings

So here we are at the dawn of 2023, a new year that I wish you and yours a happy one, without too many health worries, with a lot of satisfaction in all your projects, big or small. Our Academy is more and more recognized as a European think tank contributing to the...

Claude Bechet passing away

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Claude Bechet aka “Syd”, emeritus member of the Academy, on December 27, 2022. Claude Bechet was a fighter pilot and a engineer at the CEV Flight Test Centre (1960), a civil pilot (1962) and...

Jean Calmon passing away

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Jean Calmon, emeritus member of the Academy, on December 27, 2022. Jean Calmon was an engineer from the École centrale des arts et manufactures (1955). He joined SNECMA in 1956 as a design engineer and then...

A look back at the 2022 formal sitting

As every year during its solemn session, the Air and Space Academy awards its medals, prizes, presents the board and receives the new members and correspondents. This year was marked by the presentation of the Grand Prix de l’Académie to Eric Trappier, Chairman...

Jacques Durand passing away

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Jacques Durand, honorary member of the Academy, on November 10, 2022. Jacques Durand was a Civil Engineer of Aeronautics and Master of Aeronautical Sciences. He was SNESCMA/ELECMA system engineer from 1964...

Newsletter n°127 – Energy and Environment

Newsletter n°127 – Energy and Environment Edito: 41th ICAO Assembly: Towards total decarbonisationBy Michel Wachenheim, President of AAE Perspectives: Aviation and climate: current state of playBy Bruno STOUFFLET, Chief technology officer of Dassault Aviation, vice...

Death of Mr Daniel Soulez-Larivière

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mr Daniel Soulez-Larivière, Honorary Member of the Academy, attorney and essayist, on 1st October 2022. A former member of the Bar Council, Daniel Soulez-Larivière has been involved in high-profile cases such as...

Newsletter No126 – AAE current reflections

Newsletter No126 – AAE current reflections Edito : The necessary hybridisation of skills in the airline industryby Gérard ROZENKNOP, Vice president of AAE Changing aviation professionsby Alain GARCIA, Former vice-president of AAE and president of its Civil aeronautics...