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Gary Landry Receives 2003 SAE Aerospace Chair Award

Warrendale, PA, July 30, 2003 - Gary Landry, a jet propulsion engineer at Pratt & Whitney, has been selected to receive the 2003 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Aerospace Chair Award. He will be presented the award on Wednesday, September 10 during the 2003 Aerospace Congress and Exhibition (ACE) at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

This award, established in 1997, recognizes outstanding leadership demonstrated by chairs of committees under the Aerospace Council and Air & Space Group. The award is sponsored by the SAE Aerospace Program office and is presented annually to two deserving individuals.

Landry has devoted over 25 years of service to jet propulsion engineering and the advancement of the aerospace community. He serves as Chair of the SAE Aerospace Propulsion Division, Chair of the SAE E-25 Committee (General Standards for Aerospace and Propulsion Systems), and is a member of the SAE/ Performance Review Institute (PRI) Qualified Product Management Council. He has been chosen for this honor not only due to the excellent leadership he has demonstrated in managing Aerospace Council committees, but also for his dedicated effort in the revision of Military Standard 8879/AS8879.

Landry earned his bachelor's in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut and his master's in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York.

For more information, contact Lori Pail, SAE Awards and Scholarships Program Manager, at 724.772.8534 or