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SAE International Aerospace Director Earns RAeS Fellowship

WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 2, 2006 - Scott Klavon, SAE International's director of standards, professional development and aerospace businesses, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).

Fellow is the highest grade of membership attainable through the RAeS.  To be elected, a member must make an outstanding contribution to the aeronautical profession or hold a position of high responsibility in the field.

Klavon began his career at SAE International 18 years ago, and was named to his current position in 2005.  Prior to that, he was an aviation maintenance engineer at the Naval Aviation Depot in Pensacola, Fla.  He also served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy.

A chartered engineer in the United Kingdom, Klavon is a member of SAE International and a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.  He is also a recipient of the U.S. Navy Achievement Medal.  Klavon holds a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.