Nov 10

Guest speakers Pat Donnelly and Doug Shidler, and a special farewell to Ed Birtwell, at AHS East New England dinner event March 22, 2016

AHS East New England held a very special dinner on March 22, 2016, where we celebrated Ed Birtwell for his dedicated service to AHS.

Ed Birtwell and Mike Hirschberg

Mike Hirschberg (left) and Ed Birtwell (right)

Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director, attended to honor Mr. Birtwell for decades of involvement with AHS.


We also welcomed two guest speakers, Pat Donnelly, the Program Director of VTOL and Mobility for Boeing Phantom Works, and Doug Shidler, the Program Director and Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator/FVL.

Pat Donnelly and Doug Shidler

They educated us on the Sikorsky-Boeing Joint Multi-Role Program.  The event was held at Teresa’s Function Facilities in Middleton, MA and sponsored by Triumph. Thanks again to our speakers and special guest Mike Hirschberg for making this a great event.


And a special thank you to Ed Birtwell for everything he has done for AHS during his long and impressive career!

Ed Birtwell and T700