Aircraft Design Award
The Aircraft Design Award was established in 1968 and is presented to an individual or team for an original concept or career contributions leading to a significant advancement in aircraft design or design technology.
This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION).
Nomination Deadline: 1 October
- Full Name: Dr Paul B MacCready
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For imagination, perseverance, and technological genius in development of the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross, thereby demonstrating the feasibility of human-powered flight, and enhancing the image of the aerospace profession