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: David R Kent
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For leading the 3-company team responsible for the design definition, development, and fabrication of the YF-22, a revolutionary air superiority fighter prototype with an unprecedented combination of stealth, agility, and supercruise