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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: Kendall Perkins
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding accomplishments in technical design and engineering management of a wide spectrum of fighter aircraft designs ranging from the original FH-1 Phantom to the F-15 Eagle, and in recognition of this versatility as a leader, and innovations in the field of aircraft design