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Aerodynamics Award

The Aerodynamics Award, approved by the Board of Directors in 1983, is presented for meritorious achievement in the field of applied aerodynamics, recognizing notable contributions in the development, application, and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts and methods. This annual award is generally prsented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics (AVIATION) Forum. Nomination deadline: October 1
  • Full Name: Dr Robert H Liebeck
  • AIAA Citation: For the development of the highly successful and widely used "Liebeck Airfoils" which have demonstrated lift-to-drag ratios as high as 235