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: John K Wimpress
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: In recognition of the prescience, knowledge and dedication he applied to the design and development of the YC-14 airplane. By perseverance and leadership he succeeded in converting technical concepts into a novel and practical airplane