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: Mr. Helmuth Heumann
- AIAA Citation: For the innovative and original approach, conceptualization, and design of the X-31 aircraft, whose on-going flight test program is successfully demonstrating radically different, high payoff fighter capabilities