AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence
The AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence was established in 1998 and recognizes excellence within the aerospace community exemplifyng the inspirational qualities that inspire the global community. Individuals, teams, programs, or organizations -- whose current noteworthy accomplishment, unique accomplishments for the duration of a program, or extraordinary lifetime contributions represent "excellence within the aerospace community" and generate "inspiration for the global community" -- are eligible nominees. To nominate, submit a describing the accomplishment and why the nominee deserves the award. Email the narrative in pdf format, nominator name/contact information, and nominee name/contact information to email@example.com The recipient must be able to attend the Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala to accept the award. The next award will be presented in 2015. Nomination Deadline: 15 December 2014.
- Full Name: 787 Dreamliner, The Boeing Company
- Category: Premier Award
- AIAA Citation: For the groundbreaking development of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner as a super-efficient, game-changing airplane that brings big-jet ranges and speeds to mid-size airplanes and provides airlines with unmatched value and efficiency by using 20 percent less fuel than today’s similarly sized airplanes.