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: Ben R Rich
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For the design and development of the inlet and inlet control systems for the YF-12/SR-71 aircraft - the first Mach 3+ aircraft