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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: Dr Robert H Liebeck
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For lifetime achievement in aerodynamics, advanced aircraft development and conceptual design. Specifically the innovative wing designs for the Boeing Condor, Aerovironment Helios, and the blended wing-body approach air liner.