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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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Summerfield Book Award

The Summerfield Book Award is named in honor of Dr. Martin Summerfield, founder and initial editor of the Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics series of books published by the AIAA. The award is presented to the author of the best book recently published (within the last five years) by AIAA. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 July
  • Full Name: Dr Daniel P Raymer
  • AIAA Citation: For his book, Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach, which presents both students and practicing designers a comprehensive exposition of the aircraft design process from initial conceptual layouts to final design decisions, covering every phase of design