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: James B Godwin, III
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: For evolutionary upgrade of the Navy’s flagship workhorse, the F/A-18E/F, into the next generation ‘Super Hornet’ capable of outstanding performance well into the 21st century