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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

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Air Breathing Propulsion Award

Established in 1975, the Air Breathing Propulsion Award is presented for meritorious accomplishment in the arts, sciences, and technology of air breathing propulsion systems.This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum (PROPULSION AND ENERGY). Nomination Deadline: 1 February
  • Full Name: Dr William H Heiser
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding contribution to the advancement of jet engine technology. As a pioneer of modern turbine aerodynamics, he was instrumental in the justification of the national Aeropropulsion System Test Facility, and a major contributor to the teaching and writings of his field