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: Robert R Sandusky
- Category: Technical Excellence
- AIAA Citation: First named inventor of the F-20 Tigershark and YF-23A Advanced Tactical Fighter Prototype, Chief Engineer of the YF-23 and for significant involvement in the development of the YF-17.