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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerospace Guidance, Navigation, and Control Award

Approved by the Board of Directors in 1998, the Aerospace Guidance, Navigation and Control Award was established to recognize individuals that have made important and substantial contributions in the field of guidance, navigation and control. This award is to be considered a lifetime achievement award, and is presented biennially (in even years) generally at the AIAA SCITECH Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 July
  • Full Name: Mr. Duane T McRuer
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: Mr. Duane McRuer is a pioneer in the fields of manual and automatic control and is credited as the inventor of the stability augmentation concept