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de Florez Award for Flight Simulation

The de Florez Award for Flight Simulation, named in honor of the late Admiral Luis de Florez, is presented for an outstanding individual achievement in the application of flight simulation to aerospace training, research, and development. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech). Nomination Deadline: 1 July 2019
  • Full Name: Mr. Richard E McFarland
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: In recognition of innovative technical accomplishments and leadership in real-time simulation modeling and algorithm development, especially in the areas of standardized kinematic models, time delay compensations, and rotorcraft modeling