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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Ground Testing Award

Established in 1975, the Ground Testing Award is presented for outstanding achievement in the development or effective utilization of technology, procedures, facilities, or modeling techniques for flight simulation, space simulation, propulsion testing, aerodynamic testing, or other ground testing associated with aeronautics and astronautics. This annual award is presented annually at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum (AVIATION). Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Mr. Gerald L Winchenbach
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For 20 years of sustained excellence in aeroballistic testing at the USAF Von Karman Facility Hypervelocity Range G and at the USAF Aeroballistic Research Facility