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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

F. E. Newbold V/STOL Award

The F. E. Newbold V/STOL Award is presented to recognize outstanding creative contributions to the advancement and realization of powered lift flight in one or more of the following areas: initiation, definition and/or management of key V/STOL programs; development of enabling technologies including critical methodology; program engineering and design; and/or other relevant related activities or combinations thereof which have advanced the science of powered lift flight. This award is generally presented every 30 months in conjunction with the International Powered Lift Conference. The next award will be presented at the IPLC 2020 in San Jose, CA in January 2020. Please visit: for more information. Nomination Deadline: 1 July 2019
  • Full Name: Dr Paul M Bevilaqua
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For 25 years of contributions in V/STOL technology including the invention and large scale demonstration of a new propulsion system for supersonic STOVL aircraft