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AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence

Established in 1998, the AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence acknowledges outstanding achievements by individuals or groups in the aerospace community. Eligible nominees will offer a unique achievement or extraordinary lifetime contributions inspiring the global aerospace community. The next award will be presented during the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala. For further information, <a href=>
  • Full Name: Mr. Alan R Mulally
  • Category: Premier Award
  • AIAA Citation: For a lifetime of immeasurable contributions to aviation. During a career spanning more than 36 years, Alan Mulally has travelled the road at Boeing from entry-level engineer to president and CEO of the Commercial Airplanes division. Along the way, he worked through flight control, flight management, flight dynamics and general management assignments on a succession of airplanes, including the 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777 and 787.His vision, integrity and enthusiasm have helped ensure the future successof the aerospace industry.