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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 and Exposition. Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Mr. James M Cooksey
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding contributions to the state-of-the-art of trisonic wind tunnel technology, including component and equipment design, calibration and test techniques; and, service to the technical community in disseminating knowledge in other areas. His consistent emphasis on excellence has made a difference