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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerodynamics Award

The Aerodynamics Award, approved by the Board of Directors in 1983, is presented for meritorious achievement in the field of applied aerodynamics, recognizing notable contributions in the development, application, and evaluation of aerodynamic concepts and methods. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition. Nomination deadline: October 1
  • Full Name: Mr. Frank T Lynch
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For outstanding achievement in applied aerodynamics connected with the design of the DC-8, DC-9 and DC-10 airplanes and for technology leadership in the fields of propulsion/airframe integration, laminar flow control, viscous scaling and transonic wing and high-lift aerodynamics