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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aircraft Design Award

The Aircraft Design Award was established in 1968 and is presented to an individual or team for an original concept or career contributions leading to a significant advancement in aircraft design or design technology. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition. Nomination Deadline: 1 October
  • Full Name: Mr. Lawrence A Smith
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For the design, development and engineering management of the AV-8B Harrier II V/STOL Aircraft, and in recognition of a long and distinguished career with contributions tot he design of the and distinguished career with contributions to the design of the F-4 Phantom, F101 Voodoo, F-3H Demon and F-2H Banshee aircraft