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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

de Florez Award for Flight Simulation

The de Florez Award for Flight Simulation, named in honor of the late Admiral Luis de Florez, is presented for an outstanding individual achievement in the application of flight simulation to aerospace training, research, and development. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech). Nomination Deadline: 1 July 2019
  • Full Name: CAPT Walter P Moran
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For pioneering efforts in the utilization of flight stimulation to increase safety and economy of airline flight training and checkout operations. This has been accomplished through the development of cooperative programs with the FAA resulting in drastic reduction of flight time for training and rating of flight crews