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    AIAA Congratulates Boeing 787 Dreamliner Team

    Boeing 787 Dreamliner receives the 2012 AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence and the 2011 Robert J. Collier Trophy on successive days!

    In the first set of pictures, taken during the AIAA Spotlight Awards Gala on 9 May 2012 in Washington, DC, members of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner team receive the 2012 AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence.  In the first photo (left) David Thompson, Chair of the AIAA Foundation Board of Trustees, and Michael Griffin, AIAA President, present the 2012 AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence to Mike Delaney, Vice President of Engineering, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. In the second photo (right), Delaney is joined by (from left) Mike Carriker, Chief Pilot New Airplane Product Development, Boeing Test & Evaluation, Mike Sinnett, Vice President and Chief Project Engineer 787, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Tom Cogan, Director of Airplane Product Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, to accept the award on behalf of Boeing.


    Award-for-Excellence-2012-I   Award-for-Excellence-2012-II

    In the following sets of pictures, a dinner is held on 10 May 2012 at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Historic Hangar 7, to present the Boeing 787 Dreamliner team with the 2011 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) awards the Collier Trophy, one of the aerospace industry's most prestigious honors, to the air or space vehicle that represents the greatest aeronautic achievement in America, the value of which was demonstrated by actual use during the previous year. AIAA staff attending the dinner included Bob Dickman, AIAA Executive Director, Klaus Dannenberg, AIAA Deputy Executive Director, and John Gattasse, AIAA Managing Director, Corporate Sales and Market Development, in addition to several AIAA members.  AIAA congratulates the entire Boeing 787 Dreamliner team!

    Dreamliner_outside_hanger   Reception-Dreamliner
     Dreamliner-Front    Dreamliner-Tail-Section
     Collier_Trophy_with_Dreamliner1    Dreamliner-Dusk