WASHINGTON, D.C — The official record keeper for United States aviation, the National Aeronautic Association, has released its list of Most Memorable Aviation Records for 2015.
They are: [Read more…]
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA), in partnership with the Air Care Alliance (ACA), a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations, has revealed the recipients of the 2015 Public Benefit Flying Awards.
These awards were created to honor volunteer pilots, other volunteers, and their organizations engaged in flying to help others, as well as those supporting such work. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aviation legend Bob Hoover will receive the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association (NAA).
The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for “…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States.”
The National Aeronautic Association is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 31.
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced that former Collier Trophy recipients Dick Rutan, Joe Lombardo, Bobby Sturgel, and Jeff Pino will be among the aviation leaders who will participate in the Selection Committee for the 2011 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Nominees for this year’s trophy are: Taurus G-4 Electric-Powered Aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliner, C-5M Super Galaxy, and the Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter.
Each year, as the official record keeper for United States aviation, the National Aeronautic Association tracks dozens of world and national record attempts. New U.S. records are certified and those qualifying as world records are then ratified with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI). At the end of each year, under the direction of the Contest and Records Department, a list of the “most memorable” is created. Here’s a glimpse of the Class of 2011: