Dr. Alexander Klemin Award

Dr. Alexander Klemin Award

Created in 1951 by industry pioneer Frank Piasecki, the Klemin Award is the highest honor the AHS bestows on an individual for notable achievement in advancing the field of vertical flight aeronautics. The award honors the memory of an eminent aeronautical engineer, educator, author, and outstanding pioneer in rotary wing aeronautics.

2013 - No Award Presented

2012 - Steven D. Weiner, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

2011 - Tom Wood, Senior Technical Fellow, Flight Technology & Advanced Design, Bell Helicopter Textron

2010 - Dr. Michael P. Scully, US Army AFDD

2009 - Professor Inderjit Chopra

2008 - Abraham Karem

2007 - Andrew W. Kerr

2006 - Jean Jacques Philippe

2005 - C. Harry Parkinson

2004 - John P. Magee

2003 - Dean C. Borgman

2002 - Walter G. Sonneborn

2001 - Dr. Peter G. Hamel

2000 - Raymond W. Prouty

1999 - Troy Gaffey

1998 - Francois Legrand

1997 - William W. Walls

1996 - Prof. Alfred Gessow

1995 - Dr. Marat N. Tischenko

1994 - Dr. Kenneth M. Rosen

1993 - Frank Robinson

1992 - Leonard M. 'Jack' Horner

1991 - Stanley Hiller, Jr.

1990 - Dr. Kurt Pfleiderer

1989 - Joseph Mallen

1988 - Charles W. Ellis

1987 - Robert Zincone

1986 - Jack G. Real

1985 - Richard M. Carlson

1984 - Kenneth Grina

1983 - Robert R. Lynn

1982 - Wayne Wiesner

1981 - Charles Kaman

1980 - Frank N. Piasecki

1979 - Rene Mouille

1978 - William F. Paul

1977 - Ralph P. Alex

1976 - Kenneth B. Amer

1975 - Edward Woll

1974 - Bernard Lindenbaum

1973 - Paul F. Yaggy

1972 - Edward J. Ducayet

1971 - Robert A. Wagner

1970 - Charles Marchetti

1969 - LTG William B. Bunker, USA

1968 - Rene H. Miller

1967 - Dr. Anselm Franz

1966 - Irven H. Culver

1965 - Elliot Daland

1964 - Dr. Kurt H. Hohenemser

1963 - Frederick B. Gustafson

1962 - BG Robert R. Williams, USA

1961 - Leon L. Douglas

1960 - V. Keith Putnam

1959 - Robert L. Lichten

1958 - Friedrich L. Von Doblhoff

1957 - CPT Wayne W. Eggert, USAF

1956 - Charles H. Zimmerman

1955 - Bartram Kelley

1954 - Michael Gluhareff

1953 - Raoul Hafner

1952 - Louis Breguet

1951 - Igor I. Sikorsky

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