Technical Fellows

Technical Fellows

AHS Technical Fellowships are granted to Society members whose career-based technical accomplishments significantly advance the interests of the vertical flight community.


Award winners

2014 - Alphonse Lemanski, Dr. James Wang, Dr. J.V.R. Prasad, Dr. Ram JanakiRam, Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang von Grünhagen

2013 - Prof. Farhan Gandhi, Kenneth Landis, Jimmy Charles Narramore, Prof. Omri Rand

2012 - Prof. Lakshmi N. Sankar, Georgia Institute of Technology; Wayne R. Mantay, U.S. Army (Ret.); Martin Peryea, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; and Robert H. Blackwell Jr., Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

2011 - Harold Rosenstein, Chief Engineer, Advanced Mobility, Phantom Works, The Boeing Company; James Howlett, Chief Handling Qualities and Control Laws, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp; Dr. Fereidoun Farassat, Senior Theoretical Aeroacoustician, NASA Langley Research Center; and David Popelka, Manager Dyn-Aeromech & Loads, Bell Helicopter Textron

2010 - Dr. Samuel T. Crews, Aviation Engineering Directorate, US Army AMRDEC; David Haas, Naval Surface Warfare Center at Carderock; Dr. Karen E. Jackson, NASA Langley Research Center; Dr. Peter F. Lorber, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation; Tom Wood, Bell Helicopter Textron

2009 - Robert F. Handschuh, Robert Moffitt, David Matuska, Robert Flemming

2008 - Dr. Edward Smith, Dr. Michael S. Torok, Sandra Marie Hoff, Mark E. Dreier, Bernd Gmelin

2007 - MAJ GEN Anthony P. Fraser, Dr. J. Gordon Leishman, Dr. T. Kevin O'Brien, Dr. Mark Tischler

2006 - Donald S. Anttila, Yoshiyuki Niwa, Dr. Wayne Johnson and Dr. Chee Tung

2005 - David O. Adams, Dr. Richard L. Bennett, Dr. Gopal H. Gaonkar, Dr. Arvind Sinha

2004 - Philip J. Dunford, Dr. Peretz P. Friedmann, Dr. Dewey H. Hodges, Bruce F. Kay

2003 - Jean-Francois Bigay, William G. Bousman, Dr. Howard C. Curtiss, Jr., Dr. David A. Peters

2002 - Samuel R. Hurt, David L. Key, Dr. Sergei Mikheyev, Dr. William G. Warmbrodt

2001 - Prof. Norman D. Ham, Hidehiko Obayashi, Dr. Robert A. Ormiston, Terry D. Stinson

2000 - Dr. Thomas Brooks, Charles J. Isabelle, Takeshi Makino, Dr. Hans Mark

1999 - Dr. Akira Azuma, Richard S. Stansbury, Frank Tarzanin, Jr., Theodore E. Dumont

1998 - Kenneth J. Kelly, Ren Pierpoint, Dr. Daniel P. Schrage, Robert Wiesner

1997 - Eugene Buckley, Stuart D. Dodge, Dr. William H. 'Bud' Forster, Albert L. Winn

1996 - Carl O. Albrecht, Dr. Inderjit Chopra, Frank L. Jensen, C. Thomas Snyder

1995 - Leo Dadone, Dr. John W. Leverton, James Satterwhite

1994 - Troy M.Gaffey, Wesley L. Harris, Nicholas D. Lappos, Marat N. Tishchenko

1993 - James Davis, Nicholas C. Kailos, Fredric H. Schmitz, John Schneider

1992 - Bruce B. Blake, John (Jack) Diamond, Kenneth C. Mard, Dr. Michael P. Scully

1991 - Dean C. Borgman, Armand L. Coppe, Bruno Lovera, Franklin D. Robinson, Sergei I. Sikorsky

1990 - Richard L. Ballard, Francis X. Caradonna, Norman B. Hirsh, Ray D. Leoni

1989 - MG Ronald K. Andreson, Peter J. Arcidiacono, Peter Wright, Sr., Motoi Yoshiwaka

1988 - William P. Brown, Lt. Gen Donald Pihl

1987 - Dora D. Strother, Leonard M. (Jack) Horner

1986 - Philip Landi, Joseph Mallen, John Ward