John J. Schneider Historical Achievement Award

John J. Schneider Historical Achievement Award

Established in 2003, in the memory of vertical flight historian/designer John J. Schneider, this award is given to an individual for distinguished achievement in encouraging appreciation of, and enhancing access to, the history and legacy of vertical flight aviation. The selection of the award recipient is based upon a significant achievement or sustained record of accomplishment in the documentation, preservation, analysis and illumination of historically significant events, prominent pioneers and/or technologies, designs and uses of vertical flight aircraft. The award recipient will receive a scale model of Leonardo da Vinci's "Aerial Screw" on an inscribed mount, and a book selected from the titles available through AHS International.

2015
David Gibbings, AgustaWestland (Ret.)
 
2014
Peter P. Papadakos
 
2013
Franklin D. Harris
 
2012
Sergei I. Sikorsky, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Ret.)
 
2011
Robert M. Beggs
 
2010
J.J. Janovetz, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., XV-3 Restoration Team
 
2009
Ray D. Leoni
 
2008
Elfan ap Rees
 
2007
Jean Boulet
 
2006
Sikorsky Historical Archives
 
2005
John 'Slats' Slattery
 
2004
Eugene K. Liberatore