AHS Award Nominations

The AHS International Alexander A. Nikolsky Lectureship was instituted in 1981 and is given to an individual who has a highly distinguished career in vertical flight aircraft research and development and is skilled at communicating their technical knowledge and experience.

The selection basis for the Nikolsky Lecturer includes:

  • The significance of the proposed subject matter for the lecture.
  • The appropriateness of the proposed subject matter to the selected lecturer.
  • The ability and willingness of the selected lecturer to compose a distinguished archival document.
  • The distinguished career of the lecturer.
  • The ability and willingness of the lecturer to present the lecture to the Society's various regions.

See the official guidelines for full details.

Nominations must be received by AHS Headquarters by Monday, September 12 by 11:59 p.m. GMT-5. Please note that only active Society members may submit nominations. Not a member? Join us today!

If you have any questions, please contact Valerie Sheehan, AHS Director of Membership, by email or 1-703-684-6777 x107.

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NOTE: By submitting this nomination you certify that the nominee, if selected, has agreed to author a Nikolsky Paper
and present the Nikolsky Lecture at multiple AHS events.

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Note: if you would like to supplement your nomination or endorsement with supporting files, you will have the opportunity to do so once your nomination or endorsement is complete and has been submitted. Please note that we can only accept PDFs with a maximum size of 25MB. Thank you!



Thank you for your nomination or endorsement! Once it's been successfully processed, you will receive an email from Valerie Sheehan, AHS Director of Membership, confirming the information you provided. If you do not receive this email, please contact Valerie to make sure your nomination or endorsement was received.

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