Sun, Jun 24, 2012
Two Honored For Leadership In The Field
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) recently recognized two Aurora Flight Sciences employees for their accomplishments in the aerospace profession.
Kai Harth was selected as the 2012 recipient of the AIAA National Capital Section Engineer of the Year Award. Kai was recognized for "visionary development of fault tolerant flight control systems for unmanned air vehicles, including development and flight test of Aurora's Centaur Optionally Piloted Aircraft, Aurora's Orion Autonomous Aircraft, the Barracuda UCAV, and the X-31."
Dr. John Langford, Aurora's founder and CEO, was honored as a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. His citation, read by former NASA Administrator and incoming AIAA President Michael Griffin, recognized John for "entrepreneurial leadership in the development of high performance robotic aircraft and the companies that build them."
"Being named a Fellow of AIAA is among the highest honors that can be bestowed upon an aerospace professional, and represents recognition from colleagues and peers for great contributions to our field and technical community," AIAA President Dr. Brian Dailey stated.
AIAA is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. Aurora Flight Sciences designs and builds advanced aerospace vehicles and related technology components for commercial and military applications.
Also: UK CAA, E-Fest 2015, Citizens In Space, Gulfstream G500, Dassault Falcon Jet, CFM LEAP-1A, Tuskegee's Milton Crenchaw ANN Airborne Link: /index.cfm?do=video.playVideo&vid>[...]
Piece Is A Panel From The Interstage Module From ISS Resupply Mission CRS-4 Launched Over A Year Ago A panel from a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster was found floating in the ocean Thursday>[...]
National Coalition for Aviation Education The National Coalition for Aviation Education is a membership organization that was formed in 1993 when the founding member groups signed >[...]
A general term applied to any instrument or device that records information about the performance of an aircraft in flight or about conditions encountered in flight.>[...]
"The markings show an American flag. It looks like it’s an American rocket and is similar to the unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 which blew up shortly after take-off from Cape Canav>[...]