AgustaWestland International Helicopter Fellowship Award

AgustaWestland International Helicopter Fellowship Award

The AgustaWestland Award is given for significant contributions to international vertical flight cooperation. Established in 1989, the award honors the memory of Paolo Bellavita, whose career at Gruppo Agusta was marked by his dedication to furthering international cooperation in the world of vertical flight.


Award winners

2013 - Sikorsky / TATA S-92 Cabin International Transition Team

2012 - HART II International Workshop Team

2011 - Bell 429 CertificationTeam

2010 - International Helicopter Safety Team

2009 - Sikorsky / PZL Mielect International Rotorcraft Capability

2008 - Dr. Pietro Alli, AgustaWestland

2007 - The Bell/Agusta 609 Civil Tiltrotor Team

2006 - The Boeing/CIRA (Italian Aerospace Research Center) Team

2005 - The Sikorsky/Canada National Research Council Fly-by-Wire Research Team

2004 - No Award Presented

2003 - The NASA/Sikorsky/U.S. Army/ZFL Army UH-60 Black Hawk Individual Blade Control (IBC) Team

2002 - The Singapore Apache Team

2001 - The International WAH-64 Apache Team

2000 - The S-92 International Development Team

1999 - Somen Chowdhury

1998 - Barney O'Shea

1997 - Helmut Huber

1996 - The Higher-Harmonic Control Aeroacoustic Rotor Test (HART) Program Team

1995 - International Individual Blade Control Program

1994 - U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate

1993 - Sergei I. Sikorsky

1992 - Marat Tishchenko

1991 - James Erickson, John J. Shapley, Robert Weaver and the FAA Rotorcraft Directorate Regulations Group

1990 - Ian C. Cheeseman

1989 - John F. Zugschwert

2014 - US/France Project Agreement on Helicopter Aeromechanics and Human Factors Integration Research