AHS International Announces 2014 Recipients of its Prestigious Awards
Alexandria, Virginia, March 31, 2014 – AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announced the 2014 recipients of its prestigious awards program, which has, since its establishment in 1944, paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of vertical flight and served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances. This year’s winners will be recognized at the 70th Annual Grand Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 during AHS International’s 70th Annual Forum & Technology Display at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Québec, Canada.
“Few things compare to the wonder of vertical flight. The passion of the engineers, scientists and leaders who advance vertical flight technology and the dedication of the skilled pilots and crews who operate these incredible aircraft is truly an inspiration,” said John Garrison, CEO of Bell Helicopter and this year’s Chair of the Board of AHS International. “The prestigious AHS International Awards Program pays tribute to the extraordinary achievements and contributions of the men and women who exemplify the very best of the technical and operating communities.”