Harry T. Jensen Award

Harry T. Jensen Award

Since 1986, the Society has given the Harry T. Jensen Award for an outstanding contribution to the improvement of vertical flight aircraft reliability, maintainability, and/or safety through improved design brought to fruition during the preceding year. Established by Sikorsky Aircraft, the award honors Harry Jensen’s contributions to enhance helicopter qualification, structural reliability and safety.

2015
  • V-22 Structural Appraisal of Fatigue Effects (SAFE) Team
 
 
 
2014
  • S-92A Main Rotor Hub Life Extension Team
 
 
 
2013
  • Apache AH-64E Composite Tailboom Development Team
 
 
 
2012
  • COL Gregory Masiello, U.S. Marine Corps
 
 
 
2011
  • Boeing Active Crash Protection System Development Team, consisting of The Boeing Company, the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate, Honeywell, General Dynamics Ordnance and the University of Maryland
 
 
 
2010
  • US Army Blackhawk Survivability Suite Team including members of the Army Utility Program Office, DARPA, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., and Raytheon BBN
 
 
 
2009
  • Army/Industry Apache Health Monitoring Team
 
 
 
2008
  • ALERTS/Appareo Systems and Bristow Group
 
 
 
2007
  • MDS Coating Technologies Corp.
 
 
 
2006
  • Joint Advanced Health and Usage Monitoring System Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration Team
 
 
 
2005
  • The Sikorsky UH-60 M Automatic Flight Control Team
 
 
 
2004
  • NRTC/RITA Damage Tolerance Technology Team
 
 
 
2003
  • NRTC/RITA and ARL-VTD Team for Multi-Terrain Impact Safety
 
 
 
2002
  • Cockpit Air Bag System Development Team
 
 
 
2001
  • NRTC/RITA Crash Safety and Navy Water Impact SBIR Teams
 
 
 
2000
  • Boeing-Mesa Longbow Integrated Maintenance Support System Team
 
 
 
1999
  • Boeing Apache Longbow IETM Team
 
 
 
1998
  • The MH-47E Structural Usage Monitoring Systems Team
 
 
 
1997
  • Sikorsky Cost Reduction Team
 
 
 
1996
  • No Award Presented
 
 
 
1995
  • Sikorsky Technical Support Services Team
 
 
 
1994
  • U.S. Army Aviation Technical Test Center
 
 
 
1993
  • The Teams of Bristow Helicopters/Westland Helicopters Ltd./ Helikopter Service A/S/Stewart Hughes Ltd.
 
 
 
1992
  • Joseph P. Cribbins
 
 
 
1991
  • James W. Turnbow, Ph.D.
 
 
 
1990
  • James D. Cronkhite
 
 
 
1989
  • Roy Fox
 
 
 
1988
  • Intelligent Fault Locator Team, McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co. U.S. Army's ARTA's AATD
 
 
 
1987
  • Thomas Dixon
 
 
 
1986
  • NAVAIR/Boeing Vertol Co. CH-46 Team