Frederick L. Feinberg Award

Frederick L. Feinberg Award

Since 1961, the Frederick L. Feinberg award has been presented to the pilot or crew of a vertical flight aircraft who demonstrated outstanding skills or achievement during the preceding calendar year. It honors the memory of an outstanding helicopter test pilot and an exemplary person. The award consists of a stipend ($200), the engraving of the recipient’s name on a plaque, and an individual plaque.

2015
The Crew of Colorado Army National Guard High Altitude Aviation Test Site (HAATS) Black Hawk
 
2014
Pilots and Crew of RESCUE118
 
2013
No Award Presented
 
2012
LT Scott F. Chirgwin, U.S. Navy
 
2011
Kevin L. Bredenbeck, X2 Technology Demonstrator, Director Flight Operations, Chief Test Pilot and Project Test Pilot, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
 
2010
Roy Hopkins and Jeff Greenwood, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
 
2009
The Crew of the Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter CGNR 6007
 
2008
First Polar Team of Jennifer Murray and Colin Bodill
 
2007
Aircrew of Dustoff 57 - Operation Mountain Lion
 
2006
U.S. Navy Blackhawks Squadron, HM-15
 
2005
Capt. Ryan Welch, US Army and CW2 Justin Taylor, US Army
 
2004
Roy Hopkins II
 
2003
Republic of China Air Force Super Blue Hawk (S-70) Rescue Crews for the SS Yuansheng No. 2 Barge Rescue
 
2002
U.S. Marine Corps 15th and 26th Marine Expeditionary Units, Camp Rhino Insertion Aircrews
 
2001
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City - SeaBreeze I Rescue Aircrews
 
2000
The NRTC/FAA/Industry DGPS Rotorcraft Precision Terminal Procedures Program
 
1999
Bell, Boeing, NAWCAD V-22 Tiltrotor Pilot Staff
 
1998
The Pilot Staff of the RAH-66 Comanche Combined Test Team
 
1997
No Award Presented
 
1996
Jon S. Dickens
 
1995
Ray Eche, Doug Pense, and Dave Wright, Era Aviation
 
1994
U.S. Coast Guard Crew of HH-60J CG 6008
 
1993
Leo Meslin and Dwayne Williams
 
1992
U.S. Marine Corps HMH 461
 
1991
U.S. Army B Co., 4th Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment
 
1990
LT David R. McCormick, USCG
 
1989
Nicholas Lappos
 
1988
Charles A. Parlier and W. Edward Wilson
 
1987
U.S. World Helicopter Championship Team
 
1986
John S. Tulloch and A. Lynn Freisner
 
1985
COL Robert L. Stewart, USA
 
1984
MAJ Edward C. Traasdahl, USMC
 
1983
John J. Shapley
 
1982
CPT Stephen Kee, USA and CWO George Chrest, USA
 
1981
LT John P. Currier, USCG
 
1980
Dorman A. Cannon and Ronald G. Erhart
 
1979
Walter J. Hodgson (posthumously)
 
1978
LT James D. Stiles
 
1977
Ramon J. A. Gibson
 
1976
LCDR Joseph L. Crowe, Jr., USCG
 
1975
MAJ Eugene L. Richardson, USA
 
1974
Azel J. Hutto, Jr.
 
1973
Henry Whitfield
 
1972
LCDR Paul R. Lewis, USCG
 
1971
Louis M. Hartwig
 
1970
1st LT Joseph P. Donovan, USMC
 
1969
Ronald L. Diggins
 
1968
CPT Jerome R. Daly, USA
 
1967
Robert G. Ferry
 
1966
Delford M. Smith
 
1965
COL George P. Seneff, USA
 
1964
Winford Alan Newton
 
1963
LT Robert W. Crafton, USN and CPT Louis K. Keck, USMC
 
1962
LTC F.M. Carney, USAF
 
1961
Link Luckett
 
1960
MAJ William J. Davis, USAF and CPT Walter J. Hodgson, USAF
 
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