Dr. Alexander Klemin Award

Dr. Alexander Klemin Award

Created in 1951 by industry pioneer Frank Piasecki, the Klemin Award is the highest honor the AHS bestows on an individual for notable achievement in advancing the field of vertical flight aeronautics. The award honors the memory of an eminent aeronautical engineer, educator, author, and outstanding pioneer in rotary wing aeronautics.

2015
Franklin D. Harris
 
2014
Dr. Wayne Johnson
 
2013
No Award Presented
 
2012
Steven D. Weiner, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
 
2011
Tom Wood, Senior Technical Fellow, Flight Technology & Advanced Design, Bell Helicopter Textron
 
2010
Dr. Michael P. Scully, US Army AFDD
 
2009
Professor Inderjit Chopra
 
2008
Abraham Karem
 
2007
Andrew W. Kerr
 
2006
Jean Jacques Philippe
 
2005
C. Harry Parkinson
 
2004
John P. Magee
 
2003
Dean C. Borgman
 
2002
Walter G. Sonneborn
 
2001
Dr. Peter G. Hamel
 
2000
Raymond W. Prouty
 
1999
Troy Gaffey
 
1998
Francois Legrand
 
1997
William W. Walls
 
1996
Prof. Alfred Gessow
 
1995
Dr. Marat N. Tischenko
 
1994
Dr. Kenneth M. Rosen
 
1993
Frank Robinson
 
1992
Leonard M. 'Jack' Horner
 
1991
Stanley Hiller, Jr.
 
1990
Dr. Kurt Pfleiderer
 
1989
Joseph Mallen
 
1988
Charles W. Ellis
 
1987
Robert Zincone
 
1986
Jack G. Real
 
1985
Richard M. Carlson
 
1984
Kenneth Grina
 
1983
Robert R. Lynn
 
1982
Wayne Wiesner
 
1981
Charles Kaman
 
1980
Frank N. Piasecki
 
1979
Rene Mouille
 
1978
William F. Paul
 
1977
Ralph P. Alex
 
1976
Kenneth B. Amer
 
1975
Edward Woll
 
1974
Bernard Lindenbaum
 
1973
Paul F. Yaggy
 
1972
Edward J. Ducayet
 
1971
Robert A. Wagner
 
1970
Charles Marchetti
 
1969
LTG William B. Bunker, USA
 
1968
Rene H. Miller
 
1967
Dr. Anselm Franz
 
1966
Irven H. Culver
 
1965
Elliot Daland
 
1964
Dr. Kurt H. Hohenemser
 
1963
Frederick B. Gustafson
 
1962
BG Robert R. Williams, USA
 
1961
Leon L. Douglas
 
1960
V. Keith Putnam
 
1959
Robert L. Lichten
 
1958
Friedrich L. Von Doblhoff
 
1957
CPT Wayne W. Eggert, USAF
 
1956
Charles H. Zimmerman
 
1955
Bartram Kelley
 
1954
Michael Gluhareff
 
1953
Raoul Hafner
 
1952
Louis Breguet
 
1951
Igor I. Sikorsky
 
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