VFS Award Nominations

F70-US-FR-MOUAward Nominations for the 2019 Nikolsky Lectureship are now open!

The Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship is bestowed upon an individual who has a highly distinguished career in vertical flight aircraft research and development, and is skilled at communicating his or her technical knowledge and experience. The selected honoree gives a one-hour plenary presentation at the Annual Forum and composes an archival article for the Journal of the AHS.

The selection basis for the Nikolsky Lecturer includes:

  • The significance of the proposed subject matter for the lecture.
  • The appropriateness of the proposed subject matter to the selected lecturer.
  • The ability and willingness of the selected lecturer to compose a distinguished archival document.
  • The distinguished career of the lecturer.
  • The ability and willingness of the lecturer to present the lecture to the Society's various regions.

See the official guidelines for full details.

Nominations must be received at Vertical Flight Society headquarters by Monday, September 20 by 11:59 p.m. GMT-5. Please note that only active Society members may submit nominations. Not a member? Join us today!

Note: nominations for other awards will be open from Oct. 1, 2018 through Feb. 1, 2019.

Nominations/endorsements are open to AHS members. If you are a member and wish to make a nomination or endorsement online, please log in at the top of this page. Thank you!