Robert L. Pinckney Award

Robert L. Pinckney Award

The Robert L. Pinckney Award is given for a notable achievement in manufacturing research and development for vertical flight aircraft or components brought to fruition in the preceding year. The Award was created by Boeing in 1995 to honor the memory of Robert L. Pinckney, an eminent manufacturing engineer.


Award winners

2018 - CH-53K Drive System Development Team

2017 - Advanced Blade Erosion Program Team

2016 - V-280 Wing Development Team

2015 - S-97 Raider Helicopter Fuselage Development Team

2014 - H-1 Pourable Foam Stiffened Structure (PFSS) Team

2013 - V-22 Large Cell Composite Core Flaperon Team

2012 - CH-53K Virtual Design Team

2011 - No Award Presented

2010 - The PROMETAL RCT/Sikorsky Digital Casting Team

2009 - RDS-21 (Face Gear) Development Team

2008 - Survivable Affordable Repairable Airframe Program (SARAP) Virtual Prototype and Validation Development Team

2007 - Paul Oldroyd and Tricia Hiros

2006 - No Award Presented

2005 - Composite Talicone/Stabilator Development Team

2004 - The Complex Composite Structural Concepts (CCSC) Team

2003 - NRTC/RITA Bell-Sikorsky High-Speed Machining of Titanium Team

2002 - Sikorsky Rotary Wing Structures Technology Demonstration Team

2001 - 609 Wing Torque Integrated Product Team

2000 - Split Torque Transmission Team

1999 - The S-92 Development Team

1998 - The Tandem Rotor Program Producibility Team

1997 - V-22 Airframe Integrated Product Team

1996 - RAH 66 Comanche Precision Manufacturing Team