AHS International Announces 2013 Award Recipients

Howard Hughes Trophy (Rachel Brigner Photography)Alexandria, Virginia, April 8, 2013 – AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announced the 2013 recipients of its prestigious awards program, which since its establishment in 1944 has paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of vertical flight and served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances.

“As the global leader for scientific, technical, educational and legislative initiatives that advance the science and technology of vertical flight, AHS International is proud to recognize extraordinary achievements and serve as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances in vertical flight,” said U.S. Army Brig. Gen. (retired) Stephen Mundt, Chair of the Society’s Board of Directors. “This year’s awards recognize the most extraordinary recent vertical flight achievements as well as the most significant long-term contributions to this vital technology and its applications throughout the world.”

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