Frank D. Robinson to Receive 2013 Guggenheim Medal

Frank D. Robinson to Receive 2013 AIAA / ASME / AHS / SAE Guggenheim Medal

Frank Robinson (right) gives a plant tour to President George W. Bush and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in January 2008.Honored for Conception, Design and Manufacture of Quiet, Affordable, Reliable and Versatile Helicopters

April 9, 2013 – Reston, Va. – Frank D. Robinson, founder, Robinson Helicopter Company, Torrance, Calif., has been selected to receive the 2013 Daniel Guggenheim Medal. He will receive the medal on Wednesday evening, May 22, at the Grand Awards Banquet of the American Helicopter Society International’s 69th Annual Forum and Technology Display, May 21–23, at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Ariz.

Established in 1929 to honor notable achievements in aeronautics, the Daniel Guggenheim Medal is awarded jointly by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International, and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International.

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