17–21 June 2019
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas


AVIATION Award 2017

AIAA celebrates our industry’s discoveries and achievements from the small but brilliantly simple innovations that affect everyday life to the major discoveries and missions that fuel our collective human drive to explore and accomplish amazing things. 

Check back for a list of award lectures in 2019.            

Monday, 17 June

Wright Brothers Lecture: Turning Flight Control on its Head for the F-35, eVTOL, and Beyond  
Grand Ballroom, 1800–1900 hrs
Justin Paines, Chief Test Pilot, Joby Aviation, Santa Cruz, California  

Tuesday, 18 June

Excellence in Aerospace Awards Luncheon (Proof of Purchase Required)
1230–1400 hrs  
Join us as we recognize the winners of student and technical paper competitions, and the following awards of Technical Excellence:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerodynamic Measurement Technology
  • Aircraft Design
  • Chanute Flight Test
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Ground Testing
  • Hap Arnold Award for Excellence in Aeronautical Program Management
  • Losey Atmospheric Sciences
  • Plasmadynamics and Lasers
  • Theodor W. Knack Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems
  • Sustained Service

Special Events

ADS Banquet
Thursday, 20 June, 1830–2100 hrs
Join the Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technical Committee in honoring the 2019 Knacke award recipient, and the 2019 student paper finalists & winner.  

Dates to Remember

  • Manuscript Deadline: 14 May 2019
  • Early Mem Reg Deadline: 27 May 2019
  • Cancellation Deadline: 27 May 2019

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