Americans Honored with 2018 FAI Awards

NAA is proud to announce that the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) has awarded three diplomas to the following Americans:

FAI Group Diploma of Honour
Stanford University’s Space Rendezvous Laboratory (SLAB)

Montgolfier Ballooning Diploma
Bill Smith

Pirat Gehriger Diploma
Rick Sheppe

FAI medals and diplomas aim at giving public recognition to those who have made outstanding contributions to aeronautics and astronautics, especially in the field of sporting aviation. They are awarded each year at the Opening Ceremony of the annual FAI General Conference. Many of the recipients honored have had their names closely associated with the history and developments of aeronautics and astronautics.

For more information about the FAI Awards, please click here.