DELFORD M. SMITH
For exceptional achievements in creation of worldwide aviation enterprises, lifelong commitment to national security and humanitarian concerns, highest integrity and leadership standards, and preservation of aviation history for future generations.
EDWARD W. STIMPSON
For uniquely effective leadership in the field of general aviation, dedicated public service, and active involvement in creating career opportunities for young men and women.
CHARLES H. KAMAN
For more than 50 years of contributions to the development of rotary-wing aviation, and a lifetime of service to his country as an engineer, entrepreneur, visionary, and humanitarian.
FREDERICK W. SMITH
For his unique and lasting contributions to aviation and public service worldwide and his leadership, moral values, and pioneering spirit which represent in the best sense the traditions of the Wright brothers.
RUSSELL W. MEYER, JR.
For leadership in the revitalization of general aviation, effective public service, and active involvement in the creation and support of innovative aviation-related programs and opportunities for the disadvantaged and disabled.
A. L. UELTSCHI
For advancement of worldwide aviation safety through sophisticated training methods, and use of aviation to deliver state-of-the-art health care to people otherwise deprived of such high quality medical service.
For extraordinary achievement, creative effort, and inspired leadership in the design and development of aircraft engines and their applications for tens of thousands of commercial and military aircraft in worldwide use.
SENATOR JAKE GARN
In recognition of a lifetime of public service in government and active participation in all segments of U.S. aviation, as a military and civilian pilot, astronaut, and as one of the U.S. Senate's most effective aerospace spokesmen and legislators.
BENJAMIN A. COSGROVE
For a lifetime contribution to commercial aviation safety and to the technology development of four generations of Boeing commercial jet transport aircraft.
EDWIN I. COLODNY
For a lifetime of meritorious service to air transportation as an airline executive and public servant.