Summer Awards Ceremony Recognizes Aviation Record Holders

On June 22, 2015, NAA hosted the 3rd Annual Summer Awards Ceremony, which honors the Most Memorable Aviation Records of 2016, as well as other notable record achievements.

The event was held at the Lockheed Martin Fighter Demonstration Center in Arlington, Virginia. Record holders and their guests enjoyed flying F-35 Lightning II (Joint Strike Fighter) and F-22 Raptor cockpit demonstrators before the ceremony.

James Payne, John Brush, Andre Mellin, Paul Salmon, Jay Stokes, Brian Erickson, Erik Kauber, Jeremy Novara, and Daryl Perkins accepted certificates commemorating their Most Memorable Aviation Records of 2016.

Pilots James Howard, Andrew Newman, Christopher Isler, Douglas Cairns, Eugene Scholl, Paul Salmon, Debasish Banerjee, Thierry Saint Loup, and Ross McCurdy were presented with certificates for their record flights.