Specialist Awards

Gold Award

Conferred for exceptional work, which has led to substantial advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry.

Silver Award

Conferred for exceptional work, which has led to significant advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry.

Bronze Award

Conferred for work of merit, which has led to advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry.

Gold Team Award

Conferred for exceptional work, which has led to substantial advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry.

Silver Team Award

Conferred for exceptional work, which has led to significant advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry.

Bronze Team Award

Conferred for work of merit, which has led to advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry.

Specialist Group Awards

Specialist Groups (SGs) already have the opportunity to nominate for Society Medals and Specialist Awards, and they are encouraged to continue to nominate individuals and teams for these awards. Specialist Groups may, however, also confer recognition on members or others within their specialisms, past or present with respect to long and valued service or other contributions. Nominations for Specialist Group awards are expected to be proposed by the Chairman of the relevant SG. The requirements for these awards are expected to correspond broadly to those of a Specialist Bronze Award. Specialist Groups may confer Specialist Group awards at any time, subject to endorsement by the Medals and Awards Committee. Endorsement via the Medals and Awards Committee and Council is sought in accordance with the annual process for receipt and consideration of nominations for Society Medals and Specialist Awards.

Specialist Group awards are normally in the form of certificates. A number of Specialist Group awards are conferred in the form of legacy named medals or awards. These legacy medals or awards are subject to review and may be discontinued if they are not conferred for more than 3 consecutive years. The currently authorised named legacy medals and awards are as follows:

 

R P Alston Medal

Awarded for practical achievement associated with the flight testing of aircraft.

Flight Operation Medal

Awarded for outstanding long-term contribution or achievement or service in the field of flight operations.

Flight Simulation Medal

Awarded for a significant long-term contribution, in an international context, in the field of flight simulation.

Roger Green Medal

Awarded for a significant and lasting contribution to the theory or practical development of human factors as applied in aerospace.

Alan Marsh Medal

Awarded to a member of a flight test crew in recognition of outstanding achievements in the test, development and operational evaluation of rotorcraft.

Geoffrey Pardoe Space Award

Awarded for a significant contribution to space.

Turnbuckle Award

Awarded for long and valued service in the field of aircraft maintenance.