The Aerospace Media Dinner and Awards

The 2019 Aerospace Media Awards will be presented in Paris at the Aero Club de France on 16th June 


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Celebrating Excellence in Aerospace Journalism and Publishing


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contact -  Peter Bradfield    

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Click here to hear the 2018 podcast Featuring Adam Konowe and Peter Bradfield -


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Thanks to Adam Konowe and the Press Club for the podcasts

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The venue for the 2019 Aerospace Media Dinner is the

Aero Club de France, Paris - 16th June

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2019 Aerospace Media Awards - shortlisted finalists


Best Young Journalist - sponsored by NAMMO

Brian Everstine – Air Force Magazine

Valerie Insinna - Defense News

Oriana Pawlyk –

Sophie Segal - FlightGlobal

Garrett Reim - FlightGlobal



Best Aviation Image - sponsored by Dassault Aviation

Stephen Bridgewater – Awyr Aviation Communication

Benoît Denet – Silver Wing

Chris Edwards - Woodys AeroImages

Leonid Faerberg - Rusaviainsider

Lloyd Horgan - Skies Magazine



The Best Safety, Training & Simulation Submission – sponsored by CAE

Rick Adams – Who will teach the next gen of pilots?  - Civil Aviation Training (CAT) magazine

Christopher Freeze -Training for Someone Else's Worst Day - Air Line Pilot’ magazine

Pat Host – CAE sees better profit margins in higher-level security clearance services - Jane’s

Ellis Taylor - MH-60R comes of age Down Under - Flightglobal

Matt Thurber - Learning To Fly on Simulated Wings - AIN Publications



The Best Rotorcraft submission

Gareth Jennings - Collective concerns: Disquiet dogs Nordic NH90 operators - Jane’s Navy International

Robert W. Moorman - Red Planet Rotorcraft - Vertiflite magazine.

Elan Head - A Fighting Chance

Alasdair Whyte - What went wrong at Waypoint Leasing _ Helicopter Investor

Khalem Chapman - “iSAR - Leonardo's AW101 ushers in next-gen SAR - Aerospace



The Best Propulsion submission  

David Esler - Rolls-Royce’s Cultured Pearl - Business & Commercial Aviation

Pat Host - Promise & limitation: 3D-printed parts for rocket engines - Jane’s

Bill Read – AEROSPACE – Send in the Robots

Paul Seidenman and David Spanovich - Electric Propulsion Primer -Inside MRO

Dave Unwin - More Power To Fly - Pilot magazine



The Best Business Aviation Submission – sponsored by Gulfstream

Woodrow Bellamy III - What is the Answer to Business Aviation’s Privacy Concern?”

Thierry Dubois - Doubling Down - Aviation Week & Space Technology

David Esler - Seeing Red Over ‘Gray - Business & Commercial Aviation

Murdo Morrison - About time? - Flight International

Andrew McIntosh - Here Comes The BOOM - Puget Sound Business Journal



The Best Military Aviation submission - sponsored by Lockheed Martin

Charles Forrester - Striking fresh: Finland’s combat aircraft procurement programme - Jane’s Defence Weekly

Hope Hodge Seck - Naval Aviators Say They Were Kicked Out of Training Due to Racial Bias –

Craig Hoyle - Thai fighter – Flight International

Tim Robinson - UK mulls sixth gen fighter project’ -AEROSPACE

Steve Trimble and Guy Norris - Fast Family - Aviation Week & Space Technology



The Best Aerospace & Defence Business submission – sponsored by Honeywell

Peggy Hollinger -How the promise of electric power could transform aviation - Financial Times

Cathy Buyck - Industry braces for Brexit woes, AINonline

Oliver Clark – Ryanair grows up into new group – Flightglobal

Lewis Harper - Disruptive thinking – Airline Business

Dan Thisdell - Now trending”; Flight International



The Innovation in Aerospace Journalism & Publishing Award– sponsored by Collins Aerospace

Woodrow Bellamy III - “The Global Connected Aircraft Podcast”

Jen Colven - Ejection Decision / A Fighting Chance

Corporate Jet Investor


Flight International – Digital-only editions

Best UAV/Un-Manned Systems submission –

Lindsay Bjerregaard - The Future of UAM, Inside MRO

Bill Carey - Countering UAS Across Government - Aviation Week & Space Technology

Stew Magnuson - The Future of Airpower: New Age of Autonomous Jets on Horizon National Defense Magazine

Garrett Reim - FlightGlobal Department of Defense develops stealth target drone

Kelsey Atherton - An explosion in Venezuela brings gimmick drones to the political battlefield - C4ISRNET



The Best Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) submission – sponsored by AAR

Yann Cochennec - Solving the cabin upgrade puzzle -Air & Cosmos

Alex Derber - MRO-bots - Inside MRO

Michael Gubisch - Clear divide over ownership of data - Airline Business

Victoria Moores - Poker Face - Inside MRO

Lee Ann Shay- Internet of Outcomes - Inside MRO



Best International Publication 


Aviation Week & Space Technology

Flight International

Corporate Jet Investor

Flight Airline Business



Best In-depth Aviation Feature - sponsored by Rolls-Royce

Ronald Donner - The 11th Hour Of The ADSB-Out Mandate - Aircraft Maintenance Technology

David Esler - Electrifying Business Aviation, Parts 1 and 2 -Business & Commercial Aviation

Dominic Gates - Flawed analysis, failed oversight: How Boeing, FAA certified the suspect 737 MAX flight control system – The Seattle Times

Andrew McIntosh - Inside The Verger:  How Alaska Airlines is making its $2.6 billion takeover of Virgin America work. - Puget Sound Business Journal

Murdo Morrison - Jobs for the girls Flight International

Nicholas Schmidle - Rocket Man - The New Yorker

Richard Scott – Flying Start: F-35B/QEC Flight trials set the course to carrier strike – Jane’s Navy International

Patrick Veillette - Cloud of Evil - Business & Commercial Aviation



The Bill Gunston Technology Writer Of The Year Award – sponsored by Boeing

Bill Carey - Aviation Week & Space Technology

Emmanuel Huberdeau - Air & Cosmos

Bill Read - Aerospace

Mike Richardson - Aerospace Manufacturing

Mark Harris – Freelance



The Aerospace Reporter of the Year - sponsored by Dassault Aviation

Dominic Gates – The Seattle Times

Elan Head – Vertical Magazine

David Kaminski-Morrow – Flight International

Kerry Lynch – AIN Publications

Greg Waldron - Flight International