The Aerospace Media Awards

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The Aerospace Media Dinner - Celebrating Excellence in Aerospace Publishing



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2012 Award Winners



The Aerospace Media Awards have been created to honour individuals and publishers who have made a significant contribution to aerospace publishing.  


The Shortlisted Finalists for the following Award Categories are as follows;


Best Young Journalist - sponsored by Nammo

The nominees for the Best Young Journalist Award

Jamie Bullen – Flight Global

Pat Host – Defense Daily

Valerie Insinna - Defense News

Beth Maundrill - Shephard Media

James Ronayne – Airliner World

Lara Seligman - Aviation Week Network


Best Aviation Image - sponsored by Dassault Aviation

The nominees for the Best Aviation Image

Stephen Bridgewater - Great War Display Team – Flyer Magazine

Benoît Denet –Silver Wing - Aviation Week

David MacIntosh – Wildcats – AIN

Jason Pineau - Morning Warm-Up -  Skies Magazine

Chad Slattery - Boeing 747-8F

Joshua Vest - North Cascades Search-and-Rescue - Vertical Magazine


Best Safety, Training & Simulation Submissionsponsored by CAE

The nominees for the Best Safety, Training & Simulation Submission

John Croft - Stall Truths -  Aviation Week & Space Technology

Elan Head - Undetermined Reasons -  Vertical Magazine

Dominic Perry - Operator doubts linger over safety of H225 ‘protections -  Flight International

Robert Moorman - Hidden in Plane Sight – CAT Magazine

Matt Thurber & Curt Epstein - Technology Advances Flight Training Field - Aviation International News

Greg Waldron - CAE team boosts RAAF tanker training – Flight International


Best Business Aviation Submission – sponsored by Gulfstream

The nominees for the Best Business Aviation Submission

Curt Epstein - Fuel Cards and Suppliers - Aviation International News

Mark Huber - New Aircraft Preview—Aerion as2 – Business Jet Traveler

Rob Mark - Alone in the Cockpit – Flying Magazine

Murdo Morrison - The ultimate business jet, a history of Air Force One - FlightGlobal

Rod Simpson - Dassault - Pioneers of Innovative Technology - AvBuyer magazine

Greg Waldron - China's private jet market goes quiet - for now – Flight International



Best Aerospace & Defence Business Submission - sponsored by Harris Corporation

The nominees for the Best Aerospace & Defence Business Submission

Michael Bruno & Lara Seligman - Aviation Week Persons Of The Year - Aviation Week & Space Technology

Jerry Chandler - Despite Concerns, MRO Is Still On The Grow - Aircraft Maintenance Technology – AMT Magazine

Peggy Hollinger - Airlines bid to beat their weight problem – Financial Times

Max Kingsley Jones – Leadership Challenge - Flight Airline Business

Chris Thatcher - Red Air Rising - Skies Magazine

John Walton – Airbus CEO answers lack of senior women, ethnic minorities - Runway Girl Network


Best Future Tech Submission - sponsored by BAE Systems

The nominees for the Best Future Tech Submission

Thierry Dubois - OEMs Struggle With Connectivity Issues For Maintenance Technicians - Inside MRO

Stephen Trimble - Plead for Speed – Flight Global

Lee Ann Shay - Internet of Things - Inside MRO

Graham Warwick - Technologies of the Future - Aviation Week & Space Technology

Mark Williamson - Reusables Are Go - Engineering & Technology Magazine

Barry Woods-Turner - 21st Century Cabin – Airliner World


Best Military Aviation Submission - sponsored by Lockheed Martin

The nominees for the Best Military Aviation Submission

Vianney Goncalves - Command of the air in the 2030s – Aerospace Magazine

Dave Unwin – STOVL without Tears - Pilot

Craig Hoyle - Typhoons on target - Flight International

Gareth Jennings - Beyond the Raptor and Lightning: World plays fifth-gen catch-up - IHS Jane’s International Defence Review

Sameer Joshi - Red Star Over Syria - Vayu

Tim Robinson - A game for drones – lessons from Unmanned Warrior - Aerospace


Best International Publication - sponsored by Bell Helicopter

The nominees for the Best International Publication

Aviation Week & Space Technology

Business Jet Traveler

Flight Airline Business

Flight International




Best In-depth Aviation Feature - sponsored by Honeywell

The nominees for the Best In-depth Feature

Daniel Katz -  State of Stealth -  Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joe Pappalardo - Betting on Rockets - Dallas Observer

Sarah-Jane Prew - Aircrew Mental Health - Cabin Safety Update

Krista Haugen - A Shot in the Dark - Vertical 911 Magazine

Lisa Gordon - Fire in Fort Mac -  Skies Magazine

Michael Gubisch – Is there enough mro capacity for the A380 – FlightGlobal  

Max Kingsley-Jones -  Big Vision, Big Jet – Flight International

Stephen Trimble -  Russian Ambitions - FlightGlobal

Mavis Toh - Comac lifts national pride with C919 – Flight International

Jens Flottau -  In for the Long Haul - Aviation Week & Space Technology


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

The nominees for The Bill Gunston Technology Writer Of The Year Award

Woodrow Bellamy III - Avionics Magazine

Peter Donaldson – Shephard Media

Bill Read - Aerospace

Suman Sharma - Chindits

Stephen Trimble - FlightGlobal

Patrick Veillette – Business & Commercial Aviation


Lifetime Achievement Award - Special Recognition Award for contribution to Aerospace Publishing - sponsored by Dassault Aviation

To be announced at the 2017 Aerospace Media Dinner
















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