Iven C. Kincheloe Award
Sponsored by Lockheed Martin
In 1958, The Society of Experimental Test Pilots established the Iven C. Kincheloe Award in memory of Captain Iven C. Kincheloe, USAF. The purpose of the Kincheloe Award is to recognize outstanding professional accomplishment in the conduct of flight-testing by a test pilot member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. The presentation of the Kincheloe Award is a highlight of the annual Awards Banquet and is the most visible manifestation of the Society's contribution to the aviation community in general. Each recipient will receive a small replica of the respective award, while the perpetual trophies remain on display at SETP Headquarters and the National Air and Space Museum.
KINCHELOE NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
DEADLINE OF 12 AUGUST 2016
Nominations for the Iven C. Kincheloe Award will be reviewed and selected at the August Board of Directors meeting. Any member or person who has knowledge of a candidate’s accomplishments may submit a nomination(s) for this award. To help in determining appropriate nominees, information about the award is given below.
NOMINATIONS FOR KINCHELOE AWARD MUST:
- Be presented in writing not later than 12 August 2016.
- Contain pertinent information concerning the candidate’s work. A minimum of 50 words describing why the nomninee should be considered is requested. Without this substaniating data, the Board will not be able to consider the nomination.
Selection will be announced at the 60th Awards Banquet on 24 September 2016 at The Grand Californian Hotel, Anaheim, California.
THE IVEN C. KINCHELOE AWARD
(Sponsored by Lockheed Martin) - In 1958, The Society of Experimental Test Pilots established the Iven C. Kincheloe Award in memory of the late Captain Iven C. Kincheloe, USAF. The purpose of the Kincheloe Award is to recognize outstanding professional accomplishment in the conduct of flight-testing.
KINCHELOE SELECTION CRITERIA
- Recipient must be a living member of the Society.
- The accomplishment or at least a significant phase must have occurred during the past year (1 July to 1 July).
- The accomplishment must involve actual flight-testing conducted by the individual and represent outstanding contribution to an aerospace flight program while acting as a test pilot thereon.