James H. Doolittle Award
The James H. Doolittle Award was established in 1966 to honor outstanding accomplishment in technical management or engineering achievement in aerospace technology by a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. The presentation of the Doolittle Award is a highlight of the annual Awards Banquet. Each recipient will receive a small replica of the respective award, while the perpetual trophy remains on display at SETP Headquarters.
DOOLITTLE NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
DEADLINE OF 12 AUGUST 2016
Nominations for the J. H. Doolittle 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 THE DOOLITTLE 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 J. H. DOOLITTLE AWARD
(Sponsored by Boeing) - was established to honor outstanding accomplishment in technical management or engineering aspects of aerospace technology. It was presented for the first time in 1966.
DOOLITTLE SELECTION CRITERIA
Recipient must be a living member of the Society.
A significant phase of his accomplishment must have occurred while a member of the Society.
The accomplishment clearly must be in technical management or engineering aspects of aerospace technology.