J. H. Doolittle Recipients

1966

 James L. Pearce

1967

 Richard W. Taylor, The Boeing Company

1968

 William Paul Thayer, LTV Corporation

1969

 Guy M. Townsend, Brig. Gen.., USAF (Ret)

1970

 William M. Magruder, Douglas Aircraft 

1971

 Corwin H. Meyer, Grumman

1972

 Donald K. Slayton, NASA

1973

 William S. Ross, McDonnell Douglas Corporation

1974

 William R. Murray, Kaman Aerospace

1975

 Robert A. Rushworth, Maj. Gen.., USAF

1976

 Frank Borman, (former astronaut) Eastern Airlines

1977

 Robert C. Little, McDonnell Douglas Corporation

1978

 William R. Laidlaw, Flight Systems, Inc.

1979

 Thomas P. Stafford, Lt. Gen., USAF

1980

 J. Lynn Helms, Piper Aircraft

1981

 Thomas B. Hayward, Adm., USN

1982

 Allen E. Paulson, Gulfstream

1983

 Herbert Z. Hopkins, McDonnell Douglas Corporation

1984

 Donald D. Engen, VADM, USN (Ret)

1985

 Olle Klinker, Saab

1986

 John E. Krings, Director, OT&E, Office of the Secretary of Defense

1987

 Burt Rutan, Scaled Composites

1988

 Richard H. Truly, RADM., USN

1989

 Irving L. Burrows, McDonnell Douglas Corporation

1990

 Robert P. Harper, Calspan

1991

 Gordon E. Fornell, Lt. Gen.., USAF

1992

 William C. Bowes, VADM., USN

 Peter W. Odgers, Maj. Gen., USAF (Ret)

1993

 A. W. "Tony" LeVier, Lockheed

1994

 Per E. Pellebergs, Saab

1995

 Stephan A. Hanvey, Raytheon

1996

 Sean C. Roberts, National Test Pilot School

1997

 Franklin D. Robinson, Robinson Helicopter Co.

1998

 J. Kenneth Higgins, The Boeing Company

1999

 Peter T. Reynolds, Bombardier

2000

 Sir Charles Masefield, BAE SYSTEMS

2001

 VADM Joe Dyer, USN

2002

 Philip W. Schultz, GE Aircraft Engines

2003

 Rogers E. Smith, EADS

2004

 Burt Rutan, Scaled Composites

2005

 Robert C. Ettinger, Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems

2006

 Terry E. Tomeny, Eclipse Aviation

2007

 Robert L. Crippen

2008

 M. Lynn Hanks, Army Technical Test Center

2009

 Louis H. Knotts, Calspan Corporation

2010

Dennis P. O'Donoghue, The Boeing Company

2011

Joseph E. Sweeney, Lockheed Martin

2012

Doug Shane, Scaled Composites

2013

Charles T. Burbage, Lockheed Martin