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Spirit of Flight Award

The Spirit of Flight Award, sponsored by the Society of Experimental Test Pilots, is presented annually to an EAA member who best exemplifies the spirit of research, development or flight test. The winner is nominated by EAA and is selected by SETP's Board of Directors.



Nomination Form


Past recipients:

2018

John Sharp

2017

Mark Giron

2016

Jeff Edwards, Bob Pastusek

2015

Elliot Seguin

2014

Charlie Precourt

2013

John Monnett

2012

Hobie Tomlinson

2011

Mike Seager

2010

Terry Lutz

2009

Peter Siebold

2008

Bill Mitchell

2007

Joe Gauthier

2006

No recipient

2005

Leonard Fox

2004

No recipient

2003

Ed Downs

2002

David Faile

2001

Dan Johnson

2000

Ed Kolano

1999

Mike Melvill

1998

Dave Morss

1997

Bill Barton, C.J. Stephens

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