James S. McDonnell Award


AnchorJames S. McDonnell Award

The J.S. McDonnell award was established in 2016 and is a group award that honors outstanding achievement in the field of Flight Test Engineering.


James McDonnell was the founder of McDonnell Aircraft Company responsible for aircraft such as the F-2H, F-4D, F-4, and F-15 as well as many space vehicles such as the Apollo Command module.

Previous Recipients

Year

Recipient

2021
V280 Valor Test Team
2020
CH-53K Integrated Test Team
2019F-35 Integrated Test Force
2018Perlan II Project
2017F-35C ITF DT-III Team
CNAF, NAVAIR, NAWCAD, VFA-101
USN - USS George Washington CVN-73
2016F/A-18 Block H12 Pt. Mugu Detachment Flight Test Engineering Team
ATAC Corp. (Hawker Hunter), Boeing
F/A-18 & EA-18G Advanced Weapon Lab
NAWCWD China Lake & Point Mugu
VFA-15 Virginia Beach
VX-9, VX-31 China Lake
VX-20, VX-23 Patuxent River
82nd Aerial Targets Detachment
NAWC Aircraft Division
2015F/A-18E/F Magic Carpet Test Team
USN - USS Nimitz CVN77
NAWC Aircraft Division
Boeing, Atlantic Test Ranges
2014TAI Flight Test Team
Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI)
2013X-51A Scramjet Engine Test Team
Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, Rocketdyne
NAWC Point Mugu NAS
NASA Dryden, DARPA, AFRL, AFTC
Boeing, NASA, AFTC
Northrop Grumman
2012Phantom Eye Test Team
MAHLE Powertrain
2011NAVY UCAS Integrated Test Team
USAF, NAVAIR
Northrop Grumman
2010X-51A Scramjet Engine Test Team
Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, Rocketdyne
NAWC Point Mugu NAS
NASA Dryden, DARPA, AFRL, AFTC
Boeing, NASA, AFTC
Northrop Grumman
2009T-45 HSRIP Flight Test Team
Boeing, United States Navy
2008E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Test Team
Northrop Grumman, United States Navy
2007EA-18G 'Growler' Flight Test Team
NAWC-WD China Lake
Boeing, Northrop Grumman
VX-9, VX-31 Advanced Weapons Lab
VX-23 NAS Patuxent River
VX-30 NAS Point Mugu
2006X-43A Flight Test Team
Orbital Sciences
NASA Langley
NASA Dryden