Iven C. Kincheloe Award

The Board of Directors of The Society of Experimental Test Pilots has issued a call for nominations for the Iven C. Kincheloe Award and the J. H. Doolittle Award. Any member or person who has knowledge of a candidate’s accomplishments may submit a nomination(s) for either or both of these awards. To help in determining appropriate nominees, information about each award is given below.

NOMINATIONS FOR KINCHELOE AND DOOLITTLE AWARDS MUST:
Be presented in writing not later than 15 August 2003 (See format below).
Contain pertinent information concerning the candidate’s work.
Be submitted to the SETP Board of Directors, P.O. Box 986, Lancaster, CA 93584.
Selection will be announced at the 47TH Awards Banquet on 27 September 2003 at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, California.

The presentations of these Awards are highlights of the Banquet. Each recipient will receive a small replica of the respective award, while the perpetual trophies remain on display at SETP Headquarters.

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
(1) Recipient must be a living member of the Society.
(2) The accomplishment or at least a significant phase must have occurred during the past year (1 July to 1 July).
(3) 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.

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.
(1) Recipient must be a living member of the Society.
(2) A significant phase of his accomplishment must have occurred while a member of the Society.
(3) The accomplishment clearly must be in technical management or engineering aspects of aerospace technology.

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