The Following Medals and Awards are available:
RAeS Gold, Silver and Bronze Meritorious Awards
Medals and Awards are awarded to both individuals and organisations.
Gold Award conferred for work or service of an outstanding nature in aerospace.
The Sir Geoffrey Roberts Award
Bronze Award conferred
for work leading to advances or contributions in aerospace outside the scope of the Trust Awards.
Awarded to a young New Zealand Citizen studying towards a career in New Zealand based civil aviation, achieving and showing great progress. Typically the winner would be in their mid to late 20's.
The Douglas Patterson Award
Awarded to a young person from the South West Pacific community who is intent on a career in aviation in that region and the award is intended to help them develop.
The Michael J Neville Boeing Award
Awarded to a young high achiever demonstrating excellence in work ethics, values, application and results. This Award is open to all aspects of New Zealand aviation.
The Ian J Diamond Award
Awarded to a young aviation engineer wishing to embark on a course of higher academic study leading to a degree in an aviation related subject and with the firm intention of participating in New Zealand aviation.
The E.A. Gibson Award
Awarded for an innovation or other form of excellence within the field of agricultural aviation in New Zealand.
The Duncan Campbell Awards
Junior. Awarded to a young aviation journalist or aviation writer within New Zealand.
Senior. Awarded to a senior aviation journalist or aviation writer within New Zealand.
(Note the Campbell awards may only be made to the same person once in each category)
The Henry Wigram Award
Awarded to the speaker or speakers for the best presentation made during the year to a Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society or at the Symposium.
Other awards which are subject to differing selection criteria are:
George Watt Award
This is an award for technical innovation and excellence within the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the selection is determined by the Air Staff.
Allen Williams Award
This is an award presented to the winner of the Walsh Trophy at the Walsh Memorial Scout Walsh Flying School each year and the selection is determined by the Camp Leaders.
Phil Le Couteur Awards
These are two awards, one made at each of the Scout Association of New Zealand Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School and at the Air Training Cadet National Camp.
The recipients are students who in the view of the Chief Instructor has demonstrated an outstanding approach to Flight Safety during the respective camp.
Charles Todd Awards
These are two awards also made at the Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School for top performing students. The winners are selected by the Instructors.
Walsh Memorial Trophy
This prestigious trophy is presented to the top student at the Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School as determined by the Chief Instructor.
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Page Updated 5 Sep 2012