This prestigious award is nominated by the IFA members and honours the work of Sir Frank Whittle, father of the jet engine. It recognises an outstanding contribution to airworthiness. This year’s award was presented to:
Airbus International Airworthiness & Safety Cooperation Team
In recognition of their contribution to the enhancement of civil aviation global safety through proactive assessment, development and implementation of assistance programs, creation of regional aviation safety oversight organisations and cooperation with ICAO.
IFA President, Bob Davis presented the award to the Chair of the team during the annual IFA/FSF/IATA seminar held in Greece.