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Ballooning News of Awards
Tue, 31 May 2016 18:09:23 +0000Joomla! 1.6 - Open Source Content Managementen-gbCongratulations from Space for the FAI Komarov Diploma!
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/41311-congratulations-from-space-for-the-fai-komarov-diploma“I am absolutely delighted for Scott and Mikhail to receive that very well deserved honour.” Live from the International Space Station (ISS), the British Astronaut Tim Peake congratulated Scott Kelly (USA) and Mikhail Kornienko (RUS) on being awarded the FAI Komarov Diploma. Certainly a unique occasion to acknowledge his fellow crewmates! Peake’s congratulations came right after FAI’s Astronautic Records Commission (ICARE) President, Anu Ohja OBE, announced the attribution of the award during a live call with the astronaut from UK’s National Space Centre.
email@example.com (Milena Schoetzer)Mon, 23 May 2016 13:22:44 +0000Interview with Alan Eustace, Recipient of the 2015 Breitling Milestone Trophy
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/40204-interview-alan-eustace-recipient-of-the-2015-breitling-milestone-trophyAmerican engineer Alan Eustace (left with FAI President Dr Grubbström, right), 59, was awarded the prestigious 2015 Breitling Milestone Trophy at the 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony of the 109th FAI General Conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, for developing a self-contained flight system for manned stratospheric exploration, and for advancing space crew egress systems.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:11:09 +0000Air Sports Personalities Distinguished at the 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony
The 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony tonight celebrated the achievements of air sports men and women through the prestigious FAI Medals and Diploma, and the FAI-Breitling Awards. The event took place aboard the ship SS Rotterdam, docked in the harbour of her namesake city in The Netherlands, as part of the 109th FAI General Conference, which starts tomorrow.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:01:25 +0000Interview with Hans Akerstedt, Recipient of the 2015 FAI Gold Air Medal
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/40205-interview-hans-akerstedt-recipient-of-the-2015-fai-gold-air-medalThe FAI Gold Air Medal is, together with the FAI Gold Space Medal, the highest award of the Federation. It is reserved for those who have contributed greatly to the development of aeronautics by their activities, work, achievements, initiative or devotion to the cause of Aviation.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:11:58 +0000Interview with Jarrett Martin, Recipient of the 2015 Breitling Youngster Award
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/40206-interview-jarrett-martin-recipient-of-the-2015-breitling-youngster-awardJarrett Martin, 24, was born in Seattle, USA (pictured left with balloonist Brian Jones). He currently works as a promoter at Skydive Dubai. He was awarded the 2015 Breitling Youngster Award at the 2015 FAI Awards Ceremony in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:12:30 +0000FAI Invites Nominations for the Breitling Milestone Trophy and the Breitling Youngster Award
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/39405-fai-invites-nominations-for-the-breitling-milestone-trophy-and-the-breitling-youngster-awardWe are now calling for nominations for the FAI-Breitling Awards for 2015: the Breitling Milestone Trophy and the Breitling Youngster Award. Both awards will be presented in September at the Awards Ceremony of the FAI General Conference in Rotterdam (Netherlands), where the winners will be invited and hosted by Breitling.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:08:26 +0000Winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award Announced
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/38734-2014-fai-awards-ceremonyThe FAI has announced the winners of the 2014 FAI Awards and FAI-Breitling Award, celebrating the outstanding dedication and contribution to air sports.Aerobatics pilot Aude Lemordant, Breitling Youngster Award recipient Ryan Campbell and Dr. John Grubbström
For the first time, live streaming allowed people from all around the world to be in the heart of the event. Judging from the amount of views and comments, this new feature was a complete success. For those who missed it, the replay of the whole ceremony can be watched on the FAI Youtube Channel.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:37:35 +0000Call for nominations for the Prince Alvaro de Orleans-Borbon Grant
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/38335-call-for-nominations-prince-alvaro-de-orleans-borbon-grant-2014The FAI is pleased to launch a call for nominations for the Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Tue, 27 May 2014 10:05:03 +0000FAI-Breitling Awards 2014 - Call for nominations
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/38165-2014-fai-breitling-awards-call-for-nominationsWe are now calling for nominations for the FAI-Breitling Awards for 2014: the Breitling Milestone Trophy and the Breitling Youngster Award. Both awards will be presented this October at the Awards Ceremony of the FAI General Conference in Thailand, where the winners will be invited and hosted by Breitling.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:05:35 +00002013 FAI Awards Ceremony
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/37899-2013-fai-awards-ceremonyThe 2013 FAI Awards Ceremony took place last Thursday night at the Royale Chulan Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event, which is one of the highlights of the year for the federation, honours all those who made outstanding contributions to the world of aeronautics and astronautics.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:57:58 +0000Two new FAI-Breitling awards for the recognition of young and exceptional talent
The FAI has today announced the creation of two awards bearing the name of Breitling, the Global Sponsor of the FAI since 2012: The Breitling Milestone Trophy and the Breitling Youngster Award. Both awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony of the FAI General Conference, where the winners will be invited and hosted by Breitling.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Fri, 17 May 2013 09:24:46 +0000IOC Women and Sport Award 2013 - call for nominations
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/36472-ioc-women-and-sport-award-2013-call-for-nominationsThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) yearly recognises outstanding contributions to the development of women’s participation in sport and sports administration with the IOC Women and Sport Award.
The nominations for the 2013 Women and Sport Awards are now open and we have the pleasure of inviting you to nominate candidates.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Ségolène Rouillon)Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:19:17 +00002012 FAI Awards Ceremony
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/37405-2012-fai-awards-ceremonyComing from all around the world, contributors to aviation were celebrated at the annual FAI Awards Ceremony that took place last night in Antalya, Turkey, as part of the 106th FAI General Conference.
Ten awardees joined together in Antalya to be presented on stage with their prestigious FAI medals and diplomas by FAI President John Grubbström.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:25:58 +0000Interview with John Dickenson, recipient of the FAI Gold Air Medal
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/36417-jdickenson-fai-gold-air-medalAt the 2012 FAI Awards Ceremony held yesterday in Antalya, Turkey, John Dickenson was presented with the FAI Gold Air Medal by FAI President John Grubbström for his great contribution to the development of aeronautics by inventing the modern hang glider.
The FAI Gold Air Medal is the one of the two most prestigious FAI Awards together with the Gold Space Medal. It is reserved for those who have contributed greatly to the development of aeronautics by their activities, work, achievements, initiative or devotion to the cause of Aviation.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Thu, 18 Oct 2012 09:39:01 +0000Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant awarded to Reichert for the "Atlas" Human-Powered Helicopter project
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/36415-aob-awarded-todd-reichertDuring yesterday's Awards Ceremony of the 106th FAI General Conference in Antalya, Turkey, Todd Reichert was announced to be selected as the winner of the prize of the Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant for the project called "Atlas" Human-Powered Helicopter.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:26:10 +0000Galetto awarded with the Lilienthal Gliding Medal
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/36423-galetto-awarded-with-the-lilienthal-medalGiorgio Galetto from Italy was yesterday awarded with the Lilienthal Gliding Medal at the 2012 FAI Awards Ceremony.
When asked about his reaction to the award, Giorgio said:
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Tue, 11 Sep 2012 08:36:49 +0000Call for nominations for the Prince Alvaro de Orleans-Borbon Grant
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/35749-call-for-nominations-prince-alvaro-de-orleans-borbon-grantThe FAI is pleased to launch a call for nominations for the Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant.
]]>email@example.com (Ségolène Rouillon)Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:06:23 +0000Hempleman-Adams, Arpagaus and Meertens honoured at the FAI General Conference!
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/35125-hempleman-adams-arpagaus-and-meertens-honouredThe closing ceremony of the 105th FAI General Conference saw three personalities recognised for their achievements and dedication to air sports, with the awarding of the FAI Gold Air Medal by FAI President John Grubbström to British balloonist David Hempleman-Adams and the appointments as FAI Companions of Honour of Willy Arpagaus and Henk Meertens. On this occasion, well-known aviation figure Odette Balesi-Rousseau gave a remarkable speech on the role of the FAI Companions of Honour for which she has a coordinating role.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Faustine Carrera)Wed, 19 Oct 2011 09:38:29 +0000FAI awards presented at the 105th FAI General Conference in Belgrade
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/35105-fai-awards-presented-at-the-105th-fai-general-conference-in-belgrade-serbiaAviation personalities were honoured yesterday night at the 2011 FAI Awards Ceremony held in Belgrade, Serbia, as part of the Opening Ceremony of the 105th FAI General Conference.
Coming from all around the world, more than 20 recipients of FAI diplomas and medals were presented their awards by FAI President John Grubbström.
]]>email@example.com (Faustine Carrera)Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:51:15 +0000Barron Hilton and Elon Musk honoured with the highest FAI awards
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/35094-barron-hilton-and-elon-musk-honoured-with-the-highest-awardsAeronautic and astronautic figures Barron Hilton and Elon Musk have been presented with prestigious FAI awards by FAI President Dr. John Grubbström at the recent NAA 2010 Fall Awards Banquet.
]]>firstname.lastname@example.org (Super User)Thu, 16 Dec 2010 15:10:56 +0000Aviation contributors celebrated at the 2010 FAI Awards Ceremony
http://www.fai.org/envc-awards/envc-news-awards/35096-aviation-contributors-celebrated-at-the-2010-fai-awards-ceremony-dublinHighlight of the Opening Ceremony for the 104th FAI General Conference held this year in Dublin, the 2010 FAI Awards Ceremony celebrated yesterday night an array of air sports personalities and entities from all over the world.
With bestowing awards, the FAI aims to honour and recognise all those who have significantly contributed to aeronautics and astronautics, especially to sporting aviation.