FAI-Breitling Awards 2014 - Call for nominations

FAI-Breitling-AwardsWe 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.

The Breitling Milestone Trophy is reserved for an individual or a group of individuals having achieved a significant milestone, technological step or invention in aeronautics or astronautics (first flight, new technology, etc.) during the previous year and that might contribute to future developments, especially in the practice of air sports.

The Breitling Youngster Award is reserved for a youngster who, during the previous 12 months and before the date of his 26th birthday:

  • Achieved an outstanding sporting performance. This means a performance which is considered by the nominating authority as beyond the normal level of performance compared to what can usually be done, or
  • Excelled in a certain area of his sport and is considered as a reference, or
  • Significantly contributed to the development and promotion of aeronautics or astronautics.

Further details regarding the FAI-Breitling Awards, including the nomination process and eligibility, can be found on the dedicated FAI website's page.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the deadline for the receipt of nominations is 31 May 2014.

We are looking forward to receiving brilliant applications!