ROYAL AERO CLUB MEDALS & DIPLOMA

The gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded annually for outstanding achievement in aviation during the preceding year or over a number of years, principally, but not necessarily, as a pilot.

GOLD MEDALS

1908 W. & O. Wright

1909 L. Bleriot, H. Farman, H. Latham

1910 Hon. C.S. Rolls, C.S. Grace, C. Graham-White

1911 No award

1912 S.F. Cody

1913-18 No award

1919 Capt. Sir J. Alcock & Lt Sir. A. Whitten Brown, Capt. Sir. R. & Sir K. Smith

1920-22 No award

1923 Lt Col S.F. McClean

1924-25 No award

1926 A.J. Cobham

1927-28 No award

1929 Capt. C.D. Barnard, Sqn Ldr A.C. Jones-Williams, Flt Lt N.H. Jenkins

1930 No award

1931 H.J.L. Hinkler

1932-33 No award

1934 C.W.A. Scott & T. Campbell Black

1935 No award

1936 Amy Mollison

1937 Jean Batten

1938-46 No award

1947 G.R. de Havilland

1948 J.D. Derry

1949-51 No award

1952 P.A. Wills

1953 W. Cdr W.F. Gibb, Sqn Ldr N. Duke, Lt Cdr M.J. Lithgow

1954 No award

1955 J. Cunningham

1956-57 No award

1958 Lord Brabazon of Tara

1959-62 No award

1963 Sir G. de Havilland

1964 J. Martin

1965-66 No award

1967 Sir D. Pearson

1968 No award

1969 N.A. Armstrong, E.E. Aldrin, M. Collins

1970 No award

1971 Sheila Scott

1972 No award

1973 A.S. Butler

1974 J. Nott

1975 No award

1976 D.G. Lee

1977 No award

1978 D. Cameron & C. Davey

1979 No award

1980 Judith Chisholm

1981-83 No award

1984 C. Lyall

1985 No award

1986 J. Pendry, D. Rutan, J. Yeager

1987 E. Jackson, B. Spreckley

1988 P. Lindstrand

1989 R. Whittall

1990 Helen Sharman

1991 R. Brien, R. Whittall, R. Branson & P. Lindstrand

1992 No award

1993 A. Davis, M. Peckett

1994 M. Foale, P. Halman

1995 Judy Leden

1996 D. Bareford, Ann Welch

1997 W. Neumark, J. Pendry

1998 Jackie Smith

1999 A. Elson, C. Prescot

2000 D. Hempleman-Adams

2001 R. Meredith-Hardy

2002 S. Fossett, Caroline Gough-Cooper & Imogen Asker, Kathleen Rigg

2003 P. Dewhurst, C. Scott, L. Groucott, S. Chilton, S. Laughton

2004 R. Cheetham

2005 V. Singhania

2006 P. Jones

2007 D. Piggott

2008 Claire Scott

2009 Keith Negal, Volare Freefly Team – Mike Carpenter, Alberto Fuertes and Adam Mattacola

2010 Peter Watson

2011 David Hempleman-Adams and Jonathon Mason, Ken Morrissey

2012 No award

2013 No award

2014 Steve Jones

2015 Sir John Allison, Paul Eisner, Rob Grimwood

2016 Tim Peake

2017 No award

2018 No award

2019 No award

2020 No award

2021 Russell Ogden