The most prestigious and long-standing awards in global aerospace
• Project Zero all-electric tiltrotor team wins another prestigious award.
• Invention, design, test and certification of the Obstacle Proximity LIDAR System recognized.
• Young engineer’s skills recognized.
Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that its engineers exceptional work has been recognized by the Royal Aeronautical Society with three prestigious awards comprising the Team Gold Medal, Specialist Award – Silver and the Herbert Le Sueur Young Persons Award. The AgustaWestland Project Zero team won the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Team Gold Medal in recognition of its achievement in designing, building and flying the world’s first full-scale all-electric tiltrotor technology demonstrator. It is also the first unmanned rotorcraft in the world to demonstrate individual blade control technology in actual flight conditions. The Team Gold medal is conferred for exceptional work, which has led to substantial advances in specialist disciplines in the aerospace industry and was last awarded in 2009.