Nominations

Application

UPLOAD YOUR NOMINATION HERE

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Eligibility

Honorees must be actively working, within the United States.  Honorees must hold current FAA airman certificates (if required) AND honorees must not have had an airman certificate suspended, revoked, subject to enforcement action during the preceding five years; or, have been convicted of a civil or criminal offense. Additionally:

Additionally:

  1. Aviation Technician (ATA) candidates may be either a maintenance technician working under FAR Part 65 and hold a current an FAA airman certificate or be an avionics technician working with a Part 145 Repair Station.
  2. Flight Instructor (CFI)candidates must be working under FAR Part 61, 141 or 142 and must hold a current an FAA airman certificate.
  3. FAASTeam Representative (REP) candidates must be actively involved in the FAA Safety Team.

Name your Upload File

Name your upload file using your category (ATA, CFI, REP) plus your last name.  For instance (CFI, SMITH).  Then, upload all your information as one file so that nothing gets lost as it travels through three levels of judging.

Submitted nominations become the property of the General Aviation Awards Program.  The nomination package must include the required items listed below.

Required Package Components

Submitted nominations become the property of the General Aviation Awards Program.  The nomination package must include the required items listed below and only those items.  Missing or illegible items may lead to disqualification.  Please, no cover sheets or excess bulk…make it complete but concise.

  1. Application Page 1  – – and, don’t forget to sign it!
  2. A 1-page letter of recommendation from a supervisor (FPM, FSDO chief, Chief CFI,  DPE, DAR, etc)

Optional Package Components

In addition to the required components, your package may include any of the following.  Please, no cover sheets or excess bulk…make it complete but concise.  Judges like to see details. Feature your best work but don’t write us a book.

  1. Recommendation letters – No more than one page each.
    1. One from a peer or co-worker
    2. One from a client who is familiar with your work
  2. Application Page 2 (additional pages are allowed) and supporting documents/examples for each major item listed on the Application Page 2
  3. Aviation oriented resume, no more than two pages.

Additionally:

If you don’t include these in your initial package, we will request the following should you make it all the way to national judging:

  1. Clear copies of a current U.S. government-issued photo-id (We will request from you if you make it to National judging.)
  2. Both sides of current FAA certificates/designations (We will request from you if you make it to National judging.)
  3. A photo taken within the past five years, in a professional aviation setting.

Timelines

All nominations must be submitted online.

  • July 1 through November 30: Nominations Accepted.
  • Midnight Eastern Standard Time, November 30: deadline for submitting nominations
  • December 1 through December 31: FAA District (FSDO) Judging
  • Jan 1: District Honorees Announced by General Aviation Awards Committee
  • Jan 2 through January 16: FAA Regional Judging
  • January 17:  Regional Honorees Announced by General Aviation Awards Committee
  • Jan 17 through January 31: National Judging by industry
  • February 1: National Honorees Announced by General Aviation Awards Committee