The Wings Awards, presented by Australian Flying magazine, in collaboration with the Australian Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society, is back!
The Wings Awards will take a panoramic view of the General Aviation Industry by recognising the achievements of flyers, instructors, clubs, airports, and services.
Excellence will be recognised in the following categories:
- Aero Club of the Year
- Flying Training Organisation of the Year
- Flying Instructor of the Year
- The Col Pay Award for Lifetime of Service to General Aviation
Winners will be announced in the November/December issue of Australian Flying. The Wings Awardsprovides the opportunity to showcase your brand to top industry executives and illustrate your dedication and commitment to the industry.
15th February: Criteria published
1st March: Judging panel announced
28th March: Nominations open
1st July 8th July: Nominations close
18th October: Winners announced in Australian Flying Nov/Dec 16
30th October: Awards made in RAeS branches
NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED
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|Andrew Drysdale is the Executive Director of Mentor Aviation Services and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of NSW, where he lectures on aviation management. He is a former president of the Royal Aeronautical Society in Australia, serves on the Council, and is a Fellow of the Society. He was CEO of Fiji’s Air Pacific, and of Australian Regional Hazelton Airlines, and Regional Vice President Asia/Pacific for the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He has served on the Boards of IATA and of the Regional Airlines Association of Australia.|
|Doug Nancarrow is the General Manager of the Australian Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He is also an award-winning aviation journalist who was editor of Aviation Business magazine and Executive Chairman of Safeskies Australia. He also holds a CPL and has been an owner/manager of a flight training organisation. He is most recently the author of Game Changer, a biography of Virgin Australia supremo John Borghetti.|
|Shelley Ross is one of Australia's most well-known advocates of outback aircraft touring, with her Destinations series in Australian Flying and her website www.flyingtheoutback.com.au. She was the editor of Australian Flying for nine years and holds a CPL and has an instrument rating. She has also contributed significantly to the success of the CASA Out-N-Back series of videos and the OnTrack pre-flight planning tool.|
|Steve Hitchen is the current editor of Australian Flying and has been a general aviation journalist for over 15 years. He is a private pilot with tailwheel, multi-engine and formation endorsements, and an RA-Aus Pilot Certificate. He is a member of Lilydale Flying Club in Victoria's Yarra Valley and a Director of Chordline Media and Communications.|
Judging criteria for WINGS Awards 2015
Click to download a PDF of the judging criteria.
How do I nominate?
To make a nomination, click the corresponding award link below. Please note: it will direct you to a third party page.