Agrinaut Award

The Agrinaut Award is presented to an agricultural aircraft operator or operating organization that has made an outstanding contribution in the field of ag aircraft operations. The recipient for the award must have been actively engaged in commercial agricultural application with an agricultural aircraft and the achievement cited shall have contributed to the "state-of-the-art" for the benefit of the agricultural aircraft industry as a whole.

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Originated in 1967 by Agrinautics of Las Vegas, Nev., and by NAAA under procedures established for noting new operating techniques, new and novel equipment, new successful crop applications or other contributions.

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Previous Recipients

2013
Pratt & Whitney Canada 1989 Gerald S. Beck
2012
Leonard Felix Jr.
1988
Tom Mills
2011
None
1987
Mid-Continent Aircraft
2010
Terry Sharp
1986
Roy W. Wood, Sr.
2009
 Bill Hubler
1985
Leland Snow
2008
 Joe D. Vaughn
1984
Mississippi AAA
2007
Scott Schertz
1983
Milton Robertson
2006
Jack Frost
1982
George "Red" Willett
2005
 Rick Reed
1981
James L. Maxwell
2004
Zoren O’Brien
1980
William Hatfield
2003
None
1979
Robert S. Leverton
2002
 Pat Kornegay
1978
W. P. "Bill" Cardiff
2001
 Thomas R. Summersill
1977
George Mitchell, Jr.
2000
 Robert Carroll Potter
1976
James Vedder
1999
 Dennis Gardisser
1975
Joe Sellers
1998
Maynard Lund
1974
Clint G. Frye
1997
 None
1973
A. T. Morgan
1996
  George & Grant Lane
1972
Lloyd Nolan
1995
John O’Connell
1971
V. Ray Thornton
1994
John Goodwin
1970
John Neace
1993
George P. Wilson
1969
Robert Phillips
1992
Charles Stone Jr.
1968
Bill Marsh
1991
G. O. “Chris” Christopher
1967
Richard Reade
1990
Leland Shelton