Delta Air Lines “Puffer” Award

The Delta Air Lines “Puffer” Award is presented to the individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the design of agricultural aircraft and/or related equipment.

Sponsor

Originated in 1972 and sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

Previous Recipients

2013
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2012
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2011
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2010
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2009
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2008
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2007
Gerald Beck Tri-State Aviation Inc.
2005
Lindley Johnson Johnson Airspray
2004
Josef Oleksiak PZL-Mielec
2003
Allen Tinnes Air Care, Inc.
2002
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2001
William Hatfield Hatfield Spraying Service, Inc.
2000
Conrad Barlow Transland, Inc.
1999
G. O. "Chris" Christopher CP Products Company
1998
Dan Conti Simplex Manufacturing Co.
1997
Eldon Sorensen Sorensen Sprayers, Inc.
1996
Hal Weatherly Weatherly Aviation
1995
Ron Gustin Gustin Aviation
1994
Mark Lemmon Onboard Systems
1993
Dennis R. Gardisser University of Arkansas
1992
John Weatherly Weatherly Aviation
1991
Mike Liebhart Simplex Manufacturing Co.
1990
David Johnston Johnston Aircraft Service, Inc.
1989
George Lane Lane Aviation
1988
Al Troglin San Joaquin Air
1987
Wesley W. "Bud" Wall Bud's Flying Service
1986
Charles Christmas Christmas Flying Service
1985
Leslie Schweizer Ag Cat
1984
Dan Edwards Edwards Compro
1983
John "Tex" Waldrum John E. Waldrum, Inc.
1982
Bert Morgan Aero Mod General, Inc.
  Eugene Shanks Farm & Ranch Aerial Service
1981
Dennis Kuhlman Kansas State University
  Lawrence O. Roth Oklahoma State University
  Richard Whitney Oklahoma State University
1980
J. Fred Frakes Frakes Aviation
1979
Floyd Stillwell Marsh Aviation
1978
Conrad R. Barlow Transland Aircraft
1977
Floyd Perry Serv-Aero Engineering
1976
Fred Ayres Ayres Corporation
1975
Phil Pickell Agrinautics, Inc.
1974
Arthur Koch & Joe Lippert Grumman Aircraft
1973
Leland Snow Air Tractor, Inc.
  Fred E. Weick Piper Aircraft Corporation