Agrinaut Award

The Agrinaut Award is presented to an agricultural aircraft operator, operating organization or allied member company that has made an outstanding contribution in the field of ag aircraft operations. The achievement cited shall have contributed to the "state-of-the-art" for the benefit of the agricultural aircraft industry as a whole.
 

Sponsor

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.
 

Previous Recipients

2022 George Parker III, Crop Jet Aviation 1994 John Goodwin
2021 None 1993 George P. Wilson
2020 Bruce Hubler, TAE Aerospace 1992 Charles Stone Jr.
2019 None 1991 G.O. "Chris" Christopher
2018 Pete Jones, Air Repair Inc. 1990 Leland Shelton
2017 Star-Flex
(Brett Barber & Terry Gross, posthumously)
1989 Gerald S. Beck
2016 Jeff Reabe, Reabe Aircraft Improvement 1988 Tom Mills
2015 None 1987 Mid-Continent Aircraft
2014 Rod Thomas 1986 Roy W. Wood Sr.
2013 Pratt & Whitney Canada 1985 Leland Snow
2012 Leonard Felix Jr. 1984 Mississippi AAA
2011 None 1983 Milton Robertson
2010 Terry Sharp 1982 George "Red" Willett
2009 Bill Hubler 1981 James L. Maxwell
2008 Joe D. Vaughn 1980 William Hatfield
2007 Scott Schertz 1979 Robert S. Leverton
2006 Jack Frost 1978 W.P. "Bill" Cardiff
2005 Rick Reed 1977 George Mitchell Jr.
2004 Zoren O'Brien 1976 James Vedder
2003 None 1975 Joe Sellers
2002 Pat Kornegay 1974 Clint G. Frye
2001 Thomas R. Summersill 1973 A.T. Morgan
2000 Robert Carroll Potter 1972 Lloyd Nolan
1999 Dennis Gardisser 1971 V. Ray Thornton
1998 Maynard Lund 1970 John Neace
1997 None 1969 Robert Phillips
1996 George & Grant Lane 1968 Bill Marsh
1995 John O’Connell 1967 Richard Reade