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James S. McDonnell Award

The James S. McDonnell award was created to honor Flight Test Teams. The new Award has been named the 'James S. McDonnell Award For Outstanding Team Achievement In The Field Of Flight Test Engineering' and will be awarded each year. Nominations can be submitted through the online Nomination Form.


YEAR
TEAM NAME

TEAM CORPORATE AFFILIATIONS
2006
X-43A Flight Test Team

NASA Dryden

NASA Langley
Orbital Sciences
2007
EA-18G 'Growler' Flight Test Team
NAWC-WD China Lake
Northrop Grumman - Baltimore & Bethpage
VX-9, VX-31 Advanced Weapons Lab
VX-23 NAS Patuxent River
VX-30 NAS Point Mugu
The Boeing Company - St. Louis
2008
E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Test Team
Northrop Grumman
United States Navy 
2009

T-45 HSRIP Flight Test Team

The Boeing Company
United States Navy
2010
X-51A Scramjet Engine Test Team
Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC)
NAWC Point Mugu NAS
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
The Boeing Company
2011
NAVY UCAS Integrated Test Team
NAVAIR
Northrop Grumman Corporation
United States Air Force
2012
Phanton Eye Test Team
Air Force Test Center (AFTC)
MAHLE Powertrain
NASA
The Boeing Company 
2013
X-51A Scramjet Engine Demonstration Test Team
Air Force Test Center (AFTC)
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC)
NAWC Point Mugu NAS
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
The Boeing Company
2014
TAI Flight Test Team
Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI)
2015
F/A-18E/F Magic Carpet Test Team
2016
F/A-18 Block H12 Point Mugu Detachment Flight Test Engineering Team
ATAC Corporation (Hawker Hunter)
F/A-18 and EA-18G Advanced Weapon Laboratory (AWL)
NAWCWD China Lake
NAWCWD Point Mugu
NAWC Aircraft Division (AD)
The Boeing Company
VFA-15 Virginia Beach (VA – F/A-18C/D)
VX-9 China Lake (CA – EA-18G, F/A-18C/D, and F/A-18E/F)
VX-20 Patuxent River (MD – E-2D)
VX-23 Patuxent River (MD- F/A-18E/F)
VX-31 China Lake (CA- EA-18G, F/A-18C/D, and F/A-18E/F)
82nd Aerial Targets Detachment 1 at Holloman AFB, (NM – F-4)
2017
F-35C Integrated Test Force DT-III Team
CNAF 
NAVAIR
NAWCAD
United States Navy - USS George Washington CVN73
VFA-101