Dr. Alexander Klemin Award, the Society's highest honor, was presented to Robert L. Lichten, Bell Helicopter Corporation, for the development of the Army XV-3, tilt rotor convertiplane, which has successfully demonstrated full conversion flight. In photo, Robert L. Lichten accepting the Klemin Award from Don Berlin, Awards Chairman at Forum 15th Awards Ceremony, 1959.

VFS' (formerly AHS) 15th Annual Forum & Technology Display held at Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington, D. C. on May 7-9, 1959

Source: Vertiflite (AHS Newsletter) May 1959 (Vol.5, No.5)

Klemin Award to Robert L. Lichten at Forum 15, 1959

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Dr. Alexander Klemin Award, the Society's highest honor, was presented to Robert L. Lichten, Bell Helicopter Corporation, for the development of the Army XV-3, tilt rotor convertiplane, which has successfully demonstrated full conversion flight. In photo, Robert L. Lichten accepting the Klemin Award from Don Berlin, Awards Chairman at Forum 15th Awards Ceremony, 1959.

VFS' (formerly AHS) 15th Annual Forum & Technology Display held at Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington, D. C. on May 7-9, 1959

Source: Vertiflite (AHS Newsletter) May 1959 (Vol.5, No.5)

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