2.9.3 Society of Flight Test Engineers Fellow
The highest grade achievable in the Society is a Society of Flight Test Engineers
Fellow. A Fellow has been a Senior Member in good standing for at least two years
and has attained a position of notable distinction in the field of flight-testing. Fellows
are elected by their peers (those Fellows in good standing) and are awarded
automatic lifetime membership in the Society along with the distinction and
responsibility associated with this honour.
|1994 ||Richard Abrams ||(Deceased)
|1994 ||Charles E. Adolph ||Albuquerque, New Mexico
|1994 ||Roger C. Crane ||Lancaster, California
|1994 ||Jack Strier ||(Deceased)
|1994 ||Eugene J. Zehr ||Manchester, Missouri
|1995 ||Donald D. Archer ||Clinton, Washington
|1996 ||Clauton E. Houston ||Marietta, Georgia
|1997 ||Charles V. Van Norman ||Wellington, Nevada
|1998 ||John W. Beckett ||Irving, Texas
|1999 ||Allan T. Webb ||Lancaster, California
|2000 ||Dave J. Houle ||Laguna Beach, California
|2001 ||James V. Upton ||Canyon Country, California
|2002 ||Randall C. Smith ||Bell Helicopter - Textron
2.9.4 Student Scholarship
Recognition for outstanding scholastic achievement consists of an annual
scholarship(s) given to a deserving student(s) in the name of the Society.
Applicant shall be the son or daughter of a Society member in good standing or a
student member in good standing, have completed his or her college freshman year,
be majoring in engineering, computer sciences, mathematics, physics or other
The Society Board of Directors will determine the winner of the scholarship.
Son(s) or daughter(s) of the current Society Board of Directors will not be eligible to
Scholastics, as opposed to need, shall be a primary consideration for the award.
Scholarships are awarded for a period of one year, with previous winners and
applicants eligible to reapply.
The scholarship winner(s), if any, will be announced at the Annual Business Meeting
The scholarship program is a strong and important part of our society's tradition. Our
generous members managed to donate a large amount of money bringing the total
contribution since 1984 to more than $ 50,000.
(Note: Several European Chapter members have benefited from these scholarships.)