Young Persons' Medals and Awards

The Society recognises achievements of young people, both individuals and teams. You do not have to be a member of the Society to nominate or be nominated for an award.

Young Persons Achievement Award

Awarded to a young person or team for exceptional achievement or contribution in aerospace.

Alan Marsh Young Persons Award

Awarded to a young person showing technical promise, where five hours of helicopter or fixed wing flying tuition will enhance their career.

Herbert Le Sueur Young Persons Award

Awarded to a young person whose studies will be enhanced by attending a UK or European Conference with at least some content related to either helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft safety.

NE Rowe Award

Awarded for the best lecture given before any Branch of the Society and written paper by young persons' of a Branch, or by a member of the Young Persons Committee or its sub-sections. Awarded to two age group categories, the under 25 age group and the 25-30 age group.

Written Paper Prize

Awarded to the best written paper produced by a young person and published in the Royal Aeronautical Society's Aeronautical Journal.

Who can I contact?

The Secretary for the Medals and Awards Committee is Jack Suttie. He can be contacted either by email: or by telephone: +44 (0) 20 7670 4304