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Recipients of Special Gifts of Recognition WILLIAM E. BOEING President, Boeing Airplane Company and Boeing Air Transport, Inc. "Development of a great transportation system" LIEUT. JAMES H. DOOLITTLE, U.S.A. Daniel Guggenhein Foundation "Scientific flying of high value at great personal risk" MISS AMELIA EARHART Aviation Editor of "Cosmopolitan" "Remarkable work in popularizing aviation" CARL F. EGGE Executive Secretary, National Pilots' Association "Services rendered for advancement of practical pilotage." BRIG. GEN. WILLIAM E. GILLMORE Chief of material Division-Wright Field "Wright Field contributions to aeronautics" CAPT. F. C. HINGSBURG Chief Engineer, Airways Division, Department of Commerce "Aids to aerial navigation-establishment of lighted airways" PROF. ALEXANDER KLEMIN In Charge Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics, New York University "Dissemination of aeronautical knowledge" DR. G. W. LEWIS Director of Aeronautical Research, National Advisory Committee for Aeornautics "Application of research methods-reserach work on engines" HON. WILLIAM P. McCRACKEN, JR. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics "Untiring efforts toward the advance of aeronautical science and education" IGOR I. SIKORSKY Manufacturer of Airplanes "Development of large airplanes-amphibians" RALPH HAZLET UPSON Chief Engineer, Aircraft Development Corporation "Lighter-than-air developments" LIEUT. ALFORD J. WILLIAMS, U.S.N. Navy Department, Bureau of Areonautics "Research work in advancing practical flight" -8- AERONAUTICAL ROLL OF HONOR "They Also Serve" PORTER ADAMS . . . Past President National Aeronautic Association. "Encouragement of Aeronautic Activities." DR. E. F. W. ALEXANDERSON . . . Research Dept. General Electric Company. "Development of Radio Altimeter." DR. J.S. AMES . . . Chairman National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. "Outstanding Executive and Administrative work, particularly as regards aviation reserach." DR. KARL ARNSTEIN . . . Vice President Goodyear Zeppelin Corp., Former Chief Engineer Zeppelin Co. in Germany. Designed about 90 Military & Commercial Airships, including the U.S.S. Los Angeles. "Contributions to Airship Design." G. M. BELLANCA . . . President Bellanca Aircraft Crop. Designer of many airplanes. "Development of the braced wing cabin monoplane." SENATOR HIRAM BINGHAM . . . United States Senator. "Successful promotion of necessary legislation for Aviation in the United States Senate." W.E. BOEING . . . President Boeing Airplane and Boeing Air Transport Inc. "Outstanding work in the construction, development and operation of both military and civil aviation. Development of a great transportation system." WILLIAM BROCK . . . Schlee-Brock Aviation Co. "Flight from Detroit to Tokio via Europe and Asia (with Edward Schlee.) DR. GEORGE K. BURGESS . . . Director U.S. Bureau of Standards. "Personal contributions and contributions of Bureau of Standards Staff." COMMANDER RICHARD BYRD, U.S.N . . . ZR2 Transatlantic flight, Mac Millan Artic Expedition, 1925; North Pole Flight, 1926; Transatlantic Flight, 1927. "Promotion of popular interest and accumulation of scientific data; explorations in Polar Regions; Transatlantic flight. CAPT. THOMAS CARROLL . . . Chief Pilot, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. "Outstanding flight test work and flight proofs of laboratory work." C.C. CHAMBERLIN. "Flight from New York to Germany." -9-
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