LONDON, July 13, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Editorial team members from AVIATION WEEK were honored with seven prizes tonight at the World Leadership Forum´s 2008 Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards Dinner & Presentation Ceremony, held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. The prizes are known as the world´s most important awards for aviation writers and broadcasters.
AVIATION WEEK journalists were honored with the following awards:
-- The Rockwell Collins Award for the Best Avionics Submission and the Gulfstream Award for the Aerospace Journalist of the Year to David Hughes for "Have Radar, Will Travel," Aviation Week & Space Technology
-- The Award for Best Breaking News Submission to Adrian Schofield for "Unlocking China´s Skies," Aviation Week & Space Technology
-- The Award for Best Business Aircraft Submission to David Huntzinger for "On Duty Indefinitely," Business & Commercial Aviation-- The Singapore Technologies Engineering Award for the Best Maintenance Submission to
Jerome Chandler for "Inspections Now and in the Future," Overhaul & Maintenance
-- The Award for Best Propulsion Submission to David Esler for "Alternative Fuels for Jet Engines," Business & Commercial Aviation
-- The Award for Best Safety Submission to John Wiley for "Lightning: Ungrounded Fears, and Real Menace," Business & Commercial Aviation