Royal Aeronautical Society : Awards

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    THE Royal Aeronautical Society has announced the award of the following medals and prizes : British Gold Medal, for practical achievement in aeronautics, to Mr. S. Camm, director and chief designer, Hawker Aircraft, Ltd., for his outstanding work in the design and development of fighter aircraft ; British Silver Medal, for practical achievement in aeronautics, to Lieut.-Commander E. M. Brown, for his outstanding achievements in advancing the technique of deck landing ; Royal Aeronautical Society's Bronze Medal to Capt. R. N. Liptrot, for his work on helicopters ; Wakefield Gold Medal to Mr. E. S. Calvert, for his work in the development of airport lighting ; George Taylor (of Australia) Gold Medal to Mr. G. R. Edwards, chief designer, Vickers Armstrongs, Ltd., Weybridge Works, for his paper on "Problems in the Development of a New Aeroplane" ; Edward Busk Memorial Prize to Mr. W. Stewart, for his paper on the "Flight Testing of Helicopters" ; Herbert Ackroyd Stuart Memorial Prize to Mr. W. H. Lindsey, for his paper on "Development of the Armstrong Siddeley Mamba Engine" ; Usborne Prize to Mr. D. R. Maguire, for his paper on "Enemy Jet History" ; R. P. Alston Memorial Prize to Mr. B. A. G. Mcgowan, for his work in the flight testing of gliders ; Baden-Powell Memorial Prize to Mr. R. J. Starling, for being the best entrant in the associate fellowship examination.

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    Royal Aeronautical Society : Awards. Nature 163, 718 (1949) doi:10.1038/163718c0

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