The Honourable Company of Air Pilots incorporating Air Navigators

The Grand Master's Award

Awarded for an act of valour or gallantry, at the discretion of the Grand Master.

(amended Terms of Reference 2019)

 

2019:  Not Awarded

 


Previous Winners of The Award for Gallantry

2008  Basra City IRT Crew - 28 (AC) Squadron RAF

2009  Not Awarded

2010  Not Awarded

2011  Captain Michael Nerandzic (postumously)

2012  CREW OF ‘RESCUE 195’, 103 SAR SQN RCAF and the SAR TECHNICIANS FROM ‘RESCUE 323’, 424 SQN RCAF

2013  Not Awarded

2014  Sqn Ldr Steven Deyes, Flt Lt Andrew Smith, Flt Sgt Daniel Baxter, Sgt Jonathan Frank of 27 Squadron Royal Air Force

2015  Sergeant Daniel Allanson QGM

Previous Winners of the Grand Master's Commendation

1982/83 Captain Drennen - Army Air Corps

1984-1986 Not Awarded

1986/87 Len R Carolan Esq - Sec. Australian Region

1988-1989 Not Awarded

1989/90 Darrol Stinton Esq

1991 Not Awarded

1991/92 28 (AC) Squadron RAF

             Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force

1992/93 Professor Helen Muir

1993/94 The Crew of S61-A Helicopter (Royal Malaysian)

1995 Not Awarded

1995/96 The Red Arrows Winter Tour 1995/96

1996/97 Frank Wootton Esq

1997/98 Major N O'Brien

1998/99 Willam G Scull

1999/2000 Sqn Ldr Frederick Da Costa RAF

             Sqn Ldr Paul Day RAF

2000/01 7 Sqn RAF - Chinook Operations in Sierra Leone

2001/02 Squadron Leader Richard Phillips

2002/03 Peter Charles Tait

2003/04 Flight Lieutenant Jonathan Paul Michael Adamson RAF

2004/05 Sqn Ldr John Hector Francis McNeill-Matthews RAF

2005/06 202 Squadron Royal Air Force

2006/07 Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron Royal Air Force

2007/08 Royal Air Force Odiham Chinook Force

2008/09 The Crew of "Blackcat 22"

2009/10 Flight Lieutenant Ian Fortune DFC

2010/11 Captain Mathew Noble-Clarke AAC

             51 Squadron RAF

2011/12 Roger Bailey MRAeS MSETP

2013 Not Awarded

2013/14 Flight Lieutenant Timothy Eddy RAF

2014/15  1 Regiment Army Air Corps

2016  Commando Helicopter Force

         Flight Lieutenant Michael Jones RAF

2017  Commander Bertie W Vigrass OBE VRD RNR

2018  Lieutenant Amy Gilmore RN and Chief Petty Officer Ian Toms - 216 Flight 815 Naval Air Squadron

2019 Not Awarded