The Honourable Company of Air Pilots incorporating Air Navigators

The Sir Alan Cobham Memorial Award

(formerly the Award of Merit)
Awarded for meritorious service to the Company.


2021:  Not Awarded




Previous Winners:

As the Award of Merit:

1959/60   E B Trubshaw Esq

1960/61   Wing Commander C E F Arthur AFC

1961/62   C L Pashley Esq MBE AFC

     Group Captain H A Purvis DFC AFC

1964/65   C A Nepean Bishop Esq

1965/66   Miss Sheila Scott

1966/67   C C H Dash Esq

1968 - 1970  Not Awarded

1970/71   Mrs V Dowling

1971/72   E Day Esq

1973   Not Awarded

1973/74   Lieutenant Colonel R Smith ERD
          Sir Frederick Tymms KCIE MC

1974/75   L A Wingfield Esq MC DFC
          Captain J E Futcher

1975/76   Captain R E Gillman DFC

1976/77   A P W Cane Esq

1977/78   J L B Cowan Esq

1979 - 1980  Not Awarded

1980/81   Captain Brian Powell

1981/82   Captain Jack Nicholl

1982/83   Robert Pooley Esq

1984   Not Awarded

1984/85   W T F Rossiter Esq

1986   Not Awarded

1986/87   Captain Charles A Owens LVO

1987/88   Captain John D Mackellar

1988/89   Cyril (Ray) Jeffs Esq OBE

1989/90   Captain Neville Grady

1991   Not Awarded

1991/92   Captain Maurice R Aries

1993 - 1994 Not Awarded

1994/95   Raymond Baxter Esq

1995/96   The late Ronald D Campbell Esq MBE

1996/97   Dr Michael Bagshaw

1997/98   Past Master Fred S Stringer

1998/99   Hugh O Field Esq

1999/2000   Captain Ray Heiniger

2000/01   Captain Clive E Elton

2001/02   Captain Jack G L Smith 

2002/03   Captain C L Hodgkinson

2003/04   Captain John B Robinson

2004/05   Captain John Mason

2005/06   Michael J A Glover

2006/07  Captain David Martin

2007/08   John W Kessey

2008/09  Captain Richard (Dick) Felix

2009/10  Captain Ian Frow

2011  Not Awarded

2011/12  John Stuart Burley Esq OBE FRAeS

2013 Not Awarded

2013/14 Ronald Price

2015 Not Awarded


As the Sir Alan Cobham Memorial Award:

2016  Not Awarded

2017 David C Curgenven

      Peter Adrian Bird

2018  Donna Farquhar

      Captain Barry Mitchell

2019  Ruth M Cundy

2020  Will Wright and Becky Kwo

2021  Not Awarded