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NAHF Class of 2020 Announced

December 19, 2019

NAHF Class of 2020 Announced

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Class of 2020, who will be inducted at the 58th Enshrinement Dinner & Ceremony on September 26, 2020, in Dayton, OH, is a diverse group representing a broad range of enduring contributions to both the advancement of flight and manned exploration of space.

The NAHF Class of 2020 includes:
   (The late) Second Lieutenant Eugene J. Bullard, USAFWWI Pilot; First African American combat pilot; Denied in the U.S., flew for France; and is one of the highest decorated pilots including the Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur.
   (The late) Dr. Maxime “Max” A. Faget, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineer; developed rockets, missiles and aircra; and designed the Mercury Spacecra and was part of the design team for Gemini, Apollo and the Space Shuttle.
   Ms. Joan Sullivan Garrett, Medical Professional; Visionary; Founder of MedAire; established the first aviation global medical emergency response; and directs real-time safety services to thousands annually throughout aviation.
   (The late) Captain Richard “Dick” F. Gordon, USN, Naval Aviator; Test Pilot; Bendix Trophy Winner; Gemini 11 Pilot; Command Module Pilot Apollo 12; Back-up Commander Apollo 12; and part of design team for the Space Shuttle.
   Colonel/Dr. Paul G. Kaminski, USAF (Ret), Ph.D., Aeronautical Engineer; led many technical aerospace programs including guided munitions; Lead Developer of Stealth Technology; and Directed F-117 and B-2 Programs.
   Additional information available at nationalaviation.org.