Alexandria, VA, July 8, 2009 — The Flight Safety Foundation announced today that it was accepting nominations for the 2009 Cecil A. Brownlow Publication Award. The deadline for submission is August 1, 2009.
The award recognizes significant contributions by journalists to aviation safety awareness. Candidates for the award may be individuals, publications or organizations. Nominations may be for long-term achievement or for outstanding articles, books or works in electronic media published or broadcast between July 1, 2008, and June 30, 2009.
Nominations, including a detailed description (400 words or fewer) of the nominee’s achievements, may be made using the nomination form and sent to Rick Darby, associate editor, Flight Safety Foundation, 601 Madison Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314-1756 USA. Nominations, online or delivered, must be accompanied by representative hard-copy, videocassette, CD or DVD samples of the nominee’s work. Internet links will not be accepted.
An independent board will consider the nominations that meet the award criteria.
The recipient will receive US$1,000; a hand-lettered citation; and transportation to the FSF 62nd annual International Air Safety Seminar (IASS) and joint meeting with the International Federation of Airworthiness and the International Air Transport Association. The award will be presented during the event on Nov. 3, 2009, in Beijing, China.
The Cecil A. Brownlow Publication Award is sponsored by IHS Aviation Information, an IHS Group company.
Flight Safety Foundation is an independent, non-profit, international organization engaged in research, auditing, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to pursue the continuous improvement of global aviation safety and the prevention of accidents. www.flightsafety.org
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