Penton's Aviation Week Network Wins Five Aerospace Media Awards
Jun 22, 2015, 09:00 ET
NEW YORK, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, received five honors at the Aerospace Media Awards on the eve of the Paris Air Show.
The Aerospace Media Dinner was held at the Aero Club in Paris, and the awards included the Lifetime Achievement Award for Aviation Week & Space Technology's former editor-in-chief, David North.
Aviation Week Network's recognized work includes:
Best Business Aviation: Business & Commercial Aviation's Fred George for his in-depth analysis on the Learjet 85 after Bombardier announced a pause in the program earlier this year.
Best Military: Aviation Week & Space Technology's Amy Butler, Guy Norris, Bill Sweetman for their reporting on the F135 engine fire that forced the grounding of the F-35.
Flight Safety Foundation Cecil A. Brownlow Publication Award: Aviation Week & Space Technology's John Croft and Sean Broderick for their detailed report on new approaches to aviation safety.
Lifetime Achievement: Aviation Week & Space Technology's former editor-in-chief, David North. During his tenure he led the magazine's coverage of the dramatic post-Cold War consolidation of the aerospace industry, the rise of Airbus, the debut of regional jets, Boeing's acquisition of McDonnell Douglas, a tragic space shuttle accident and the second Gulf War. His 28-year career spanned wars, space shuttle accidents and the rises, falls and consolidation of giant aerospace companies. North reported on flying the B-2 bomber, the U-2, Soviet MiG-29 and Su-27 fighters and many other notable aircraft. He retired in 2004, and occasionally still writes for AW&ST.
Best In-Depth Feature (Runner Up): Air Transport World's Robert Moorman for his article on North American airline unions.
"The excellent journalism produced by this team makes us all very proud," said Greg Hamilton, President of the Aviation Week Network. "We have a long history of award-winning coverage of this industry."
For more information, visit http://aviationweek.com/.
ABOUT PENTON'S AVIATION WEEK NETWORK
Penton's Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book, Airportdata.com, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World, AviationWeek.com, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.
Penton drives performance for more than eighteen million professionals each and every day. They rely on us to deliver: Insights, information, data & workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking & community to engage them with industry peers & partners; marketing services to advance their business performance & deliver ROI.
Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.
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