There will be four awards, for best mods in the preceding 12 months. The awards will be best design, best build, best test, and the most prestigious best experimenter. Must be present to win, precedence will be given to aircraft present at the fly-in.
The awards will be judged during the Saturday fly-in via interviews by the judges with the experimenters. If the airplane is present the work can be inspected by the judges first hand. Four judges will make the final decision for the four awards, the awards will be presented at the dinner, must be present to win.
Best Design 2014:
This award is for the best technical mod of the year, corresponding to the technical (aerodynamic, mechanical, structural) nature of the mod.
Best Build 2014:
This award is for the best craftsmanship mod of the year, corresponding to the build quality (aesthetics, schedule, build difficulty) of the mod.
Best Test 2014:
This award is for the best test series related to a mod of the year, corresponding to the testing (documentation, scope, difficulty) done associated with a mod.
Experimenter of the year 2014:
This award is for the best overall mod of the year. Best combination of design, build, and test.
In order to be eligible for an award a candidate must be nominated. Anyone can nominate a mod (submit to Mojaveflyin@gmail.com), nomination requirements listed below. Nominations will be posted (minus contact info) on the fly-in website. Multiple nominations for the same mod by different authors are encouraged.
The awards will be judged during the Saturday fly-in. Four judges will make the final decision for the four awards.
The nomination must include:
Title for the mod:
Who did the mod:
Suggested category of mod:
What airplane the mod was done to:
Date the mod was completed:
Author of nomination:
Contact number/email for the experimenter:
Description of the mod (pictures encouraged):Why this mod should be considered: