- An Indian-born aeronautics engineer from Australia has been honoured with the ‘World’s Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Leadership Award’ by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International.
- AHS is the world’s premier professional institution dedicated to vertical flight technology and advancement. It selected Lt Col Dr Arvind Sinha (retd) for his distinguished career in vertical flight technology.
- Sinha, who received the award recently in the US, was also bestowed the title of AHS Honorary Fellow in May 2016.
- The title is granted to Society members who have shown “exceptional leadership, or made innovative or other meritorious contributions, that have significantly advanced AHS International and the vertical flight community.”
- Sinha is recipient of several awards, spanning military operations, design projects and academia. The AHS honour is considered a benchmark for leadership excellence in vertical flight technology.
- He is currently the Director of Engineering, Helicopter Systems Division, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), at the Department of Defence, Australia.
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
Which Indian-born aeronautics engineer from Australia has been honoured with the ‘World’s Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Leadership Award’ by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International?
- Lt Col Dr Arvind Sinha (retd).