The Museum of Flight’s Annual Pathfinder Awards honors individuals with ties to the Pacific Northwest who have made significant contributions to the development of the aerospace industry. Categories include Flying, Education, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing and At-Large. Pathfinder Award recipients are selected by The Museum of Flight, the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and representatives of other aviation and aerospace organizations and companies throughout the Northwest.


We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Pathfinder Awards.
If you would like to submit a nomination, please download and complete the nomination form below and submit to Gracie Loesser at gloesser@museumofflight.org along with accompanying documents by February 24, 2020.

Download Nomination Form


The 2020 Pathfinder Awards banquet date will be announced soon.
For further details about the Pathfinder Awards, please contact Gracie Loesser at 206.764.5709 or email gloesser@museumofflight.org.


To view biographical information for every Pathfinder Award recipient to date, visit the T.A. Wilson Great Gallery at the Museum or browse our database below.

Go to Pathfinder Award Database