Awards

 

BWPA Awards

 

BRABAZON CUP This cup was presented to the BWPA by Lord Brabazon of Tara in 1959. It is awarded for one particular outstanding or noteworthy performance in aviation

 

JACKIE MOGGRIDGE CUP This trophy is awarded to a British Woman Pilot for achieving excellent qualifications in her chosen career

 

FAITH BENNETT NAVIGATION CUP This trophy is awarded to a British Woman Pilot for a navigation exercise undertaken during the current year of special merit or that stretches the experience of the pilot to the limits, reaching goals beyond the pilot’s expectations. Can be given to regions for group flights/achievements

 

BWPA SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD To be awarded in recognition of active support of women in aviation

 

MURIEL SELLS TROPHY This award is made to a BWPA member who has supported the Association either by regularly attending events or by working in the background to further the association’s aims

 

O P JONES GLIDING TROPHY Is awarded to a British Woman Pilot for an achievement or special contribution to gliding, hang gliding or paragliding

 

CHAIRWOMAN’S CHALLENGE TROPHY Is awarded to the competition entry judged to be the most interesting or unusual navigation flight with the theme for 2016 of ‘Inspiring Women’. The competition is judged on the basis of flight logs, photographs, accuracy of times and other supporting material submitted by entrants. The judges also take into account the experience of the pilots. (No citation written in the book)

 

NAOMI CHRISTY CUP This trophy is awarded for a flying or flying related personal achievement, beyond the recipient’s wildest dreams. This award is not aimed at the ‘record breaker’ or ‘high achievers’, but is awarded for an achievement ‘special’ to the individual

 

JACK BRACKENBURY PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION This trophy was first awarded in 2004 in memory of Jack and to encourage members to record our events as he used to. Entries may include photos sent in for the newsletter and website as well as the archives and the competition itself. (No citation written in the book)

 

JEAN LENNOX BIRD PENDANT This award is made to a British woman pilot who has served aviation over a period of time in any aspect, consistently achieving goals, showing diligence to duties and encouragement to others

 

HILDA HEWLETT TROPHY Presented to a British woman pilot between the ages of 16 and 25, who has shown initiative and commitment in gaining her PPL (with a view to following a career in aviation) and who, through her actions and her example, is an inspiration to her peer group