De la Vaulx Medal
The De la Vaulx Medal is an aviation award presented by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), the international aviation standard setting and record-keeping body. The award was established in 1933 in memory of the Comte de La Vaulx, who was a founder and president of the FAI.
The De la Vaulx Medal is awarded to holders of recognized absolute world aviation records set during the year before.
The following is an incomplete list of recipients of the De la Vaulx Medal:
- 1933 - Francesco Agello, Regia Aeronautica Italiana
- 1934 - Francesco Agello, Regia Aeronautica Italiana
- 1938 - Ronald Gustave Kellet, Royal Air Force Pilot
- 1951 - Fred Ascani, 100-kilometer closed course speed record of 635 mph in an F-86E
- 1986 - Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, around-the-world flight of the Rutan Voyager
- Ascani De la Vaulx Medal, FAI web site. Retrieved July 14, 2008.
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