annually to an organization that has made a substantial
contribution to aviation in Illinois.
organization's activities must be Illinois based and
continuous over a long period of time.
organization's member activities must be above
and beyond that of normal paid employment and exhibit
a high degree of excellence in their accomplishment.
of the Spirit of Flight Award
Election to the Illinois Aviation Hall Of Fame is the highest honor
that can be attained by people whose principal aviation activity and
experience is Illinois based. It is awarded to people of good character
for their excellence over a period of time. All of those selected have
participated in community service, which reflects the character that
earns IAHOF honors.