The National Agricultural Aviation Hall of Fame
(NAAHOF) Nomination Board has changed its procedure for evaluating candidates
for induction into the NAA Hall of Fame. Under the policy change, the Nominations
Board will consider individuals one year before their induction to allow more
time to deliberate on NAAHOF nominees’ credentials. NAAHOF has updated its
nomination form accordingly and is accepting nominations for people who would
be inducted in 2021. Nominations to be considered for induction into NAAHOF in
2021 are by due Sept. 1, 2020. The 2021 NAAHOF Candidate Nomination Form is
The National Agricultural Aviation Hall of Fame is
located in the National Agricultural Aviation (NAA) Museum in Jackson,
Mississippi. The purpose of the NAA Museum is to educate the general public
about the contributions of the agricultural aviation industry. Induction into
the NAA Hall of Fame is the highest honor that can be paid to agricultural
aviation achievers. The Hall of Fame honors agricultural aviation leaders,
pilots, operators, scientists, engineers, inventors and other individuals who
have helped promote the agricultural aviation industry with their outstanding
National Agricultural Aviation Hall of Fame is not affiliated with NAAA, but
new members are inducted at the Excellence in Ag Aviation Banquet at NAAA’s
convention. Previous inductees
include such industry-shaping individuals as Lt. John A. Macready, Dick Reade,
Fred Ayres and Leland Snow. A complete list of enshrined members into the NAA Hall of Fame is
available on NAAA’s Industry Links webpage.
Eligibility for NAAHOF
- All nominations
must be documented. All information that has to do with the
reasons/accomplishments of the nominee must accompany the written/typed
nomination letter. The utmost attention should be paid to all accomplishments
of the nominee.
- A nominee must
have made a significant contribution to the agricultural aviation industry in
the United States. Accomplishments must be national in scope.
- Any person
currently sitting on this Nominations Board is automatically ineligible for
consideration for enshrinement to the NAAHOF until such time as they are no
longer an active part of the governing process of this institution.
- Any person
nominated for enshrinement must not have anything in their past which will
reflect in a negative manner upon the agricultural aviation industry.
The NAAHOF Nomination Board is chaired by Brian Rau. NAAHOF nominations may be sent directly to the chairman at:
4142 57th Avenue SE
Medina, ND 58467
For more information, please contact Brian Rau at (701)
486-3414 or firstname.lastname@example.org.