The Roméo Vachon Award
The Roméo Vachon Award was introduced in 1969 by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute in memory of one of Canada’s outstanding bush pilots.
It is presented for outstanding display of initiative, ingenuity and practical skills in the solution of a particular challenging problem or series of challenging problems in aeronautics and space activities in Canada. The achievement for which the award is given shall be of technological nature, particularly practical skills, not necessarily in the scientific or engineering fields. The recipient shall have been a Canadian citizen at the time the contribution was made.