"Ten most memorable record flights of 1994"

On March 13th 1995, Diamond Quest was honored by the National Aeronautical Association (NAA) as one of the "Ten Most Memorable Record Flights of 1994." This award was presented at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, by David Hinson, Federal Aviation Administrator. The astronauts who repaired the Hubble Space Telescope and Dick Rutan of the Voyager 'round the world flight received awards at the same ceremony.

Click here to see the Diamond Quest '94 participants and their slots on the formation.

NAA News Release

January 30, 1995

Arlington, VA -- The National Aeronautic Association today announced its annual selection of the "Ten Most Memorable Record Flights," chosen from more than 160 aviation records certified during 1994. The NAA is the National Aero Club of the United States and the U.S. representative of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, the 93-nation organization that oversees all aviation and space records throughout the world.

"The list is a good cross section of the records set throughout the year. There are lots of extraordinary airplane records being set, but equally impressive are the records set in other aviation disciplines," commented Art Greenfield, Secretary of NAA's Contest and Records Board. These are NAA's selection for the year 1994: