Nominations are now open!

  • The Pip Rudkin Individual Achievement Award was named in honor of Pip Rudkin who passed away in 2015.  Pip was a key member of Aerial Evolution Canada and its predecessor associations for many years. His contributions to the association were many.  Above all, Pip was a visionary whose legacy remains with a vibrant and growing association.  He will always be remembered as a leader, colleague, mentor, and friend to so many. The Pip Rudkin Individual Achievement Award recognizes the spirit of Pip’s contributions to Aerial Evolution Canada in the recipient. Past winners of this award include:


  •  The Aerial Evolution Canada Organizational Award is bestowed by the Association to a group or organization recognizing their contribution to the remarkable growth and prominence of the aerial, remotely-piloted and unmanned vehicle systems sector during the past year. The association has recognized many luminaries in our industry over the years and some of these winners include:

Members can make nominations for both awards.


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