The Museum of Flight’s Annual Pathfinder Awards honors individuals with ties to the Pacific Northwest who have made significant contributions to the development of the aerospace industry. Categories include Flying, Education, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing and At-Large. Pathfinder Award recipients are selected by The Museum of Flight, the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and representatives of other aviation and aerospace organizations and companies throughout the Northwest.

The 2018 Pathfinder Award recipients are:


Phil Condit

2018 Pathfinder Phil Condit - Photo courtesy of The Boeing Company

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Dennis O'Donaghue

2018 Pathfinder Dennis O'Donaghue - Photo courtesy of The Boeing Company

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The 2018 Pathfinder Award Banquet Dinner will be held on October 6, 2018. For further details about the Pathfinder Awards, please contact Gracie Loesser at 206.764.5709 or email gloesser@museumofflight.org.


To view biographical information for every Pathfinder Award recipient to date, visit the T.A. Wilson Great Gallery at the Museum or browse our database below.

Go to Pathfinder Award Database