The prestigious award is issued to pilots by the Federal Aviation Administration and celebrates individuals who have exhibited professionalism, skill and aviation expertise for at least 50 years while piloting aircraft as "master pilots," a news release said, adding the recognition represents more than 50 years of active flying with no accidents or violations.
Edwards will be presented the award in cooperation with Lakeway Airpark's annual membership meeting June 8 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lakeway Activity Center. Ryan Newman, an FAA team program manager from San Antonio, will be presenting the award.
The Lakeway Activity Center is located at 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway. 512-261-1010. www.lakeway-tx.gov
The Lakeway Airpark is located at 115 Flying Scot St., Lakeway. 512-261-4385. www.3r9.org