Companions of Honour

A Companion of Honour of the FAI may be appointed for life by the General Conference or by the President of FAI subject to ratification by the General Conference.

Procedures for appointment of Companions of Honour and privileges accorded to them are set forth in the ByLaws.

List of FAI Companions of Honour

As of December 2020

Name - Place and date of their election

Mr. Tengku ABDILLAH (MALAYSIA) - Lausanne 2019
Prince Sultan bin Salman AL SAUD (SAUDI ARABIA) - Luxor 2018
Mr. John ALDRIDGE (UNITED KINGDOM) - Antalya 2012
Mr. Willi ARPAGAUS (SWITZERLAND) - Belgrade 2011
Mr. Max BISHOP (UNITED KINGDOM) - Rotterdam 2015
H.R.H. Princesse Isabelle de BOURBON de PARME (FRANCE) - Auckland 1980
Mr. Chunk Kun CHO (KOREA) - Tokyo 1981
Mr. Robert CLIPSHAM (CANADA) - Rotterdam 2015
Mr. Alvaro DE ORLEANS BORBON (SPAIN) - Online GC 2020
Mr. Atul DEV (INDIA) - Budapest 1990
Group Captain Veerayuth DIDYASARIN (THAILAND) - Luxor 2018
Mr Bengt-Erik FONSELL (SWEDEN) - Pattaya 2014
Ms Suzie GEBB (FRANCE) - Online GC 2020
Mr Alfred P. HERBERT (SWITZERLAND) - Berlin 1991
Mr Mike HEUER (USA) - Kuala Lumpur 2013
Mrs HUA Shaolin (CHINA) - Dubrovnik 2002
Mr Osmo JALOVAARA (FINLAND) - Lausanne 2017
Mr Tor JOHANNESSEN (NORWAY) - Madrid 2004
Mr Michiel KASTELEIJN (NETHERLANDS) - Pattaya 2014
Mrs. Kyung O KIM (Lee) (KOREA) - Tokyo 1981
Mr. Suk Won KIM (KOREA) - Tokyo 1981
Dr. Jürgen KNÜPPEL (GERMANY) - Bali 2016
Mr. Wim KROES (NETHERLANDS) - Linköping 2000
Dr. John LANGFORD (USA) - Lausanne 2019
Mr. Byung Mo LEE (KOREA) - Athens 1992
Mrs LI Zhengmei (CHINA) - Luxor 2018
Mr. George Alfred ("Peter") LLOYD (AUSTRALIA) - Auckland 1980
Mr. Pete MADISON (U.S.A.) - Los Angeles 1983
Mrs. Merridee L. MATSON (U.S.A.) - Stockholm 1987
Dr. Wayne R. MATSON (U.S.A.) - New Delhi 1985
Mr. George MICHAELIDES (GREECE) - Budapest 1980
Mr. Kin-tsu PEI (CHINESE TAIPEI) - Tel Aviv 1993
Mr. Max POLYAKOV (UKRAINE) - Lausanne 2017
General Ali RAFAT (U.S.A.) - Los Angeles 1983
Mr. Kyu Sung RIM (KOREA) - Tokyo 1981
Mr. John Hamish ROAKE (NEW ZEALAND) - Antalya 1994
Capt. Satish K. SHARMA (INDIA) - Budapest 1990
Mr Bernald SMITH (USA) - Rhodes 2007
Mr. Jacques W. SOUKUP - Toulouse 1998
Mr. Kirk S. THOMAS (USA) - Toulouse 1998
Mr Tormod VEIBY (NORWAY) - Paris 2005
Mr Graeme WINDSOR (AUSTRALIA) - Bali 2016
Dr. Il Kyun YOON (KOREA) - Tokyo 1981

Deceased:

Mrs. Odette BALESI-ROUSSEAU (FRANCE) - Brussels 1982
Mr. Guido BARACCA (ITALY) - Madrid 1986
Mr. Jean BLERIOT (FRANCE) - Auckland 1980
Mr. Hwasub CHANG (KOREA) - Tokyo 1981
Mr. Manuel FIGUEIRAS y LOPEZ de OCAÑA (SPAIN) - Madrid 1986
Mr. Rajiv GANDHI (INDIA) - New Delhi 1985
Mr. Roberto GIAVI (ITALY) - Madrid 1986
Mr Claude V. GILLARD (AUSTRALIA) - Krakow 2003
Major-General Dr. James GILLILAND (SOUTH AFRICA) - Berlin 1991
Mr. Earl HANSEN (U.S.A.) - Brussels 1982
Major General Jack HENEBRY (U.S.A.) - Tokyo 1981
Mr Hideo HIRASAWA (JAPAN) - Santiago 2006
Dr. Ryohei ITOW (JAPAN) - Auckland 1980
Dr. Wieslaw JASZCZYNSKI (POLAND) - Dubrovnik 2002
Mr Ray JOHNSON (USA) - Rhodes 2007
Mr. Jim Young KIM (KOREA) - Budapest 1990
Mr Jiri KOBRLE (CZECH REPUBLIC) - Santiago 2006
Mr. Werner KOELLIKER (SWITZERLAND) - Berlin 1991
Dr. Assad KOTAITE (LEBANON) - Budapest 19990
Mr. Henry KREMER (U.K.) - Budapest 1990
Mr. Bertrand LARCHER (FRANCE) - Auckland 1980
H.H. Prince Antoine de LIGNE (BELGIUM) - Auckland 1980
Mr. Jean LIGNEL (FRANCE) - Tokyo 1981
Comtesse Léon LIPPENS (BELGIUM) - Auckland 1980
Mr. Frederick O. MARSH (U.K.) - Toulouse 1998
Mr Henk MEERTENS (AUSTRALIA) - Belgrade 2011
Mr. S.J. René de MONCHY (THE NETHERLANDS) - Limassol 1999
Mr. Michael C. MURPHY (U.S.A.) - Prague 1984
Mr. William H. OTTLEY (U.S.A.) - Linköping 2000
Mr. Bhupendra M. PATEL (INDIA) - Budapest 1990
Mr Antti POTILA (FINLAND) - Antalya 1994
Baron Edmond de ROTHSCHILD (FRANCE) - Tokyo 1981
Mr. Denis Terry ROWAN (IRELAND) - Stockholm 1987
H.E. Air Marshal Sir James ROWLAND (AUSTRALIA) - Sydney 1988
Dr. Peter SAUNDBY (UNITED KINGDOM) - Antalya 2012
Prof. Dr. Attila TACOY (TURKEY) - Linköping 2000
Mr. Chuck TIBBETTS (U.S.A.) - Los Angeles 1983
Colonel Thierry TOURNAY (BELGIUM) - Tel Aviv 1993