Scaled Composites’ Elliot Seguin Awarded Spirit of Flight Award

Elliot Seguin and Jenn Whaley run a Formula One class air race team out of Mojave, Calif. (Credit: Elliot Seguin)
Elliot Seguin and Jenn Whaley run a Formula One class air race team out of Mojave, Calif. (Credit: Elliot Seguin)

MOJAVE, Calif. (Scaled Composites PR) — Scaled Composites Engineer Elliot Seguin was awarded the Society of Experimental Pilots’ Spirit of Flight award Friday night at the Homebuilder’s Dinner during the EAA’s Air Venture annual convention.

Elliot is a Homebuilder, Engineer, and Test pilot. Elliot has worked in aerospace for 10 years from restoration of WWII trainers to spaceships, commercial and non-commercial programs, recips to rocket engines, and antique aircraft to record setting aircraft and race planes. He has some 350 hours flight testing 10 different aircraft (from dropping spacecraft to amphibious electrics), this includes PIC on three first flights. Elliot built two airplanes both Reno racers, one of which is his design. Elliot has helped with 24 world record attempts, setting 6 as pilot. At Burt Rutan’s Scaled Composites Elliot is a project engineer, and flight test engineer (200 hrs 6 types).

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