Excellence & Innovation


Skyward and its professionals are members of a number of organizations dedicated to enhancing technology and promoting our nation’s defense.

Organizations include:

  • Air Force Association (AFA)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
  • Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA)
  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)



Skyward personnel are recognized experts in their fields, having received numerous awards and recognition for their contributions to the technical community.

Honors include:

  • AIAA Survivability Award
  • National Aeronautic Association List of Most Memorable Aviation Records
  • NDIA Gold Metal
  • Professional Services Contractor of the Quarter and Year – Air Force Customer
  • Aircraft Survivability Journal Excellence in Survivability Recognition
  • Contract Employee of the Year – Air Force Customer
  • AIAA Outstanding Service Award
  • NDIA Combat Survivability Leadership Award
  • Kuhring International Flight Safety Award
  • NDIA Combat Survivability Leadership Award

Skyward also recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business (10KSB) Program, part of the first cohort in the Dayton, Ohio area.

Goldman Sachs