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


Mr. Tengku ABDILLAH (MALAYSIA)
Prince Sultan bin Salman AL SAUD (SAUDI ARABIA)
Mr. John ALDRIDGE (UNITED KINGDOM)
Mr. Willi ARPAGAUS (SWITZERLAND)
Mr. Max BISHOP (UNITED KINGDOM)
H.R.H. Princesse Isabelle de BOURBON de PARME (FRANCE)
Mr. Chunk Kun CHO (KOREA)
Mr. Robert CLIPSHAM (CANADA)
Mr. Alvaro DE ORLEANS BORBON (SPAIN)
Mr. Atul DEV (INDIA)
Group Captain Veerayuth DIDYASARIN (THAILAND)
Mr Bengt-Erik FONSELL (SWEDEN)
Ms Suzie GEBB (FRANCE)
Mr Alfred P. HERBERT (SWITZERLAND)
Mr Mike HEUER (USA)
Mrs HUA Shaolin (CHINA)
Mr Osmo JALOVAARA (FINLAND)
Mr Tor JOHANNESSEN (NORWAY)
Mr Michiel KASTELEIJN (NETHERLANDS)
Mrs. Kyung O KIM (Lee) (KOREA)
Mr. Suk Won KIM (KOREA)
Dr. Jürgen KNÜPPEL (GERMANY)
Mr. Wim KROES (NETHERLANDS)
Dr. John LANGFORD (USA)
Mr. Byung Mo LEE (KOREA)
Mrs LI Zhengmei (CHINA)
Mr. George Alfred ("Peter") LLOYD (AUSTRALIA)
Mr. Pete MADISON (U.S.A.)
Mrs. Merridee L. MATSON (U.S.A.)
Dr. Wayne R. MATSON (U.S.A.)
Mr. George MICHAELIDES (GREECE)
Mr. Kin-tsu PEI (CHINESE TAIPEI)
Mr. Max POLYAKOV (UKRAINE)
General Ali RAFAT (U.S.A.)
Mr. Kyu Sung RIM (KOREA)
Mr. John Hamish ROAKE (NEW ZEALAND)
Mr. Denis Terry ROWAN (IRELAND)
Capt. Satish K. SHARMA (INDIA)
Mr Bernald SMITH (USA)
Mr. Jacques W. SOUKUP (U.S.A. resident in U.K.)
Mr. Kirk S. THOMAS (USA)
Mr Tormod VEIBY (NORWAY)
Mr Graeme WINDSOR (AUSTRALIA)
Dr. Il Kyun YOON (KOREA)

Deceased:

Mrs. Odette BALESI-ROUSSEAU (FRANCE)
Mr. Guido BARACCA (ITALY)
Mr. Jean BLERIOT (FRANCE)
Mr. Hwasub CHANG (KOREA)
Mr. Manuel FIGUEIRAS y LOPEZ de OCAÑA (SPAIN)
Mr. Rajiv GANDHI (INDIA)
Mr. Roberto GIAVI (ITALY)
Mr Claude V. GILLARD (AUSTRALIA)
Major-General Dr. James GILLILAND (SOUTH AFRICA)
Mr. Earl HANSEN (U.S.A.)
Major General Jack HENEBRY (U.S.A.)
Mr Hideo HIRASAWA (JAPAN)
Dr. Ryohei ITOW (JAPAN)
Dr. Wieslaw JASZCZYNSKI (POLAND)
Mr Ray JOHNSON (USA)
Mr. Jim Young KIM (KOREA)
Mr Jiri KOBRLE (CZECH REPUBLIC)
Mr. Werner KOELLIKER (SWITZERLAND)
Dr. Assad KOTAITE (LEBANON)
Mr. Henry KREMER (U.K.)
Mr. Bertrand LARCHER (FRANCE)
H.H. Prince Antoine de LIGNE (BELGIUM)
Mr. Jean LIGNEL (FRANCE)
Comtesse Léon LIPPENS (BELGIUM)
Mr. Frederick O. MARSH (U.K.)
Mr Henk MEERTENS (AUSTRALIA)
Mr. S.J. René de MONCHY (THE NETHERLANDS)
Mr. Michael C. MURPHY (U.S.A.)
Mr. William H. OTTLEY (U.S.A.)
Mr. Bhupendra M. PATEL (INDIA)
Mr Antti POTILA (FINLAND)
Baron Edmond de ROTHSCHILD (FRANCE)
H.E. Air Marshal Sir James ROWLAND (AUSTRALIA)
Dr. Peter SAUNDBY (UNITED KINGDOM)
Prof. Dr. Attila TACOY (TURKEY)
Colonel Thierry TOURNAY (BELGIUM)
Mr. Chuck TIBBETTS (U.S.A.)