26 September 1991
In 1970 Mr. Schenkman had his first contact moment with the VSV when he became the secretary of the NIV, which was the Dutch Institute for Aerospace. The contact was intensified when Mr. Schenkman became involved in the Netherlands Aerospace Group , an association of companies working in the aerospace industry . Especially when he was chairman of the NAG in 1981. Because of years of co-operation, Mr. Schenkman has done a lot for the VSV an its members, and thus he was installed as a member of honour in 1991.