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Hydrogen Begins to Take Off

Hydrogen Begins to Take Off

  • 21 Jun 2024 10:07 AM
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Vertical lift companies are breaking new ground in hydrogen propulsion. Four companies are profiled here: Alaka'i Technologies, Joby Aviation, Piasecki Aircraft Corporation and Unither Biolectronics. 

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Press Release: Hirschberg Receives NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal

Press Release: Hirschberg Receives NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal

  • 30 May 2024 01:00 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) today announces that VFS Director of Strategy Mike Hirschberg has received the Exceptional Public Service Medal (EPSM) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Women of Vertical Flight Take Off Together

Women of Vertical Flight Take Off Together

  • 29 May 2024 09:42 PM
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WOVEN is a newly formed VFS organization for women by women to guide professional development, help navigate career hurdles, provide mentorship and make friends!

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H2HUB Summit

H2HUB Summit

  • 09 May 2024 08:31 PM
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In October, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of seven Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs (H2Hubs) across the nation and $7B in funding to accelerate the commercial-scale deployment of low-cost, clean hydrogen.

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Coming to Terms: X-By-Wire

Coming to Terms: X-By-Wire

  • 09 May 2024 03:50 PM
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This series addresses the uses of terminology, expressions or idioms that could be misleading, confusing, unfavorable, erroneous or prejudicial. This installment addresses terminology regarding the burgeoning electrification of power and control systems in aircraft.

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eVTOL Leaders Continue Achievements

eVTOL Leaders Continue Achievements

  • 09 May 2024 12:26 PM
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In the past several months, the leading developers of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft made strides towards operationalizing their vision for advanced air mobility (AAM).

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VLRCOEs: The Product is the People

VLRCOEs: The Product is the People

  • 08 May 2024 11:46 AM
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The Vertical Lift Research Centers of Excellence (VLRCOEs) at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Maryland and the Pennsylvania State University are rotorcraft laboratories and talent factories for US government labs and industry.

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New Robinson Leader Looks Forward to the Future

New Robinson Leader Looks Forward to the Future

  • 07 May 2024 02:42 PM
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For Robinson Helicopter Company, 2023 was a good year with a total of  296 aircraft delivered, despite supplier constraints.

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Heli-Expo Finale

Heli-Expo Finale

  • 07 May 2024 11:51 AM
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Heli-Expo 2024 returned to the Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) roots in Anaheim, California, with a four-day convention and tradeshow on Feb. 26–29.

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Leadership Moves, May/June 2024

Leadership Moves, May/June 2024

  • 02 May 2024 10:43 AM
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Honeywell Aerospace Technologies appointed Dan Newman as the chief technology officer (CTO) of its advanced air mobility (AAM) business unit in January. Newman joined Honeywell from Boeing, where he was a Senior Technical Fellow and the Chief Engineer of Advanced Vertical Lift Research since 2012.

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