Commentary

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    AHS is the Vertical Flight Society

    AHS is the Vertical Flight Society
    By Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director

    From Vertiflite, May/June 2018

    (A pdf of this article is also available.)

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  • Commentary: 75 Years of Advancing Vertical Flight

    Commentary: 75 Years of Advancing Vertical Flight

    By Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director

    AHS can claim a share of the credit in the development of the V-22 and F-35B, and is working to do the same with FVL and eVTOL.

    From Vertiflite, Jan/Feb 2018

    Seventy-five years ago, on Feb. 25, 1943, 26-year old Edward Katzenberger stood up in a...

  • Black Hawk rescue helicopters land after Hurricane Harvey

    Commentary: “Vertical Flight Saves Lives”

    Commentary: Vertical Flight Saves Lives

    By Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director

    Vertiflite, Nov/Dec 2017

    Unprecedented earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, flooding and other natural disasters filled the news over the past several months. Equally prevalent were stories of vertical flight aircraft saving lives, protecting...