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  • Working Groups Developing Transformative Vertical Flight Roadmaps

    Working Groups Developing Transformative Vertical Flight Roadmaps

    By Mike Dudley

    Vertiflite, Sept-Oct 2017

    A confluence of technical, business and societal developments in recent years is driving an expectation that air transportation will be transformed to cut urban daily commute times dramatically, enable faster emergency response, and allow inter- and...

  • 5th Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop

    The joint 5th Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop will be held as part of the AHS International Technical Meeting "Aeromechanics Design for Transformative Vertical Flight." Plan now to attend — just minutes from the Uber world headquarters, the event will highlight eVTOL developers from Silicon Valley and around the world!

    NOTE: the abstract deadline for the technical conference has been extended to Friday, August 4!

    Information on the TVF initiative and past TVF...

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    4th Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop

    The 4th Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop kicked off today in Denver, Colorado as part of AIAA AVIATION 2017's Transformational Electric Flight Workshop.

    The opening panel on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 live-streamed (2 hours):

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    3rd Transformative Workshop is Huge Success

    3rd Transformative Workshop is Huge Success

    The third annual Joint Workshop on Transformative Vertical Flight Concepts, with the subtitle of “Enabling New Flight Concepts through Novel Propulsion and Energy Architectures,” was held on Sept. 29-30 in Hartford, Connecticut. The workshop series has brought together vehicle developers, technology companies, government scientists and regulators,...

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    Second Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop Is a Great Success

    Second Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop Is a Great Success

    By Mike Dudley, Mike Duffy and Mike Hirschberg

    What if you could cut your daily commute time from 35 minutes to 12 minutes? How much of a bigger home would you buy if you could commute 100 miles to work and still get there in less than 35 minutes? What if this type of...

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    AHS International Leads Transformative Vertical Flight Initiative

    AHS International held a groundbreaking event on August 27-29. The “Transformative Vertical Flight Concepts Joint Workshop on Enabling New Flight Concepts through Novel Propulsion and Energy Architectures” was held in Arlington, Virginia at the offices of CENTRA Technology, Inc. and with the support of the F.N. Piasecki Foundation. The workshop was co-sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

    With electric and hybrid power promising radical new...