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NASA Ames Highlights Vertical Flight Leaders

NASA Ames Highlights Vertical Flight Leaders

  • 28 Jun 2024 11:42 AM
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In May, the NASA Ames Research Center held its “2023 Presidential Rank & NASA Honors Awards” ceremony, presenting 73 individual and 27 group awards to NASA employees, contractors and groups, including many NASA employees and teams working on rotorcraft, electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, advanced air mobility (AAM) and planetary exploration rotorcraft.

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Forum 80: Ideas Earn Their Way

Forum 80: Ideas Earn Their Way

  • 24 Jun 2024 11:45 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society Forum in Montréal considered promising technologies to improve safety, boost performance, cut operating costs and broaden markets.

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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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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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Washington Report, May/June 2024

Washington Report, May/June 2024

  • 01 May 2024 07:40 PM
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On March 8, US President Joe Biden signed legislation that temporarily extended the operating authority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) until May 10. The bill, HR.7454, the Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2024, is the third time Congress extended the FAA’s authority since September, the end of fiscal year 2023 (FY23), when the FAA’s operating authority expired.

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Sikorsky’s HEX Signs

Sikorsky’s HEX Signs

  • 17 Apr 2024 07:04 PM
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Sikorsky Innovations reveals plans for a hybrid-electric tiltwing demonstrator to validate technologies in rotorcraft to come.

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eVTOL Leaders Continue to Advance

eVTOL Leaders Continue to Advance

  • 11 Mar 2024 08:45 PM
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Recent months have seen the leading developers of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft make big strides in their efforts to develop their advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.

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TVF 2024 Reaches New Heights

TVF 2024 Reaches New Heights

  • 29 Feb 2024 11:37 AM
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On Feb. 6–8, the Vertical Flight Society hosted its Transformative Vertical Flight (TVF) 2024 meeting in Santa Clara, California.

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NASA Evaluates Pilotless Systems

NASA Evaluates Pilotless Systems

  • 20 Feb 2024 09:10 AM
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On Jan. 25, NASA announced that it had conducted a series of flight tests designed to evaluate the pilotless flight systems expected in future passenger-carrying eVTOL aircraft.

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FAA Holds First AAM Summit

FAA Holds First AAM Summit

  • 28 Aug 2023 01:42 PM
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In a multi-day event on Aug. 1–3, officials from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) assured attendees that the agency would be ready for the introduction of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and other types of advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.

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