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Press Release: VFS Continues Record Growth, Exceeds 160 Corporate Members

Press Release: VFS Continues Record Growth, Exceeds 160 Corporate Members

  • 17 Jan 2022 09:04 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, reports today that the explosive growth of world’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft plus significant developments in military and civil rotorcraft have continued to expand its membership.

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TCab E20 Half-Scale Demonstrator Successfully Completes Its Maiden Flight

TCab E20 Half-Scale Demonstrator Successfully Completes Its Maiden Flight

  • 04 Jan 2022 11:36 PM
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On December 30, 2021, a half-scale prototype of TCab’s E20 eVTOL aircraft completed its maiden flight. This half-scale demonstrator has a wingspan of 6 meters, and has further taken on the E20’s aerodynamic characteristics with the addition of flap and variable-pitch rotor configurations.

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HyPoint Partners With BASF to Develop High-Performance Hydrogen Fuel Cell Membranes for Aviation

HyPoint Partners With BASF to Develop High-Performance Hydrogen Fuel Cell Membranes for Aviation

  • 09 Oct 2021 11:40 AM
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Partnership Aims to Develop a Hydrogen Fuel Cell System That Can Achieve Specific Power Greater Than 3,000 W/kg, Suitable for Narrow-Body Aircraft

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Press Release: VFS Now Has 160 Corporate Members

Press Release: VFS Now Has 160 Corporate Members

  • 08 Oct 2021 08:25 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, reports today that it has continued to experience record growth, propelled largely by the continued expansion of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) / advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft developments around the world. 

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Joby and NASA Collaborate To Measure Noise Footprint Of Electric Air Taxi

Joby and NASA Collaborate To Measure Noise Footprint Of Electric Air Taxi

  • 01 Sep 2021 07:00 AM
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PRESS RELEASE: Joby Aviation, Inc. this week became the first company to fly an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft as part of NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign.

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​​​​​​​HyPoint Partners With Piasecki Aircraft To Deliver Next-Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems

​​​​​​​HyPoint Partners With Piasecki Aircraft To Deliver Next-Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems

  • 24 Aug 2021 10:57 AM
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MENLO PARK, Calif., August 24, 2021 — HyPoint, the company developing zero carbon-emission turbo air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell systems for aviation and urban air mobility, today announced that it has entered into a multi-phase collaborative development agreement with Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC), a pioneer in advanced rotorcraft and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) platforms and technologies, for the development and certification of hydrogen fuel cell systems for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle applications.

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Announces 2021-2022 Student Design Competition

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Announces 2021-2022 Student Design Competition

  • 11 Aug 2021 07:21 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society today announces that the request for proposal (RFP) for its 39th Annual Student Design Competition (SDC) has been published. The 2021-2022 competition challenges students to design an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that accommodates passengers with a broad spectrum of mobility difficulties or other disabilities for urban air mobility (UAM) missions.

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Aircraft Directory Reaches 500 Concepts

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Aircraft Directory Reaches 500 Concepts

  • 09 Aug 2021 03:16 PM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, announces today that the development of all-electric and hybrid-electric-powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft has continued to gain momentum. 

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Joby Flies 155 Miles in 77 minutes

Joby Flies 155 Miles in 77 minutes

  • 27 Jul 2021 08:30 AM
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Longest and farthest flight an eVTOL aircraft to date; largest passenger-carrying capable aircraft conducting eVTOL flights

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Press Release: 15th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium

Press Release: 15th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium

  • 14 Jul 2021 12:18 PM
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Nearly 60 of the world’s leading electric aircraft developers and technology experts will be speaking at the CAFE Foundation’s 15th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS), held online next week on July 20-22, 2021. Registration information and details are available at www.vtol.org/eas.

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