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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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Press Release: VFS Announces the Winners of the 4th Annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight Competition

Press Release: VFS Announces the Winners of the 4th Annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight Competition

  • 23 Apr 2024 08:54 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) today announces the winners of its fourth annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight (DBVF) Competition. Texas A&M University took first place, University of Maryland took second and the Georgia Institute of Technology took third. 

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Directory Hits 1,000 Designs

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Directory Hits 1,000 Designs

  • 22 Apr 2024 10:06 AM
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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 number of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft concepts being tracked in its World eVTOL Aircraft Directory has now reached 1,000 concepts from more than 430 designers.

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Press Release: VFS to Hold World’s Largest & Longest Running eVTOL Symposium Next Month

Press Release: VFS to Hold World’s Largest & Longest Running eVTOL Symposium Next Month

  • 16 Jan 2024 10:21 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight technology, announces today that its annual conference on electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft will be the world’s largest event ever on the emerging industry. 

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Press Release: VFS Selects Competitors for Annual Student eVTOL Drone Competition

Press Release: VFS Selects Competitors for Annual Student eVTOL Drone Competition

  • 21 Nov 2023 07:07 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) today announces the selection of teams from 16 universities to compete in the fourth annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight (DBVF) Student Competition. The 16 academic teams involved in the competition represent universities located in 12 US states, plus Canada, India and Malaysia. The selection marks the largest number of academic teams to participate in the DBVF Competition since VFS launched the event in 2021.

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VFS Electric VTOL Directory Hits 900 Concepts

VFS Electric VTOL Directory Hits 900 Concepts

  • 10 Oct 2023 06:30 AM
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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 number of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft concepts being tracked in its World eVTOL Aircraft Directory has now exceeded 900 designs from more than 400 companies and innovators worldwide.

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Press Release: The VFS Announces Workshop on Advanced Air Mobility Infrastructure

Press Release: The VFS Announces Workshop on Advanced Air Mobility Infrastructure

  • 31 Aug 2023 09:58 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) is holding its 7th Workshop on Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Infrastructure on Sept. 26-28, 2023, in Cape May, New Jersey. Registration is now open for in-person and online attendance.

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Press Release: World's Longest-Running Electric Aircraft Symposium

Press Release: World's Longest-Running Electric Aircraft Symposium

  • 12 Jul 2023 10:54 AM
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More than 40 of the world’s leading electric aircraft developers and technology experts will be speaking at the 17th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS), hosted by the Vertical Flight Society (VFS). The event will once again be held online and in person in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on July 22–23, 2023 — the weekend prior to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture 2023.

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Press Release: 17th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium to Highlight AAM Progress

Press Release: 17th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium to Highlight AAM Progress

  • 14 Jun 2023 11:47 AM
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More than 40 of the world’s leading electric aircraft developers and technology experts will be speaking at the 17th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS), hosted by the Vertical Flight Society (VFS). The event will once again be held online and in person in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on July 22–23, 2023 — the weekend prior to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture 2023.

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Press Release: The VFS Announces the Winners of the 3rd Annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight Student

Press Release: The VFS Announces the Winners of the 3rd Annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight Student

  • 09 Jun 2023 12:41 PM
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FAIRFAX, Virginia — The Vertical Flight Society today announces the winners of its third annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight (DBVF) Student Competition. Auburn University took first place, University of Maryland took second and the McGill University took third.

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