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Press Release: 16th Annual Aircraft Symposium Returns to Oshkosh

Press Release: 16th Annual Aircraft Symposium Returns to Oshkosh

  • 24 Jun 2022 09:30 AM
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More than 40 of the world’s leading electric aircraft developers and technology experts will be speaking at the 16th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS), hosted by the Vertical Flight Society (VFS). The event will once again be held in person and online in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on July 23-24, 2022 — the weekend prior to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture 2022.

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Press Release: VFS Announces eVTOL Drone Student Competition Winners

Press Release: VFS Announces eVTOL Drone Student Competition Winners

  • 08 Jun 2022 09:01 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society today announces the winners of its second annual Design-Build-Vertical Flight (DBVF) Student Competition. The Ohio State University took first place, University of Maryland took second and the Pennsylvania State University took third.

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Hosts First Hydrogen Aviation Symposium in U.S.

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Hosts First Hydrogen Aviation Symposium in U.S.

  • 07 Mar 2022 02:39 PM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, is holding the first public event in the United States on the use of hydrogen and fuel cells for aviation applications. The event, the 1st H2-Aero Symposium & Workshop, is being held March 29-31, 2022, in Long Beach, California. Southern California was selected as the location for this inaugural event due to the state’s forward-looking vision and national leading progress to date to support hydrogen for ground transportation. See www.vtol.org/h2workshop for details. 

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Directory Hits 600 Concepts

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Directory Hits 600 Concepts

  • 23 Jan 2022 03:24 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 number of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft concepts being tracked in its World eVTOL Aircraft Directory has now reached 600 designs from nearly 350 companies worldwide.

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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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