AHS Press Releases

Press Release Archives: 2011-2013

AHS International Announces Winner of 2015 Alfred Gessow Best Forum Paper Award, June 23, 2015

AHS International, The Vertical Flight Technical Society, announces today the winner of the Society’s prestigious Alfred Gessow Award for the best technical paper presented at the AHS International 71st Annual Forum and Technology DisplayThe winning paper is "A Smart Position Sensor for Articulated Rotors," by Troy Schank and Kynn Schulte, Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. [PDF]

Georgia Tech Wins AHS International 3rd Annual MAV Student Challenge, May 12, 2015

AHS International, The Vertical Flight Technical Society, is pleased to announce the results of the 3rd Annual Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge. [PDF]

AHS International Announces 2015 Special Awards Winners, April 9, 2015

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announced the winners of its prestigious Robert L. Lichten technical awards and its annual membership awards. [PDF]

AHS Announces 2015 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Recipients, April 2, 2015

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – is pleased to announce its 2015 Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarship recipients. A total of 22 scholarships were awarded this year to some of the world’s most talented engineering students interested in vertical flight. [PDF]

AHS International Announces 2015 Recipients of its Prestigious Awards, March 13, 2015

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announced the 2015 recipients of its prestigious awards program, which has, since its establishment in 1944, paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of vertical flight and served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances. [PDF]

AHS International Recognized for Excellence in Communications, January 12, 2015

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announces that its Executive Director, Mike Hirschberg, has been recognized for excellence in communications.... Hirschberg was the winner of the Lightspeed Aviation Excellence in Communications Award. [PDF]

AHS International Celebrates Major Legislative Wins, December 17, 2014

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announces two major accomplishments in the US federal government’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget: additional funding for the Department of Defense’s next-generation Future Vertical Lift (FVL) innovative, as well as for NASA rotorcraft research. [PDF]

Dr. Robert A. Ormiston Awarded 2015 AHS Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship, October 21, 2014

AHS International Executive Director Mike Hirschberg announced today that Dr. Robert A. Ormiston, US Army Emeritus Scientist, has been selected for the 2015 Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship. He was cited for “Dedicating over 40 years to analyzing and understanding critically important rotary wing aeromechanics phenomena.” [PDF]

St. Louis University and Georgia Institute of Technology Take Top Honors In the 31st Annual AHS International Student Design Competition; AgustaWestland Triples Prize Money, August 11, 2014

AHS International today announces the winners of the 31st Student Design Competition: St. Louis University came in first in the undergraduate category and Georgia Institute of Technology won first place in the graduate category. In addition, the award sponsor, AgustaWestland, has increased the total prize money by nearly three times – from $3,500 to $10,000 – plus $2,000 in travel stipends. [PDF]

AHS International Announces Winner of 2014 Alfred Gessow Best Forum Paper Award, July 30, 2014

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society announced today the winner of the Society’s prestigious Alfred Gessow Award for the best technical paper presented at the AHS International Annual Forum. The award consists of a plaque and payment of transportation costs for one author to present the paper at the annual European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF). [PDF]

70th Annual AHS Forum Sets New Records, May 23, 2014

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – has concluded a very successful 70th Annual Forum and Technology Display. The AHS Annual Forum is the world’s oldest and largest technology conference, with a unique program of technical presentations, innovative discussions, exhibits and awards presentations. [PDF]

AHS International Announces New Board Members, April 24, 2014

AHS International Chair of the Board John Garrison, President and CEO of Bell Helicopter Textron, today announced the results of the general elections for the AHS International Board of Directors. [PDF]

AHS International Announces Forum 70 Special Presentations and Award Winners, April 16, 2014

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announced the line-up of special speakers for its 70th Annual Forum & Technology Display at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Québec, Canada, May 20-22, 2014. [PDF]

AHS International Announces 2014 Recipients of its Prestigious Awards, March 31, 2014

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society – today announced the 2014 recipients of its prestigious awards program, which has, since its establishment in 1944, paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of vertical flight and served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances. [PDF]

AHS Announces 2014 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Recipients, March 25, 2014

AHS is pleased to award $45,000 in VFF scholarships this year to the world’s most talented and deserving engineering students. A total of 19 scholarships were awarded this year. This year’s awardees will be recognized at the Grand Awards Banquet at the 70th Annual AHS Annual Forum and Technology Display at the Palais des congrès de Montréal on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in Montréal, Québec. [PDF]

AHS International Celebrates 70 Years of Advancing Vertical Flight Technologies, February 24, 2014

“With some 300 technical papers presented over three days, more than 30 panelists, two industry tours and two short courses, the 70th Annual Forum is setting new records. The Annual Forum continues its long heritage as the Biggest and Best Vertical Flight Technology Conference in the World.” [PDF]

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