AHS Sikorsky Prize is Won!

AeroVelo Team Wins AHS International’s 33-Year-Old Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition

AeroVelo's Winning Flight. This photo is free to distribute and publish as desired.

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – July 11, 2013 – AHS International, the world’s premier professional vertical flight technical society, congratulates AeroVelo, Inc. for winning its Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition for the first time since the Society established it 33 years ago.

Read more about this stunning achievement in the official AHS Human Powered Helicopter Press Release and check out our complete Human Powered Helicopter page.

We've also created a media kit with backgrounders, factsheets, high-resolution images and more. See also our extensive collection of news articles on the AHS Sikorsky Prize and the past three years of the competition. 

This exciting competition was designed to energize students and other innovators, by providing a hands-on, galvanizing experience for the next generations of vertical flight engineers, scientists and other specialists. Mission accomplished!