Nov/Dec 2016 Vertiflite Available Now

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Featured In This Issue:
Cover Nov-Dec 2016 Vertiflite
  • Commentary: The Case for ITEP — Power for the Future
  • Washington Report: Single Engine IFR, Small UAS and FVL
  • AHS International’s Igor I. Sikorsky 24 Hour Hover Challenge
  • Bell Canada Celebrates 30 Years
  • Three New Autogyro Altitude Records Set: 
    Dr. Donatella Ricci climbs to 8.4 km
  • Noise in the Cities — Revisited: 
    We revisit community noise activism in NY, LA and Chicago.
  • Lift Where You Need It
    Distributed Electric Propulsion opens new design opportunities for vertical flight
  • Tackling Technical Barriers: 
    NASA’s Revolutionary Vertical Lift Technology Project pursues tools, technologies and concepts to make vertical flight more efficient and acceptable. 
  • 3rd Transformative Workshop is a Huge Success!
  • British Rotorcraft Industry Continues to Fly in Friendly Skies
  • ERF 2016 Report: 
    32nd annual European Rotorcraft Forum is a great success
  • AHS International Corporate Member Directory
  • Leadership Profile: Dr. Arvind Sinha, Australian Department of Defence
  • 1st Rotor Hub Flow Prediction Workshop
  • Vertical Flight Foundation Testimonial: Dr. Mike Torok, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
  • AHS International Congratulates Student Design Competition Winners
  • Gamera Looks to the Sun: 
    University of Maryland flies world’s first solar powered helicopter
  • Book Review: “Introduction to Autogyros, Helicopters, and Other V/STOL Aircraft Volume III: Other V/STOL Aircraft” by Franklin D. Harris

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About the Cover

The second prototype Bell 505 Jet Ranger X flies over the Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited plant in Mirabel, Quebec. (Ken Swartz photo.)

Posted Nov. 3, 2016