Latest Vertical Flight Society News

08/22/2012 - Former AHS Tech Director John M. Davis in LA Times article

Mr. Davis commented on Aerofex's "hover bike" ducted-fan vehicle.
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08/10/2012 - AHS announces our newest member benefit - the Paper of the Month!

Members can download this month's paper absolutely free at the AHS Online Store.
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08/09/2012 - AHS salutes the UMD Gamera team progress

The UMD team reaches a tethered hover time of 70 seconds in the AHS Human Powered Helicopter Competition.
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08/07/2012 - AHS Student Design Winners Announced!

The University of Maryland and Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Liverpool take top honors in the 29th Annual AHS/Industry Student Design Competition.
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07/16/2012 - Upturn Human Powered Helicopter Flies!

NTS Works flies its human powered helicopter, the Upturn!
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07/10/2012 - AHS Announces Winner of Alfred Gessow Best Paper Award

This yearΓÇÖs winner is entitled ΓÇ£Blade Tip Pressure Measurements Using Pressure Sensitive Paint.ΓÇ¥
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07/08/2012 - Commentary: A Civil Discourse on Noise and Safety

"Attempts to legislate solutions to noise and safety concerns are ill conceived and uninformed ...."
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06/23/2012 - Gamera Team Sets New Unofficial World Record for Human-Powered Helicopter Flight

"...set an unofficial world record of 50 seconds for the duration of a human-powered helicopter flight"
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05/31/2012 - Rotor & Wing, "Investing in the Future"

"Some believe the U.S. is falling behind in the development of new military rotorcraft."
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05/22/2012 - AHS Announces 2012 VFF Scholarship Recipients


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