Latest Vertical Flight Society News

08/28/2012 - Gamera team continues setting records

University of Maryland continues setting records with its Gamera human powered helicopter
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08/26/2012 - AHS mourns the passing of Charlie Crawford

Crawford was a leader of U.S. Army aircraft development and former AHS Chairman. Called "the Father of the Black Hawk."
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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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08/07/2012 - 2012 AHS Student Design Competition Winners

2012 AHS Student Design Competition Winners
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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 - 2012 Alfred Gessow Award Winner


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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