Vertiflite Magazine

Vertiflite cover March/April 2017Vertiflite magazine is the official publication of the Vertical Flight Society, the professional organization working for the advancement of vertical flight technology and its useful application throughout the world. Vertiflite's editorial energies are devoted to informing our readers of the advances being made in the industry and encouraging increasingly broader use of vertical flight aircraft.

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You can also check out our collection of sample articles in a "Readers Digest" version of the magazine in our 2022 Vertiflite CLIPS (pdf).

Vertiflite is included with VFS membership. It is also available to non-members by subscription for $190 per year. Single issues are also available for $50 for non-members (shipping included). Vertiflite is published six times a year.

The pricing list for all publications is available for download. The 2023 Publication Price List is now available.

Members can flip through recent issues of Vertiflite online through My VFS or can download the magazine for free from the Vertical Flight Library. Non-members can purchase electronic copies through the Vertical Flight Library.

We have every issue of Vertiflite online – nearly 70 years! Browse by year or search our comprehensive index of Vertiflite articles! All issues are available for download -- free for Members!

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Send subscription orders and address changes to:

The Vertical Flight Society
2700 Prosperity Ave, Suite 275
Fairfax, VA 22031, USA
(703) 684-6777
(703) 739-9279 (fax)

Or, send us an email!

Vertiflite Staff

  • Mike Hirschberg, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief
  • Steve Norwood, Creative Director
  • Austin Fitz, Art Director
  • Dan Gettinger, Managing Editor
  • Jessica Starr, Assistant Editor
  • Jim Sherman, Assistant Editor
  • Betty Chen, In-House Graphics
  • Frank Colucci, Senior Editor
  • Kenneth I. Swartz, Senior Editor
  • Robert Moorman, Senior Contributor
  • Ian Frain, Contributor
  • Richard Whittle, Contributor
  • Nicolas Zart, Contributor

Protected by international copyright:
ISSN 2166-933 (online)
ISSN 0042-4455 (print)