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The Atlas Human Powered Helicopter
How We Won The AHS Sikorsky Prize

By Dr. Todd Reichert and Cameron Robertson, AeroVelo

Vertiflite, Sept/Oct 2013

On July 11, 2013, AHS International and Sikorsky Aircraft presented the $250,000 AHS Sikorsky Prize to Toronto, Ontario-based AeroVelo for flying the first human powered helicopter to meet technical requirements set by AHS more than a third of a century earlier, in 1980. 

The winners of the AHS Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition recount their quest to achieve what many considered an impossible goal in vertical flight design.

Read the exclusive story by AeroVelo on their incredible Atlas Human Powered Helicopter.

Vertical Flight Society members can download a pdf of the entire issue for free; non-member price is $30.