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The Electric VTOL News, Vol. 4, No. 1, Jan 3, 2019

Welcome to our latest eVTOL eNewsletter! These emails are intended to keep you up to date with important news and events on electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. The Electric VTOL News™ is published twice monthly by the Vertical Flight Society, the world's oldest and largest international professional society for those working to advance vertical flight technology. 

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6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium
Hotel room block deadline is Jan. 14 but will likely sell out early!

The Vertical Flight Society's 6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium will be held on Jan. 29-31 as part of the 8th Biennial Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting, in Mesa, Arizona. The technical meeting will feature more than 40 technical paper presentations related to manned and unmanned autonomous VTOL aircraft, while the symposium will feature invited presentations, panel sessions and discussions on electric and hybrid-electric VTOL aircraft.

More than 60 speakers from industry, academia and government agencies will give their insights into the progress and challenges of achieving an Electric VTOL Revolution. Don't miss your chance to hear the latest insights of leaders from NASA, EASA, FAA, Airbus A³, Bell, Boeing NeXt, ES Aero, Honeywell, Karem, Kitty Hawk, Joby, Neoptera, Sikorsky, Terrafugia, Uber, XTI Aircraft and many others! 

Two new eVTOL Short Courses will be offered in conjunction with the event. Seats are filling up!

Last year's eVTOL Symposium sold out — we've added more seats but please book early!

A limited number of exhibiting opportunities are still available for organizations to highlight their work in autonomy and electric VTOL. Don't miss your chance to be part of this key event! 

Thank you to our sponsors:
Platinum: Bell, Boeing, Karem Aircraft, NEXA Advisors &Terrafugia
Gold: ES Aero, Gannett Flemming, Honeywell, Sentient Science, Thales & XTI Aircraft
All sponsorship opportunities are sold out!

Latest Vertiflite is Online

VTOL Companies Hiring!
VFS corporate members are looking for top talent. Members can search & apply for jobs at More than 150 VTOL jobs posted!
Mark Your Calendars!

Jan 7-11, 2019 @ San Diego, CA
AIAA SciTech Forum 

Jan 8-11, 2019 @ Las Vegas, Nevada
CES 2019

Jan 29–31, 2019 @ Mesa, Arizona
Vertical Flight Society's 8th Biennial Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting & 6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium. Register today and book your hotel room before it's too late!  
April 9-10, 2019 @ Atlanta, Georgia
Aviation Week's Urban Air Mobility ConferenceVFS members save 20% off registration!

May 13–16, 2019 
@ Philadelphia, PA
Some 300 technical papers and 50+ invited presentation will be featured at the Vertical Flight Society's 75th Annual Forum & Technology Display. Register now to attend the largest VTOL technology conference ever!

Jun 11-12, 2019 @ Washington, DC 
Uber Elevate Summit 2019

Jun 17-21, 2019 @ Dallas, Texas
Is an important eVTOL event missing? Let us know!
NEXA Advisors and the Vertical Flight Society are collaborating on a new study, "Urban Air Mobility (UAM) — Economics and Global Markets." The prospectus for this groundbreaking study is now: It will cover market and economic forecasts for 70 metropolitan areas, 2020 – 2040, including technologies, policies, markets, infrastructure and economics.
eVTOL.News Website Has Been Updated

Have you checked out our™ website lately? We have revamped it to provide more useful information more quickly and to accommodate the huge number of eVTOL aircraft: we now have more than 100 articles and 135 eVTOL designs listed in the World eVTOL Aircraft Directory, and the number continues to grow! Additional functionality on the site: 

Learn about the different eVTOL aircraft now under development and check out our latest news stories. Past editions of The Electric VTOL News™ are also available.

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Vertically yours,

Mike Hirschberg, Executive Director
The Vertical Flight Society
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