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The Electric VTOL News, Vol. 3, No. 6: Apr 20, 2018

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          AHS is now the

AHS is pleased to announce that we are rebranding as the “Vertical Flight Society” to better reflect our membership and our role in the world.

After years of discussion and months of debate, the Board of Directors of AHS International voted to change our identity to the description that the Society has been using in various forms for a half century. While not a legal name change, the Vertical Flight Society will become the “trade name” for AHS. The Society will transition to our new name by Jan. 1, 2019.

Latest Vertiflite online

The May/June 2018 issue of Vertiflite is now online. Check out all of the fantastic VTOL articles, including the world's first exclusive article on the Kitty Hawk Cora. eVTOL-related articles include: Read Vertiflite online today

Not a member of AHS — The Vertical Flight Society? Join today!

Forum 74 eVTOL Sessions
At the 74th Annual Forum & Technology Display, May 14-17 in Phoenix, Arizona, three special panels will highlight electric VTOL: 
  • Advanced VTOL Flight Test and Certification: moderated by Rick C. Simmons, Aircraft Certification Flight Test (ACFT)
  • Promise & Progress of eVTOL: moderated by Michael J. Duffy, The Boeing Company
  • Challenges of eVTOL: moderated by Christopher Silva, NASA Ames Research Center
In addition, a 1-Day Short Course on Electric VTOL Technology will be presented on Monday, May 14. 

Join us at these upcoming events and help advance eVTOL aircraft!

May 1–3, Denver, Colorado
AHS VTOL Session (May 1)

May 8–9, Los Angeles, CA
Uber Elevate Summit

May 11–12, San Francisco, CA
Sustainable Aviation Symposium
May 14–17, Phoenix, Arizona
AHS International 74th Annual Forum & Technology Display
Hotel deadline is Mon. April 23!

June 19–20, Cologne, Germany
UKi Future of Transportation:
Urban Mobility and Smart Cities

June 25–29, Atlanta, Georgia
AIAA AVIATION 2018 Transformational Electric Flight Workshop and Expo

July 12–13, Cincinnati, Ohio
AIAA/IEEE Electric Aircraft Technologies Symposium (EATS)

July 21–22, Oshkosh, WI
CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium

Nov 13–15, Bristol, UK
RAeS / AHS / AIAA / SAE International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC)

Jan 29–31, Phoenix, Arizona
8th Biennial Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting & 6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium

Something missing? Let us know!

AHS — The Vertical Flight Society will be hosting a 1-day Short Course on eVTOL Technology on May 14 in conjunction with the AHS 74th Annual Forum in Phoenix, Arizona. The course will be given by world-class VTOL and eVTOL lecturers from industry, academia and government. 

For more information, including the detailed course syllabus, or to register: The course fee is $275. Don't delay — seats are filling up!
eVTOL Companies Hiring!
AHS corporate members are looking for top talent to make their eVTOL development efforts successful. AHS members can see full postings and apply for jobs at A special recruiting program will also be part of Forum 74 & Technology Display.
eVTOL.News Website Keeps Growing

Have you checked out our website lately? We now have 60+ VTOL designs listed in our directory! Learn about the different eVTOL aircraft now under development and check out our latest news stories. 

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Vertically yours,

Mike Hirschberg, Executive Director
AHS International — The Vertical Flight Society
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