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Commentary: Decision Time for FARA

Commentary: Decision Time for FARA

  • 31 Aug 2021 01:05 PM
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In July, during the US Army Industry Days at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Project Manager for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA), Col. Greg Fortier, made some remarkable comments. Fortier is in the Army’s Program Executive Office for Aviation, PEO(A), which took over leadership of the FARA project from the Army Futures Command (AFC) this year.

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15th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium Is Another Great Success

15th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium Is Another Great Success

  • 25 Aug 2021 02:04 PM
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The 15th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS) took place virtually from July 20–22, 2021, with more than 450 registrants.

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Air Force Challenges Industry for High-Speed VTOL

Air Force Challenges Industry for High-Speed VTOL

  • 25 Aug 2021 08:43 AM
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The US Air Force (USAF), in partnership with the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), initiated the “High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) Concept Challenge” in April (see “Industry Briefs,” Vertiflite, July/Aug 2021)

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NASA Report on Fuel Cell Model for H2 eVTOL Aircraft

NASA Report on Fuel Cell Model for H2 eVTOL Aircraft

  • 24 Aug 2021 11:01 AM
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NASA is publishing contractor report CR—20210000284, entitled, "PEM Fuel Cell Model for Conceptual Design of Hydrogen eVTOL Aircraft<

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​​​​​​​HyPoint Partners With Piasecki Aircraft To Deliver Next-Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems

​​​​​​​HyPoint Partners With Piasecki Aircraft To Deliver Next-Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems

  • 24 Aug 2021 10:57 AM
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MENLO PARK, Calif., August 24, 2021 — HyPoint, the company developing zero carbon-emission turbo air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell systems for aviation and urban air mobility, today announced that it has entered into a multi-phase collaborative development agreement with Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC), a pioneer in advanced rotorcraft and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) platforms and technologies, for the development and certification of hydrogen fuel cell systems for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle applications.

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Future Fuel: HyPoint’s  Hydrogen Revolution

Future Fuel: HyPoint’s Hydrogen Revolution

  • 24 Aug 2021 06:20 AM
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Will hydrogen eventually supplant traditional sources of aviation fuels? One company thinks so.

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Announces 2021-2022 Student Design Competition

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Announces 2021-2022 Student Design Competition

  • 11 Aug 2021 07:21 AM
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The Vertical Flight Society today announces that the request for proposal (RFP) for its 39th Annual Student Design Competition (SDC) has been published. The 2021-2022 competition challenges students to design an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that accommodates passengers with a broad spectrum of mobility difficulties or other disabilities for urban air mobility (UAM) missions.

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Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Aircraft Directory Reaches 500 Concepts

Press Release: Vertical Flight Society Electric VTOL Aircraft Directory Reaches 500 Concepts

  • 09 Aug 2021 03:16 PM
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The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), the world’s leading non-profit organization working to advance vertical flight, announces today that the development of all-electric and hybrid-electric-powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft has continued to gain momentum. 

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