Announcements

  • VFS Dinner Meeting March 18th

    Oh behalf of the Federal City Chapter of the Vertical Flight Society, I would like to welcome you to join us at the next dinner meeting on Monday, March 18th, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm and will be hosted by Lockheed Martin at their Crystal City location. The guest speaker will be Mr. Dave Fisher from DARPA S&T. We are excited for some lively conversation and great speakers!


    For anyone new to the Federal City Chapter of the Vertical Flight Society (VFS), we hold quarterly membership meetings. Each of our meetings will be hosted by a corporate partner in the greater DC area.


    Speakers include:
         Guest Speaker: Mr. Dave Fisher, DARPA S&T
         Student Speaker: TBD


    Agenda:
     

                    1700-1745 Army Association of America (AAAA) Hosted Social Reception
                    1745-1800 Move to Dinner Area
                    1800-1850 Dinner
                    1850-1900 Move to Auditorium
                    1900-1930 UMD Student Presentation and Questions
                    1930-1940 Break
                    1940-2010 Guest Speaker Presentation and Questions
                     2010-2030 Closing

    Dress:
                     Business
    Parking:
                    Free underground parking after 1600 is available but you must take a ticket to open the gate and to exit.
    Location: 
    Lockheed Martin
    2121 Crystal Drive
    Arlington, VA 22202


    Please note that ticket purchases/RSVPs through the site below are required in advance as there is limited seating for this event.
  • eVTOL Symposium videos now online

    All 49 videos of the invited presentations from the 6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium, held Jan. 29-31 in Mesa, Arizona, are now online as part of the Vertical Flight Video Library: www.vtol.org/videos. Check them out!
  • POSTPONED: FEB VFS FCC Dinner Meeting

    Unfortunately, the next VFS dinner meeting is postponed due to cancellations by the guest speakers. This meeting will be postponed to a new date which has not yet been determined. We apologize for any inconvenience, and look forward to having a meeting soon!


    No dinner meeting on February 12th. This meeting has been postponed.

    All ticket purchases will be refunded.
  • VFS Dinner Meeting Save the Date Feb 12th 2019

    Hopefully everyone had a nice holiday season! The Federal City Chapter of the Vertical Flight Society, would like to announce the next dinner meeting of this season. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm and will be hosted by Lockheed Martin at their Crystal City location. The speakers have not yet been determined.

    Speakers include:
         Guest Speaker: TBD
         Student Speaker: TBD

    Agenda:
     
                    1700-1745 Social Reception
                    1745-1800 Move to Dinner Area
                    1800-1845 Dinner
                    1845-1900 Move to Auditorium
                    1900-1920 Student Presentation
                    1920-1930 Questions
                    1930-2015 Main Speaker Presentation
                     2015-2030 Questions
                     2030 End
    Dress:
                     Business
     
    Parking:
                    Free underground parking after 1600 is available but you must take a ticket to open the gate and to exit.

    Location: 
    Lockheed Martin
    2121 Crystal Drive
    Arlington, VA 22202
  • Forum 75 Tech Session Schedule Review

    Chairs to review technical session paper schedule and respond to Julie by Feb. 19th,
  • Forum 74 Videos now available

    The Vertical Flight Society has developed a new benefit. The special sessions and plenary events at Forum 74 were video recorded and are now available for Members Only! Check it out!
  • Forum 74 photos now posted in the Gallery

    More than 100 photos from the 74th Annual Forum & Technology Display, held May 14-17, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona are now available.
  • Forum 74 Proceedings now available

    The Forum 74 proceedings are now available in three different formats. 

    1. Individual Technical Paper PDFs 
    2. The Proceedings CD contains all 250 technical papers
    3. The Downloadable Proceedings similarly contains all 250 technical papers

    Forum 74 papers include cutting-edge breakthroughs, research developments, and advancements in vertical flight technology. All technical papers are now available in the Vertical Flight Library/Online Store as individual PDFs and as collections on CD-ROM or zip file download. (Be sure you are logged in to get your member discount.)
  • Forum 74 Author Bios Available

    Author bios pulled from Mira.
  • Revised & Last Late Paper

    Library containing five (5) revised papers and last late paper.
  • Review Final papers for Best Paper

    Alfred Gessow guidelines and supporting documents located in library.
  • Forum 74 and Sentient sponsor logos added to library.

  • Late papers due now!