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Have you ever dreamed of flying?

We’re making that dream a reality.

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Together, we will
make people fly.

We’re calling on all inventors and doers to make human flight a reality by building the world’s first personal flying device for anyone, anywhere. Over the next two years, teams will compete to win $2,000,000 in prizes, creating revolutionary technology and accessing the top minds in aerospace.

Here's how it works

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JOIN THE CHALLENGE

We encourage innovators, inventors, engineers, and makers to design and build a personal flying device. It must be safe, useful, and thrilling, but the design and function of the device is up to teams.

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ACCESS THE EXPERTS

We empower teams by providing access to the top names in aerospace and aviation, engineering, design, finance, and law. The GoFly Masters and Mentors are available to help all teams as they bring their devices to life, offering one-on-one guidance and regular seminars.

Meet the Experts
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MAKE PEOPLE FLY

The GoFly Prize culminates in a Final Fly-off where all teams will debut their personal flying devices—and make history. With Boeing as our Grand Sponsor, we will make the impossible possible.

ready. set. gofly.

The sky is no longer the limit.

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"The GoFly Prize competition aligns with our company’s goals of inspiring people across the globe and changing the world through aerospace innovation. We’re excited to see how the visionaries of the future will take on this ambitious and exciting challenge."

Greg Hyslop

Chief Technology Officer, Boeing

“It’s hard to think of anything in my lifetime that’s been as dynamic as this in the aerospace field. Not since the early days of powered flight have we seen so many new and interesting approaches to flight appearing simultaneously.”

Roger Connor

Curator for Vertical Flight and Unmanned Aircraft, Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum

"AOPA’s mission is to ensure the skies are within reach of everyone. The GoFly Prize will encourage innovators, inventors, and dreamers to help make vertical flight one step closer to mainstream."

Katie Pribyl

SVP of AOPA

"Innovation in our industry comes from many sources and the teams entering this contest will no doubt be among those defining the future of flight."

Jack Pelton

CEO and Chairman, EAA