Today, GoFly is thrilled to announce that we have welcomed Pratt & Whitney into the GoFly universe as our newest corporate sponsor!
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. At the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, England, Pratt & Whitney unveiled their commitment to joining the GoFly community. Speaking alongside GoFly and Grand Sponsor Boeing, Pratt & Whitney announced their sponsorship of the $100,000 Disruptor Award, which will be presented to one team that is truly innovative, going beyond in developing their personal flying device for the competition. The winner of the Pratt & Whitney Disruptor Award will be announced at GoFly’s Final Fly-Off event in October 2019.
Through the Disruptor Award, Pratt & Whitney will recognize groundbreaking ideas, awarding originality and innovation in their purest sense. As a sponsor, Pratt & Whitney will support the GoFly’s Masters & Mentors program by providing mentors and lecturers to help GoFly Teams around the world develop the future of flight.
As a leader in flight and innovation for more than 90 years, Pratt & Whitney makes an exciting addition to the GoFly family. Support from one of the biggest names in aviation allows GoFly to further its mission to catalyze the creation of personal flying devices and inspire the current and next generation of innovators.
We hope you are as excited as we are to welcome Pratt & Whitney into the GoFly community as they help us all to realize our collective dream of developing safe, quiet, ultra-compact personal flying devices capable of near vertical take off and landing. Together, we will make people fly!