Team TREK captain Robert Bulaga and business manager Jose Fierro are the first to admit they’re no spring chickens in the world of aviation. Both professional pilots, each has over 30 years of experience not only flying aircraft but also designing them. Today, however, they’re trying their hand at an entirely new class of devices—personal flyers.
Innovation is business as usual for the students in Dr. Moble Benedict’s Advanced Vertical Flight Laboratory at Texas A&M University, but when the lab members first heard about the GoFly Prize, they knew it would be a challenge unlike anything they’ve ever experienced.
For the latest in our series of “Master Lectures,” we welcomed Irene Gregory, NASA Senior Technologist (ST) for Advanced Control Theory and Applications.
Congratulations to all of our innovators and teams for completing Phase II of the GoFly challenge!
Almost 300 Innovators from 40 Teams across 16 countries registered for Phase II. Of those, 31 Teams submitted entries.
For Pratt & Whitney, the partnership with the GoFly Prize Challenge felt like a natural fit
Executive Director Mike Hirschberg discusses how the VTOL industry has transformed.
Jon Beatty explains why assessing risk will be key for GoFly Prize teams.