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06.08.2019
Meet The Teams: Get to Know Team rFlight, a Multi-National team

Jaka Verbic is a lot like the comic book super-speedy superhero “The Flash.”  Although a self-described quiet kid, “I always liked to move around as fast as possible.  For a long time, I thought a car was as good as it got.  Then at age 5, I went on a plane for the first time […]

23.07.2019
Meet The Teams: Get to Know Team Phattony’s Rock&Roll Flying Motorcycle Circus, From Oklahoma

On his 13th birthday, Anthony Windisch’s parents took him to see “Return of the Jedi,” one of the “Star Wars” films.  Sitting in the theater, he became enthralled with the cinematography and the story unfolding before him. And an idea began forming in his mind. When he and his parents were leaving the theater, he […]

16.07.2019
Meet The Teams: Get to Know Team Gyrobikers, From Spain

What do Leonardo da Vinci, Orville, and Wilbur Wright, and Spanish engineer Juan de la Cierva have in common with fireworks?  At first glance, one would say “nothing.” But to Guillermo Villabrille, they mean everything; taken collectively, “they made my imagination fly!”  Now, he is striving to actualize that imagination by participating in the GoFly […]

26.03.2019
Meet the 5 Winners Of GoFly Phase II

Congratulations to all of our innovators and teams for completing Phase II of the GoFly challenge!

08.02.2019
Congratulations to Our Innovators on Completing Phase II Submissions!

Almost 300 Innovators from 40 Teams across 16 countries registered for Phase II. Of those, 31 Teams submitted entries.

04.10.2018
For All Teams That Need Help Fundraising

GoFly has prepared a list of Investors interested in speaking to, meeting with, and potentially funding GoFly Teams.

30.01.2018
The Spark That Started GoFly Prize

CEO and founder of GoFly, Gwen Lighter answers innovators’ questions about the origins of the competition.

26.03.2019
Inspiring a New Generation of Aviation: A Q&A With Pratt & Whitney

For Pratt & Whitney, the partnership with the GoFly Prize Challenge felt like a natural fit

14.08.2018
Q&A: The Vertical Flight Society’s Take On the Evolution of VTOL

Executive Director Mike Hirschberg discusses how the VTOL industry has transformed.

31.07.2018
Q&A: Making Safety a Priority for Personalized Flight

Jon Beatty explains why assessing risk will be key for GoFly Prize teams.

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