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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.