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05.03.2020
Team teTra wins Disruptor Award. Grand Prize Still Open.

GoFly is thrilled to announce that teTra, a team from Tokyo, Japan, has won the GoFly $100,000 Pratt & Whitney Disruptor Award.     Displaying innovative technical design and creative prowess, team teTra received the top honor from a field of 854 teams, comprising 3800 innovators from 103 countries. We congratulate them and all of […]

07.02.2020
GoFly Team Profile: William Wood, EosFlight

Three years ago, at the young age of 29, Will Wood was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a central nervous system disease that impacts vision, muscle control, balance, and other basic body functions. Rather than letting the diagnosis define him, Will decided to take on a challenge even those without such a disease have yet to […]

17.09.2019
Meet the Teams: Get to Know Team Challengers

Pathipan Sivarasa’s grandfather was in the Royal Airforce in Malaysia during World War II and he would tell Pathipan and his brothers tragic stories of the global conflict.  Undeterred, Pathipan was determined to become a pilot, so fascinated he was by “flying objects… “We lived near an airport and each time a plane was landing […]

05.03.2020
Team teTra wins Disruptor Award. Grand Prize Still Open.

GoFly is thrilled to announce that teTra, a team from Tokyo, Japan, has won the GoFly $100,000 Pratt & Whitney Disruptor Award.     Displaying innovative technical design and creative prowess, team teTra received the top honor from a field of 854 teams, comprising 3800 innovators from 103 countries. We congratulate them and all of […]

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.

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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