Event Summary – Icing Testing on Helicopters: The Bell 525 & NRC Capabilities

On Wednesday February 21st, more than 80 enthusiastic participants gathered at the Bell Textron Canada Limited facility in Mirabel for the first Montreal-Ottawa VFS Chapter event of the year, titled “Icing Testing on Helicopters: The Bell 525 & NRC Capabilities”. The event featured two distinguished speakers, Dr. David Orchard from the National Research Council’s (NRC) […]

Wednesday February 21 2024 – Icing Testing on Helicopters: The Bell 525 & NRC Capabilities

Icing Testing on Helicopters: The Bell 525 & NRC Capabilities Tickets, Wed, 21 Feb 2024 at 5:30 PM | Eventbrite *** INFORMATIONS EN FRANÇAIS CI-DESSOUS *** The Montreal-Ottawa chapter of the Vertical Flight Society invites you to learn about the challenging work being done in testing icing protection systems for rotorcraft. Our first speaker, Dr. Albert Brand, will discuss a […]

November 29th 6PM ET – VFS presents “Alternative Energy Sources for VTOL of Tomorrow”

Reserve your ticket now The vertical lift industry has a bright future with the proliferation of remotely piloted platforms, eVTOL & AAM looming large on the horizon, the strong traditional rotorcraft market as well as exciting new defense platforms under development. But what is the fuel source that will drive this future? The Vertical Flight […]

FULL EVENT VIDEO – VFS & CAE Present “AAM Certification, Pilot Training and Operational Challenges“

CAE hosted the Montreal-Ottawa Chapter of the Vertical Flight Society on May 26, 2023. The keynote speaker was Ms. Marilyn Pearson, CAE’s Global Regulatory Affairs lead, who discussed the challenges to pilot training and operations in the AAM realm. Philippe Couillard, CAE’s VP of Engineering, also gave a brief corporate overview, as well as a […]

May 25th 6PM ET – VFS & CAE Present “AAM Certification, Pilot Training and Operational Challenges“

Space is limited so reserve your ticket here now. Join Marilyn Pearson in identifying the challenges to pilot training and operations in the new AAM realm. What will the new pilots need to be qualified and what are the regulatory challenges as we look toward integrating these new pilots and aircraft operations into the National Airspace Systems. […]

Wed, Apr 26, 2023 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT – Powering Vertical Flight: A look at what was, what is, and what will be !

LINK TO EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION Vertical flight is an integral part of the aviation ecosystem. From HEMS to Oil & Gas, Search & Rescue to VIP Operations and everything in between, Pratt & Whitney Canada – celebrating 1 billion flying hours across its engine fleet – has been at the forefront of delivering Dependable Engines in […]

Webinar – Aeroacoustics, Additive Manufacturing & Rotor Icing – Successful R&D for Vertical Lift through Industrial & Academic Collaboration – May 24th 2022, 12:00-13:00 EDT

REGISTER HERE Industries & Universities have a long history of collaboration in diverse fields of science. In Quebec and Ontario, the aerospace sector benefited from such a strong bond. Ideas became reality through scientific development lead by academics and introduced by industrial partners in new products and processes. The Montreal/Ottawa Chapter is proud to have […]

Helicopter Search & Rescue, Part 2 – Military Operations – February 22nd 2022 – 12PM EST

REGISTER HERE In the first part of this series put on by the Montreal-Ottawa Chapter of the Vertical Flight Society, we saw how vertical flight technology is being deployed by private companies, volunteer SAR operations and provincial police. For the second installment the Canadian Armed Forces will give some case studies of the work they […]