Bell V-280 Valor Program Overview by Ryan Ehinger & Paul Wilson, March 27th 2019 – Bell Mirabel

REGISTER HERE Paul Wilson is the Chief Engineer for the Bell V-280 Program. He leads the engineering team responsible for execution of all development efforts on the V-280 Joint Multi-Role Tech Demonstration and Future Vertical Lift Programs. Prior to his current role, Paul led the V-280 Vehicle Systems IPT since 2014 in the development and […]

New Vertipedia Website

Vertipedia has undergone a major website update. Vertipedia is 851 aircraft, 460 powerplants; 437 biographies; 588 historical/technical milestones; and 4000+ images. New Vertipedia is mobile-friendly with faster page-load and integrates new boolean search function across internal VFS resources: Journal of AHS, VFS proceedings papers and searchable results on the main VFS website; and external databases, […]

VFS McGill Student Chapter – First Speaker Event – Craig Huisson, Pratt & Whitney Canada

VFS McGill Student Chapter had the pleasure of hosting Craig Huisson for their first speaker event on November 22. Craig Huisson is the director of Helicopter Programs at Pratt & Whitney Canada. With his over 30 years of experience, he delivered a fascinating presentation on the evolution of helicopters. He dug into the use of […]

Helicopter Pilots Panel Discussion

How does your work in helicopter design and engineering influence pilots lives in the field? On November 15th 2018, 60 people in the aerospace community joined together at the Laboratoire d’Enseignement des Systèmes Intégrés en Aérospatiale du Québec (LESIAQ www.lesiaq.aero) facility in Montréal-Est to hear stories from 4 helicopter pilots about their experiences. The pilots […]

CRIAQ 2018 Technical Aerospace Forum – On Demand Mobility Conference with Scott Drennan and Thomas Prevot

During the 2018 CRIAQ technical aerospace forum at the Palais des Congrès, Scott Drennan, Director, Innovation at Bell, and Thomas Prevot, Director of Engineering for Airspace Systems at Uber, hosted a networking event organized by CRIAQ and by AHS Montréal/Ottawa that was attended by more than 500 aerospace professionals and students. The presentation addressed global […]

On the way to Forum 74 in Phoenix Arizona – AHS Lichten Competition Results

On February 12th 2018, Bell hosted the Montréal/Ottawa regional chapter Robert L. Lichten competition. Julian Anthony and Maged Yassin, each students from the CFD Laboratory at McGill University under the supervision of professor Wagdi G. Habashi, visited the Bell Mirabel facility to present their research on ice accretion and shedding on helicopter rotors. The winner […]