Upcoming Event! Recent Vertical Lift Research at the National Research Council of Canada, April 23rd at 11:30-12:30 AM ET

Save the date: On April 23rd at 11:30-12:30 AM ET, join us virtually for a talk from experts at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) presenting Recent Vertical Lift Research. Short Abstract: For over 60 years the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada’s Aerospace Research Centre has conducted a broad variety of helicopter and […]

VFS McGill Student Chapter – Virtual Panel: Drones in the Medical Field

***Text by McGill VFS Student Chapter*** Introduction Back on March 8th, the VFS McGill chapter along with the McGill Biomedical Engineering Club organized a virtual panel marrying two topics that do not get put together very often: drones and medicine. Specifically, how could the ever-growing capabilities of drone technology be used in the medical field? […]

VFS McGill Case Competition

***Article provided by the VFS McGill Student Chapter*** After a grueling weekend of engineering and design featuring 51 students from more than 10 different majors, 4 external supporting organizations, and 6 McGill organizing clubs, VFS McGill’s Agri-Drones Case Competition event came to an epic conclusion in the Final Ceremony where 3 teams were crowned winners. […]

VFS Montréal/Ottawa – Lichten Presentation – Adam Targui – McGill University

From left to right : Albertus Tjandra, Mathieu Béland & Maxime Lapalme (Bell), Adam Targui & Professor Wagdi Habashi (McGill), Chantal Boucher (Bell) February 6th 2020 The VFS Lichten presentation for the Montréal/Ottawa Chapter was held on February 6th at Bell in Mirabel. Adam Targui along with Professor Wagdi Habashi from McGill were there to […]

McGill Student Chapter – Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing Revolution over the past 10 years with Kenneth Swartz

The McGill student chapter of the Vertical Flight Society hosted a presentation by Kenneth Swartz, president of Aeromedia Communications, on November 14th, 2019 at McGill University. An audience of approximately 85 industry professionals and students were on hand to hear about the evolution of electric Vertical Take Off and Landing over the past 10 years. […]

VFS Conference: Beta Technologies eVTOL Aircraft Ava – Tuesday, November 26th 2019

REGISTER HERE Join us to hear Tom O’Leary, Chief Operating Officer at Beta Technologies, presenting Ava XC, an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for urban air taxi and to transport human organs, already flying since mid-2018 and completed more than 180 test flights. This South Burlington based company is already working on Ava’s […]

November 14th at 6pm at McGill University – Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing Revolution over the past 10 years with Kenneth Swartz – organized by our McGill student chapter.

Dear Vertical Flight Society members, On November 14th at 6pm at McGill University, come hear about the Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing Revolution over the past 10 years… organized by our McGill student chapter. We have one of the most knowledgeable people in the eVTOL space to depict a portrait of what is going […]