Yearly Archives: 2015

  • NASA’s ‘Greased Lightning’ drone merges helicopter and plane technology

    Posted on May 9, 2015 by Admin in NASA, Unmanned.

    08 May 2015 Is it a helicopter? Is it a plane? NASA has developed a 10-engine electric vehicle that can take off like a helicopter but fly a plane. The prototype, dubbed ‘Greased Lightning,’ or ‘GL-10’ is initially being developed as a drone, according to NASA but could eventually become a manned vehicle. “We have […]

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  • AHS Federal City Chapter Dinner Meeting – Richard Gilpin – Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy

    Posted on March 26, 2015 by Shakari Linder in Events.

    AHS Federal City Chapter Dinner Meeting Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 Mr. Richard Gilpin Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Air Programs Place – Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel 900 South Orme Street Arlington, VA Time 6:00 p.m. SOCIAL (cash bar) 6:45 p.m. SEATED DINNER 7:30 p.m. GUEST SPEAKER Cost: $35.00 All Participants Corporate table reservations […]

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    AHS Federal City Chapter Dinner Meeting – VTOL Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Posted on March 13, 2015 by Shakari Linder in Events.

    AHS Federal City Chapter Dinner Meeting “VTOL Unmanned Aircraft Systems” Mark Mohr Northrop Grumman Corporation FIRESCOUT Arne Skjaerpe Prox Dynamics USA PD-100 BLACK HORNET Location: Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel 900 South Orme Street Arlington, VA 22204 6:00 p.m. SOCIAL (cash bar) 6:45 p.m. SEATED DINNER 7:30 p.m. GUEST SPEAKER Cost: $35.00 All participants Corporate table […]

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  • Army Engineers Define Future Aviation Fleet

    Posted on March 11, 2015 by Admin in Army, Defense, Future Vertical Lift.

    03 Mar 15; RDECOM The U.S. Army science and technology community is charting the future of military vertical lift aviation that will enable warfighters to accomplish missions not possible today. The Army, supported by NASA and the Navy, is combining its areas of technical expertise to accomplish the aggressive scientific and engineering goals necessary to […]

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    Sikorsky Wins $8 Million Contract For DARPA’s ALIAS Program

    Posted on March 6, 2015 by Admin in DARPA, Sikorsky.

    Sikorsky has won $8 million contract for Phase 1 of the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The DARPA’s ALIAS program’s aim is to develop and insert new automation into existing aircraft to enable operation with reduced onboard crew, according to the press release announced on […]

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    Michael Hirschberg Recognized for Excellence in Communications

    Posted on February 26, 2015 by Shakari Linder in Announcements.

    The Helicopter Association International has named Michael Hirschberg, executive director of the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International, as this year’s recipient of the Lightspeed Aviation Excellence in Communications Award, presented annually to the individual or organization achieving the most creative and distinct dissemination of information about the helicopter industry. AHS International is the world’s oldest […]

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  • JOIN US AT OUR AHS FCC DINNER MEETING

    Posted on February 18, 2015 by Shakari Linder in Events.

    AHS Federal City Chapter Dinner Meeting Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 COL Michael J. Best “President’s Budget 2016 Army Aviation” Place – Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel 900 South Orme Street Arlington, VA Cost: $35.00 All Participants Corporate table reservations for 8 people available upon request $400 Time: 6:00 p.m. Social (cash bar); 6:45 p.m. Seated Dinner; […]

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  • Join AHS Federal City Chapter’s Dinner

    Posted on January 15, 2015 by Shakari Linder in Events.

    AHS Federal City Chapter Dinner Meeting Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Colonel Kevin Wild Commanding Officer Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel 900 South Orme Street Arlington, VA 22204 6:00 p.m. SOCIAL (cash bar) 6:45 p.m. SEATED DINNER 7:30 p.m. GUEST SPEAKER Cost: $35.00 All Participants Corporate table reservations for 8 people available […]

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