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Heliport survey offers chance to win tickets and shape new service

Heliport survey offers chance to win tickets and shape new service

Isles of Scilly residents and visitors can win tickets for the new helicopter between Penzance and the islands for sharing their views on the new service. The team behind the new helicopter route has launched a survey to ensure it provides the best possible service for the islands when it launches in spring 2020. In… Read more »

Source: Penzance Heliport, 09-May-19

VFS Announces the Winners of Student Design Competition

VFS Announces the Winners of Student Design Competition

The Vertical Flight Society announces the winners of the 35th Annual Student Design Competition: the team comprised of the University of Maryland and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics took top honors in the graduate category, while the University of Maryland’s undergraduate team took first place in the undergraduate competition. The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) sponsored the competition… Read more »

Source: The Vertical Flight Society, 22-Aug-18

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Conklin & de Decker has exclusive offers for Heli-Expo 2017

Conklin & de Decker has exclusive offers for Heli-Expo 2017

Conklin & de Decker (Booth #8207) has announced they will offer Heli-Expo attendees a special 10% discount on their most popular data products during the three-day convention from March 7th through the 9th in Dallas, Texas. Heli-Expo attendees are invited to stop by the Conklin & de Decker booth to see what’s new with their… Read more »

Source: Conklin & de Decker, 07-Mar-17

Spectrum Aeromed Marks Anniversary with Contest and Celebration at Heli-Expo 2017

Spectrum Aeromed Marks Anniversary with Contest and Celebration at Heli-Expo 2017

Spectrum Aeromed announced today that the company plans to celebrate the completion of its 25th year in business with a contest at HELI EXPO in Dallas from March 7-9.  Spectrum Aeromed will be giving away a grand prize of a $250 Amazon gift card and (10) $25 Amazon gift cards during the contest.  Attendees must… Read more »

Source: Spectrum Aeromed, 03-Mar-17

HeliRussia to hold photo competition to mark 10 years

HeliRussia to hold photo competition to mark 10 years

The main Russian helicopter industry photo contest called “Beauty of rotary-wing machines” celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year. Held by the Russian Helicopter Industry Association (HIA) the competition enjoys high esteem both in Russia and abroad. About one hundred winners were awarded in the photo contest history. Photos for the contest “Beauty of rotary-wing machines… Read more »

Source: HeliRussia, 06-Feb-17

Sikorsky and AHS issue challenge with $50K prize

Sikorsky and AHS issue challenge with $50K prize

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, (NYSE: LMT) and the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International today announced the Sikorsky-AHS “Hover for a Day” Challenge, a new competition to demonstrate a game-changing level of efficiency in rotorcraft with a $50,000 prize at stake. Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development team within Sikorsky’s Engineering & Technology group, is working… Read more »

Source: AHS, 19-May-16

Londons Air Ambulance launches photo competition for 2017 calendar

Londons Air Ambulance launches photo competition for 2017 calendar

We have launched a photography competition calling on the public to submit photos of our helicopters and rapid response car fleet to fill our 2017 Charity Calendar. Money raised from the sale of the calendar will help us to deliver our advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, and continue saving lives in… Read more »

Source: Londons Air Ambulance, 13-May-16

Sikorsky names 6th Winner and Launches 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge

Sikorsky names 6th Winner and Launches 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge

Sikorsky Innovations today announced the winner of the 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge and the launch of the 7th competition. The  Entrepreneurial Challenge, driven by Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), is designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in the vertical flight market. The organization… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 29-Feb-16

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Deadline for 4th Annual AHS MAV Student Challenge approaches

Deadline for 4th Annual AHS MAV Student Challenge approaches

MAV Student Teams! This is a reminder to submit your Team Information Form for the 4th Annual AHS MAV Student Challenge by Friday, January 22. Finalists will be selected in the next three months to participate in the final fly off at the 72nd Annual Forum in West Palm Beach, Florida. Up to $10,000 in… Read more »

Source: AHS, 13-Jan-16

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AHS launches Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge 2016

AHS launches Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge 2016

The 2016 competition rules are now available! The American Helicopter Society (AHS) International invites student teams to participate in the 4th Annual Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Student Challenge. This electric-powered vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) MAV competition awards prizes for both “form” and “function” of the MAV. With respect to “form,” teams with unique, innovative and robust… Read more »

Source: AHS, 30-Nov-15

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$25K Cash Prize for Sikorsky’s 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge

$25K Cash Prize for Sikorsky’s 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge

Sikorsky Innovations will award a $25,000 cash prize to the winner of the next Entrepreneurial Challenge, a competition to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in the vertical flight market. Sikorsky Innovations is the technology development division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX). Along with the news… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 16-Jul-15

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AgustaWestland launches AW609 interior design competition

AgustaWestland launches AW609 interior design competition

AgustaWestland announced today the launch of the second edition of its “Flydeas for the City” initiative, within the framework of the ‘Energy for Creativity’ Exhibition-Event that was officially opened today by INTERNI magazine in Milan. The initiative is aimed at developing an all new, advanced corporate cabin interior for the AW609 TiltRotor with several design… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 14-Apr-15

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Russian Helicopters launch competition – Helicopters of the XXI century – 2015

Russian Helicopters launch competition – Helicopters of the XXI century – 2015

[electronic translation] Holding “Russian Helicopters” Rostec State Corporation announces the launch of the call for and development “Helicopters of the XXI century – 2015”. The contest started on February 26, 2015. This annual competition holding “Helicopters of Russia” has been held for the seventh time. Winners will receive diplomas from the CEO of the holding “Russian Helicopters” Alexander… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 03-Mar-15

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AHS runs 32st Annual Student Design Competition

AHS runs 32st Annual Student Design Competition

Can you design a better drone than Amazon or Google? The AHS International Student Design Competition challenges students to design a vertical lift aircraft that meets specified requirements, providing a practical exercise for engineering students at accredited colleges and universities around the world. The competition promotes student interest in vertical flight technology. A total of $12,000… Read more »

Source: AHS, 28-Jan-15

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Deadline approaches for 3rd Annual Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Student Challenge

Deadline approaches for 3rd Annual Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Student Challenge

MAV Student Teams! This is a reminder to submit your Team Information Form for the 3rd Annual AHS MAV Student Challenge by Friday, January 23. Finalists will be selected in the next three months to participate in the final fly off at the 71st Annual Forum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. A total of $10,000 in prizes will be awarded to the winning teams…. Read more »

Source: AHS, 22-Jan-15

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AHS Announces Student Design Competition RFP

AHS Announces Student Design Competition RFP

AHS International is proud to announce that the Request for Proposals for the 32nd Annual AHS International Student Design Competition, sponsored by The Boeing Company, is now posted at www.vtol.org/sdc. The 2015 challenge presented by The Boeing Company — entitled “Distributed Logistics in an Urban Setting Using Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” — was developed by the AHS International Student Design Competition… Read more »

Source: AHS, 04-Sep-14

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Sikorsky Challenges Kids to Create Helicopter of the Future in Scholarship Competition

Sikorsky Challenges Kids to Create Helicopter of the Future in Scholarship Competition

For the fourth consecutive year, Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is giving kids, ages 9-16, a chance to compete for a $1,000 scholarship through the Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge. The national program, which challenges kids to design a Helicopter of the Future, kicked off June 1 and will… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 10-Jun-14

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AgustaWestland announces interior design contest winner

AgustaWestland announces interior design contest winner

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the winner of the creative contest “Flydeas for the City”, during the opening conference at Fuorisalone 2014, the most important design event of the year that is held in Milan, Italy. The contest was held as part of the exhibition event “New Ideas for Feeding the City”…. Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 10-Apr-14

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Rotor Magazine Photo Contest closes Dec 1st

Rotor Magazine Photo Contest closes Dec 1st

The ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest closes Dec. 1.  Submit your winning photo today. You have only 10 days left to submit your entries, so dust off that Nikon (or just pull out your smartphone) and get snapping now! The contest rules are simple: amateur or professional, HAI member or not, your photo just has to contain all… Read more »

Source: HAI, 24-Nov-13

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Onboard Systems launch 2014 catalog photo contest

Onboard Systems launch 2014 catalog photo contest

What to Enter: We are looking for striking digital images of helicopters performing external load work operations. How to Enter: All images must be submitted though our online photo submission form, and all required fields must be completed. A maximum of five (5) photos may be submitted from each person. Entry Requirements: All photo entries… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 05-Nov-13

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Russian Helicopters announce sixth annual design competition

Russian Helicopters announce sixth annual design competition

[electronic translation]  Holding “Helicopters of Russia” (a subsidiary of OPK “Oboronprom”, a member of the State Corporation Rostekhnadzor) announces the launch of the sixth annual competition of design and engineering development “Helicopters of the XXI century – 2014”, which is held in conjunction with the Corporate University OPK “Oboronprom”. The contest “Helicopters XXI Century” held… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 05-Nov-13

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AHS announces 2013 Student Design Winners

AHS announces 2013 Student Design Winners

The AHS International Student Design Competition Steering Committee announced that The University of Maryland came in first place in the 30th Student Design Competition graduate category with “HeliX,” a variable diameter tiltrotor concept, while Georgia Institute of Technology’s “Sterna” compound helicopter captured second-place honors. In the undergraduate category, The Pennsylvania State University’s “Griffin” tiltrotor aircraft… Read more »

Source: AHS, 22-Aug-13

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Sikorsky transforms Entrepreneurial Challenge with launch of 4th competition

Sikorsky transforms Entrepreneurial Challenge with launch of 4th competition

To introduce more opportunities for entrepreneurs to contribute to aerospace innovation, Sikorsky Innovations today announced it has launched its 4th Entrepreneurial Challenge, a competition to accelerate companies and individuals with applications in the vertical flight market. Sikorsky Innovations is the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). As part of the Start-Up Aviation… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 31-Jul-13

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Sikorsky launches the Helicopter 2050 Challenge for 2013

Sikorsky launches the Helicopter 2050 Challenge for 2013

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has launched the 2013 Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Challenge, a national competition that invites youths ages 9-16 to envision a helicopter capable of addressing global issues likely to be encountered by mid century. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Winner of the grand prize — the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award —… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 03-Jul-13

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Sikorsky Innovations Launches Third Entrepreneurial Challenge Competition

Sikorsky Innovations Launches Third Entrepreneurial Challenge Competition

Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., announced today the launch of its third Entrepreneurial Challenge; a competition to identify and accelerate companies with revenue under $5M, including newly formed and pre-revenue entities, with applications in the rotorcraft market. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). At Heli-Expo 2013, the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Mar-13

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HAI announces winner of first Rotor Magazine photo contest

HAI announces winner of first Rotor Magazine photo contest

In a contest that drew hundreds of entries from professional photographers, an aviation maintenance technician’s self-portrait as he worked by himself under the lights captured the grand prize in ROTOR® magazine’s first-ever photo contest. Pablo Linares of Ft. Worth, Texas, used a tripod and small digital camera on a timer to snap a shot as he… Read more »

Source: HAI, 06-Feb-13

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Russian Helicopters launches “Helicopters XXI Century” competition for 2013

Russian Helicopters launches “Helicopters XXI Century” competition for 2013

Electronic translation from local language Russian helicopter holding “Russian Helicopters” announces the start of the annual competition of design and development “Helicopters of XXI Century” , held in conjunction with the Corporate University of OJSC “UIC” Oboronprom “since 2008. The main purpose of the competition “Helicopters XXI Century” is to attract young people to helicopter construction, formation… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 30-Oct-12

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AHS launches 2013 Student Design Competition

AHS launches 2013 Student Design Competition

The 2013 Student Design Competition challenges students to design The HealCopter, a helicopter aimed at rescuing victims of a natural disaster.  It must be capable of reaching the scene of the disaster rapidly with a large payload.  It also requires equipment for the helicopter to operate safely. The consequences of a severe earthquake in China… Read more »

Source: AHS, 10-Sep-12

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Enter the ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest

Enter the ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest

ROTOR® magazine is looking for some great photos of helicopters! Enter the ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest and capture the beauty and thrills of helicopter aviation. The ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest is open to all photographers — professional and amateur, HAI member and nonmember. All photos must contain all or part of a helicopter and must be… Read more »

Source: HAI, 13-Aug-12

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Helitech celebrates 25 years with photo competition

Helitech celebrates 25 years with photo competition

This year Helitech is celebrating 25 years of supporting the rotary industry. To mark this special occasion we want to look back on highlights from across the industry, since the show began in 1986, and create a retrospective to display at Helitech 2011 from the images we collect. To be a part of this all… Read more »

Source: Helitech, 01-Sep-11

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Jerry Trimble Helicopters announces Auto Rotation competition

Jerry Trimble Helicopters announces Auto Rotation competition

Jerry Trimble Helicopters is pleased to announce the First Annual Touchdown Auto Rotation Competition being held at the McMinnville Airport on Sunday, June 26.  The event corresponds to the Lions Club Fly-in/Drive-in pancake breakfast. The competition will be broken down into 2 categories: straight-in autos or 180° autos.  Pilots will have the choice to enter… Read more »

Source: Jerry Trimble Helicopters, 18-May-11

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HAI announces winner of Heli-Expo 2011 Survey

HAI announces winner of Heli-Expo 2011 Survey

To ensure that HELI-EXPO® continues to grow and improve, HAI surveyed attendees of HELI-EXPO 2011 to find out their reasons for attending, what they expected of EXPO and how they spent their time. Survey respondents were entered into a draw to win an iPad. On Apr. 18, Jim Beckley from Johnson Service Group was selected winner… Read more »

Source: HAI, 04-May-11

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Eurocopter giving away seven iPads at Heli-Expo

Eurocopter giving away seven iPads at Heli-Expo

American Eurocopter will be giving away 7 iPads throughout the Heli-Expo.  Only persons residing in United States who are at least 18 years of age can enter, so that counts out getting on for half of the show visitors from outside the US.  Sweepstakes Starts March 02, 2011 @ 12:30 pm (CST) and ends March… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Mar-11

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Russian industry association launches 4th annual helicopter photo contest

Russian industry association launches 4th annual helicopter photo contest

Electronic translation from local language press release Helicopter Industry Association holds fourth International Photographic Competition “The Beauty of helicopters” for the best work on the helicopter category. The task of the photo contest – help attract interest in the subject of a helicopter, a demonstration of the best works of photographers working in this field,… Read more »

Source: AVE, 21-Feb-11

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Russian Helicopters launches “Helicopter Designs for 2030” contest

Russian Helicopters launches “Helicopter Designs for 2030” contest

(electronic translation from local language) Moscow, December 14, 2010 – JSC “Helicopters of Russia jointly with the Corporate University OAO Oboronprom holding a contest Helicopters XXI century”. It is open to students and university student teams (no more than three people), as well as workers holding enterprises “Helicopters of Russia”. Age of participants – 18-35… Read more »

Source: Russian Helicopters, 15-Dec-10

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Vertical launches photo contest – but charges $25 to enter and requires copyright handover

Source: Vertical, 11-Apr-09

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