Press Release Archives: 2011-2012

Professor Peretz Friedmann Awarded 2013 AHS Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship, November 14, 2012

AHS Executive Director Mike Hirschberg announced today that Professor Peretz Friedmann has been selected for the 2013 Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship. [PDF]

The University of Maryland and Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Liverpool Take Top Honors in the 29th Annual AHS/Industry Student Design Competition, August 7, 2012

AHS Executive Director Michael J. Hirschberg announced that The University of Maryland came in first-place in the 29th Student Design Competition graduate category with “Dart T690/E550,” a lift and thrust compounded VTOL aircraft, while Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Liverpool’s coaxial helicopter with a counter-rotating auxiliary propeller system titled “Advanced Racing Concept (ARC)” captured second-place honors. [PDF]

AHS Announces Winner of Alfred Gessow Best Paper Award, July 10, 2012

This year’s winner is entitled “Blade Tip Pressure Measurements Using Pressure Sensitive Paint.” [PDF]

AHS Announces New Officers for the Board of Directors, April 17, 2012

Philip J. Dunford, Chief Operating Officer, Boeing Military Aircraft, today announced the results of the society’s general elections for officers and directors for the period July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. [PDF]

AHS Announces 2012 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Recipients, April 5, 2012

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society is pleased to announce its 2012 Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarship recipients. [PDF]

AHS Announces 2012 Award Recipients, March 20, 2012

Philip J. Dunford, the Chair of the Board of AHS International – The Vertical Flight Technical Society announced the recipients of the Society’s 2012 awards program. [PDF]

AHS Supports New Congressional Army Aviation Caucus, December 13, 2011

AHS Executive Director Michael J. Hirschberg today helped kick off the Army Aviation Caucus with an invited presentation at the inaugural session of the new caucus. [PDF] Press photos available.

Professor Gareth Padfield Awarded 2012 AHS Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship, October 19, 2011

AHS Executive Director Mike Hirschberg announced today that Professor Gareth Padfield has been selected for the 2012 Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship. [PDF]

The University of Maryland and Georgia Institute of Technology Take Top Honors in the 28th Annual AHS/Industry Student Design Competition, July 22, 2011

AHS Executive Director Michael J. Hirschberg announced that The University of Maryland came in first-place in the 28th Student Design Competition graduate category with “Excalibur,” a variable diameter tiltrotor, and Georgia Institute of Technology’s coaxial compound with ducted auxiliary propulsion titled “Odyssey” captured second-place honors. [PDF]

AHS Announces New Officers For The Board Of Directors, May 22, 2011

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Society chairman Philip J. Dunford, Chief Operating Officer, Boeing Military Aircraft, today announced the results of the society’s general elections for officers and directors for the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. [PDF]

AHS Names Hirschberg as Executive Director, May 18, 2011

The American Helicopter Society International's Chairman of the Board, Philip J. Dunford, today announced the selection of Michael J. Hirschberg to be the AHS Executive Director, effective June 1, 2011. [PDF]

AHS Announces 2011 Award Recipients, April 4, 2011

AHS International – The Vertical Flight Society Chairman Philip J. Dunford today announced the recipients of the Society’s 2011 awards program. This prestigious program was initiated in 1944 and over the years has paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of the vertical flight industry. Each year the awards grow steadily in relevance and importance. [PDF]

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