Call for 2014 AeroVelo Sponsorship Director and Photo/Video Director Internships!

Call for 2014 AeroVelo Sponsorship Director and Photo/Video Director Internships!

In addition to our engineering and research positions, AeroVelo is seeking two additional interns to round out our team in this year’s quest to break the human-powered land-speed record of 133 km/hr: Sponsorship Director We’re looking for someone with experience in a sponsorship, fundraising or public relations to lead the team’s sponsorship efforts. This willContinue Reading

Snowbird Human-Powered Ornithopter Unveilling in Museum and Lecture in Ottawa!

Snowbird Human-Powered Ornithopter Unveilling in Museum and Lecture in Ottawa!

Hi Everyone! Wednesday April 2nd will be a day years in the making: the Snowbird Human-Powered Ornithopter will be put on permanent display in the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa! Many thanks to the Kenneth Molson Foundation and the museum organization for making this great event and installation possible. If you would likeContinue Reading

Call for Summer 2014 Research Interns!

Call for Summer 2014 Research Interns!

  AeroVelo is seeking high-caliber student interns with skills in technology/engineering design and hands-on fabrication. The selection process will focus on applicants with exceptional experience either with extra-curricular design teams or with independently pursued hobbies and projects. Applications are due by midnight on April 3, 2014. The focus of this summer’s project is breaking theContinue Reading

Todd and Cam Speaking in Montreal and Ottawa this week!

Todd and Cam Speaking in Montreal and Ottawa this week!

Hey everyone, Todd and Cameron will be presenting “Doing More with Less: Human Flight on the Power of a Cordless Drill” in Montreal (Wednesday) and Ottawa (Thursday) this week! These talks, organized by the Montreal/Ottawa Chapter of the American Helicopter Society and CASI Quebec, promise to be great events. There will be a reception priorContinue Reading

Speaking and Outreach End an Exciting 2013!

Hey Everyone! We’ve been a little quiet on the home front these past few weeks, largely because we’ve been keeping busy with some great outreach opportunities and speaking events! There’s been incredible global interest in the team’s effort to win the Sikorsky Prize, and we’ve been able to share some of our insights, lessons-learned, andContinue Reading

Battle Mountain 2013: A Photo and Video Journal

Battle Mountain 2013: A Photo and Video Journal

order essay This year's World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada was super exciting! We had both bikes Vortex and Bluenose reaching top speeds and breaking many personal bests: we walked away with 6 new hats (awarded at every 5 mile/hr milestone). We began our journey in Toronto, packing up the bikes, equipment, andContinue Reading

New Helicopter Men’s and Women’s World Records!

New Helicopter Men’s and Women’s World Records!

On September 23rd and 24th we took Atlas out one more time to try to push the current endurance records and give the rest of the team members a chance to fly. Overall it was a great success with Trefor Evans setting a new world record at 86 seconds, Alexis Reichert setting a new women'sContinue Reading

Atlas endurance record attempts next Monday and Tuesday

Atlas endurance record attempts next Monday and Tuesday

It’s been just over 3 months since the prize winning flight of the Atlas Human-Powered Helicopter, but we’re not quite done yet This Monday and Tuesday (Sept 23, 24), we will be attempting to break the men’s and women’s endurance records and giving the rest of the team members and opportunity to fly. This willContinue Reading

Battle Mountain 2013: World Human-Powered Speed Challenge

Battle Mountain 2013: World Human-Powered Speed Challenge

It’s been an exciting summer, but the fun isn’t over yet! Following the record flight of Atlas on June 13th, the team has been focused on the Human-Powered Speed Championship held each September in Battle Mountain, Nevada. This is where the fastest teams come from around the world shooting for the title of world’s fastestContinue Reading

AeroVelo Officially Awarded AHS Sikorsky Prize!

AeroVelo Officially Awarded AHS Sikorsky Prize!

Great news! The American Helicopter Society has officially declared AeroVelo winner of the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition. After a thorough and rigorous independent analysis of the flight data of June 13th 2013 12:43 EDT, the AHS Human-Powered Helicopter Committee concluded that indeed Atlas' epic flight 1) exceeded 60 seconds duration, 2) exceededContinue Reading

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