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Friday, September 20 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Montgomery Knight 317
Free food
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The Technology of Vertical Flight: Twice as Fast, Twice as Far

The Georgia Tech Chapter

of the

Vertical Flight Society

invites you to

The Technology of Vertical Flight:

Twice as Fast, Twice as Far

a talk by

Dr. Albert Brand

Senior Technical Fellow for Flight Technology
Bell Flight

About the Talk
Rotorcraft engineers must resolve daunting challenges in Performance, Stability and Control, Aerodynamics, and Rotor/Airframe dynamics - all while managing weight, cost, and system requirements.  With multiple rotorcraft currently in development, Bell is the world leader in rotary wing technology, serving both military and commercial customers.  We make the world’s fastest rotorcraft and our commercial operations serve a world-wide fleet on all continents.

About the Speaker
Dr. Brand is Bell’s Sr Technical Fellow for Flight Technology and a Technical Fellow of the Vertical Flight Society.  He will discuss the science and technology of vertical lift and show what the future holds at Bell. His lecture is intended to expose engineers to fundamental principles of rotorcraft design and will explore some of the unique challenges faced in rotary wing aircraft developmen