The GoFly Competition, sponsored by Boeing, is a challenge to create a personal flying device that is safe, useful, and thrilling. The goal of the GoFly Prize is to foster the development of safe, quiet, ultra-compact, near-VTOL personal flying devices capable of flying twenty miles while carrying a single person.
As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, Boeing supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. "Almost every Boeing product that I can think of has been impacted positively by the products of MSC – and the reason is due to the strong partnership between the Boeing engineering team and the MSC engineering team," John Tracy, Chief Technology Officer at Boeing.
Recent advances in propulsion, energy, light-weight materials, and control and stability systems have combined to produce a moment of achievable innovation. What can be accomplished today could not have been attained even a few years ago. Technological and scientific advances have resulted in a time when our most audacious dream—the dream of pure human flight—is now achievable. Being a part of what's next is truly our passion, and we are excited to see others do the same. Have a revolutionary design?