March 30, 2023
The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) recently announced the group recipients of its prestigious 2023 awards. For nearly 80 years, the VFS awards program has paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of vertical flight and has served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances. This year’s winners included Elbit Systems of America (Elbit America) who received the 2023 VFS Supplier Excellence Award.
Elbit Systems of America was recognized with the VFS Supplier Excellence Award due to its quality, innovation, and cost-effective products. The society also lauded Elbit America's contributions to improving vertical flight aircraft and its support and partnership with The Boeing Company on the AH-60 Apache rotorcraft and related airborne solutions. Elbit America's development and support of new products to support other vertical lift programs was also noted.
“Since 1944, VFS has been recognizing the most significant accomplishments in vertical flight,” said VFS Executive Director Mike Hirschberg. “This year’s group award winners highlight the incredible capabilities of vertical flight aircraft and those who develop and operate them.”
Elbit America and the other VFS award-winners will be recognized at the 79th Annual Grand Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2023, during the society’s 79th Annual Forum & Technology Display in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Elbit America's been a corporate member of the Vertical Flight Society since 2020.
Access the full VFS news release here.
Learn more about Elbit America's variety of Airborne solutions at https://www.elbitamerica.com/airborne.