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GoFly Prize Final Fly Off

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Location

Moffett Federal Airfield at NASA Ames Research Center

Moffett Blvd

Mountain View, CA 94043

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Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Event description
Join us as Teams from around the world compete for almost $2,000,000 in prizes as they fly the personal flyers of our childhood dreams!

About this Event

Join us for the GoFly Final Fly Off, February 27-29, 2020, at Moffett Federal Airfield at NASA’s Ames Research Center. GoFly Prize is a $2 million global competition to create personal flyers, and more than 850 teams comprising 3800+ innovators from 103 countries entered the multi-phase challenge. Throughout the three-day Fly Off event, teams from around the world will compete for almost $2 Million in prizes. This multi-day celebration of innovation will also include live air shows with personal flyers, innovation showcases, a pararescue demonstration from the California Air National Guard, and Keynotes with industry leaders.

With support from Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, Google’s Planetary Ventures, and 20+ aviation organizations, the 2-year global competition to create safe, quiet, ultra-compact, VTOL personal flyers is coming to fruition. Please join us in Mountain View, CA in February to witness human flight as never before seen!

Final Fly Off

Thursday, February 27th and Friday, February 28th are ticket-only days, when Teams will fly their personal flyers and we will be joined by industry and government leaders from NASA, the FAA, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, Embraer, VFS, AIAA, SAE, GAMA, AUVSI, AOPA, and many more.

Here’s a sampling of just a few of our Attendees:

  • Greg Hyslop, Chief Engineer, Boeing
  • Robert Pearce, Associate Administrator, NASA
  • Eugene Tu, Center Director, NASA Ames Research Center
  • Earl Lawrence, Executive Director, Aircraft Certification Service, FAA
  • Geoff Hunt, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney
  • Tess Hatch, Investor, Bessemer Venture Partners
  • Antonio Campello, President & CEO, EmbraerX
  • Helen Grenier, Co-Founder, iRobot
  • Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Kitty Hawk

On Leap Day*, Saturday, February 29th, all GoFly events will be open to the public with tickets. Leap Day will feature an Air Show, including:

  • GoFly Teams flying and showcasing their personal flyers
  • The California Air National Guard performing a Para-Rescue Jump
  • Team Interactions
  • A Celebration of Aviation

*Programming is subject to change.

Hotel information

GoFly is pleased to offer discounted rates at the following accommodations:

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto - 2050 University Ave. East Palo Alto - 650-566-1200

7 miles from Moffett Federal Airfield

2/27: $389 + tax, 2/28 & 2/29: $279 + tax per night, Complimentary parking, free wi-fi, fitness facility use

Email: reservations.pal@fourseasons.com and reference 2020 GoFly Price Room Block.

Call: 650-470-3847 and request the Reservations department; reference 2020 GoFly Price Room Block.

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport – 1770 S. Amplett Blvd, San Mateo – 650-653-0000

18 miles from Moffett Federal Airfield

$199.00 + tax per night, Complimentary overnight parking, Complimentary shuttle to/from SFO International Airport, Complimentary guestroom Wi-Fi for Marriott Bonvoy Members.

When booking reference the code: GFLGFLA

Or use the following link to book directly: Book your group rate for GoFly Prize Award Event

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Moffett Federal Airfield at NASA Ames Research Center

Moffett Blvd

Mountain View, CA 94043

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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