ENSCO Presents PNT Research on Alternative Solution for eVTOL Market at VFS Forum

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Montréal, Québec, May 2, 2024

Comprehensive Suite of UAM eVTOL SolutionsENSCO, Inc., a trusted partner to commercial and military aircraft manufacturers for more than 35 years, will highlight its suite of solutions for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) at the Vertical Flight Society’s (VFS) 80th Annual Forum & Technology Display at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec, Canada from May 7-9, 2024. 

ENSCO Chief Engineer Dr. Wil Myrick, an expert in Positioning, Navigation & Timing (PNT), has been selected to present his paper, Complementary PNT with Fusion Artificial Intelligence Link Synchronization Array for eVTOL Systems (FAILSAFES™) during a technical session on Thursday, May 9 from 2:30 to 3 p.m. The paper demonstrates the strides ENSCO scientists have made integrating the company’s PicoRanger™ radio frequency (RF) ranging technology with its FAILSAFES product, which supports entrance into the eVTOL systems market for alternative PNT.

ENSCO’s team will be stationed at Booth 310, jointly exhibiting with Element U.S. Space & Defense (formerly NTS). The company’s experts will be on hand to discuss how its tailored solutions address the unique hurdles faced by AAM systems, platforms, and infrastructure providers. This includes how Complimentary Positioning, Navigation, & Timing (C-PNT), a development led by Dr. Myrick, addresses a wide range of tracking, locating, and navigation challenges, especially when GPS service is denied, impaired, or otherwise unavailable.

VFS’ three-day conference is the world’s leading international technical event highlighting vertical flight technology. The forum features more than 250 technical papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Test & Evaluation, along with discussions and presentations by leaders in military, government agencies, and industry.


ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, represent a $165 million international technology enterprise with 750+ employees headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area. For more than 50 years, ENSCO has been providing leading-edge engineering, science and advanced technology solutions to governments and private industries worldwide. ENSCO operates in the aerospace, national security, and surface transportation sectors. ENSCO serves customers in cutting-edge, mission-critical environments where safety, security, reliability, and resilience are of paramount importance. ENSCO field offices and subsidiaries, representatives, and partnerships are located throughout the United States and around the world. Learn more about ENSCO

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