Sit back, relax and enjoy your Escape From Gravity holiday, featuring your irrepressible guide to Aerospace, Art and Adventure: Erik Lindbergh and his wookie translator Nanu. Aerospace VerdeGo Aero is powering the flying car revolution.
This month we welcomed three impressive companies to VerdeGo Aero! In 1927 my Grandather jumpstarted the long distance aviation industry. In 2002, I helped jump start the private spaceflight industry with the XPRIZE. Welcoming these companies
Most of us grew up with The Jetsons flying car as a beloved dream. A dream that we’ve never quite realized. My mission is to unlock this vision and turn the flying car into reality. When I say that to people, I get some interesting reactions. Excitement and enthusiasm on the one hand, and disbelief and doubt on the other hand. Disruptive breakthroughs in technology are often preceded by doubt and even ridicule. We have all seen how new technologies appear unrealistic or even
Episode I: A second chance at life As a kid, I loved catching air. The bigger the air - the better. Gymnastics training honed my ninja-cat skills for the all-important landing. I leapt out of trees, pulled “backscratchers” off of ski jumps and every so often, when my pals seemed particularly aimless, I would do a standing back flip. These adrenaline exclamation points propelled me beyond the tedium of school, and insulated me from my teenage insecurities. They helped me feel
For more than a decade I couldn't walk without pain (much less climb) because Rheumatoid Arthritis ravaged my joints. I had replacement parts installed (Double Total Knee Replacements 20 years ago - and a few other hardware fixes along the way) and started taking a breakthrough biotech drug that gave me a second chance at a physical life. I have slowly been able to regain strength and stamina over the last 15 years, so it is with particular joy that I can climb again! A good
Perched high in a tiny hut. We admitted that we were getting old. The turbulence of life had shaken our rivets. But after a fire, food and sleep, we will climb up again. Because though we are old - we are still rockin it. #ErikLindbergh #Hutskiing #Telemarking #oldguysrockin #Powderskiing #EscapeFromGravity