Forum 71

Forum 71 was a great success with more than 225 technical papers presented, as well as insights and panel discussions by dozens of key decision makers in industry, the US Army, US Navy/Marine Corps, and other government agencies and research institutions.
  • The CD-ROM of the Forum 71 Proceedings papers is now available in the AHS Online Store! The Forum 71 Proceedings CD-ROM is available in the AHS Online Store for $255 for AHS Members and $320.00 for Non-Members. Printed copies of the proceedings from Forum 71 and past Forums can be ordered from Curran Associates.
  • The Forum 71 Special Sessions CD contains more than a dozen pdf files of the briefings by all the US Army and US Navy/Marine Corps program managers, as well as the Nikolsky Lecture, CEO Panel, Supplier Panel and other great resources. Order your Forum 71 Special Sessions CD-ROM from the AHS Online Store – $50 for AHS Members and $145.00 for Non-Members.
  • Georgia Tech won the 3rd Annual Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge! The Georgia Tech Aerial Robotics Club was the winner of autonomous category and awarded $5,000 for fulfilling all requirements of the competition for the first time in the competition’s three year history. Read more about Georgia Tech and our other winners, plus check out our photos!
  • Check out our photo galleries of the Grand Awards Banquet, as well as Forum exhibits, tours and CEO Panel and more!

Plan now to attend the 72nd Annual Forum, May 17-19, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA!

AHS International's

71st Annual Forum and Technology Display

May 5-7, 2015 (Events begin on May 4)
Virginia Beach Convention Center 
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

"Transforming Vertical Flight Technology"

Register Now!

AHS Forum 71 logoAHS International's 71st Annual Forum and Technology Display is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The three-day meeting will include more than 225 technical papers -- and more than 250 presentations total -- on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems.

The Technology Display, running concurrent with the Forum, is the most extensive exposition of cutting edge vertical flight technologies in the world, and also includes other technologies more broadly applicable to aerospace in general. Leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities and research and development organizations will showcase the very latest in vertical flight technology.

Why should you attend Forum 71?
  • Over 225 technical papers! Learn from leaders in their fields as they discuss the latest theories and breakthroughs in vertical flight technology.
  • Hear from leaders in industry, academia and government to gain their perspectives on the future of vertical flight technology. The Forum will include panels of the CEOs of major helicopter manufacturers and suppliers, US Army and US Navy/Marine Corps aviation program managers, and other vertical flight science and technology leaders. 
  • See the latest technologies from leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities and research & development organizations in our extensive technology display.
  • Interact and share ideas with more than 1200 of the world's leading vertical flight professionals.
  • Recognition of AHS award winners and scholarship recipients at the Vertical Flight Foundation Reception and the Grand Awards Banquet.
  • Special pre-Forum activities on Monday, May 4, including tours, Short Courses and the MAV Student Challenge
  • And much, much more! 

Authors: (The deadline has passed. The below is provided for posterity.) 

Please submit to Download the Forum 71 Author Guide. This will guide you through all of the steps that you need to submit your final paper and includes registration, hotel and visa letter information (if applicable). Please remember that companies and/or government agencies may require 4-8 weeks for public release approval. If you have these restrictions, be sure to apply for approval early! Please use one of the paper templates below to compose your final paper:
Companies and Organizations: (The deadline has passed. The below is provided for posterity.) 

Don't miss Forum 71!
The Biggest and Best Vertical Flight Technology Event in the World!

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