Events

2nd ARF Welcome by AVICopter (Cai).jpg Throughout the year, AHS International organizes and co-sponsors several regional and international conferences around the world that facilitate the advancement of the theory and practices of helicopter and other VTOL aircraft technology. Whether smaller (75-100 person) regional or technical specialists' meetings, or our Annual Forum the biggest and best vertical flight technical event in the world, with more than 1,100 attendees every event is designed to impart as much knowledge and understanding as possible, as well as provide networking contacts and excitement about the future of vertical flight.

Check out these exciting upcoming vertical flight technical events, and make your plans today to be part of tomorrow's vertical flight technology!

  • Unmanned Little Bird VTOL Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Jan 24, 2017 to Jan 26, 2017

    This meeting is the premier event on unmanned vertical flight technology, including vehicle design, enabling systems design, enabling automation design, simulation and testing, improved human-system integration (HSI) and regulatory solutions.

    Mesa, Arizona USA

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  • Rotorcraft Handling Qualities, Feb 22, 2017 to Feb 23, 2017

    This technical meeting focuses on meeting the needs of both military and civil rotorcraft handling qualities, flight controls and vehicle design communities.

    Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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  • Forum 73 logo with theme Forum 73, May 08, 2017 to May 11, 2017

    AHS International's 73rd Annual Forum & Technology Display is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The three-days of technical sessions will include well over 200 technical papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as invited presentations and discussions by leaders in industry and government.

    Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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  • ERF logo, white 43rd European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF), Sep 12, 2017 to Sep 15, 2017

    This Forum will be the 43rd in a series of meetings, which take place annually across Europe, rotating around the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Russia.

    Milan, Italy

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  • Vertical Lift Structures, Crashworthiness and Vulnerability Reduction Technical Meeting, Oct 24, 2017 to Oct 26, 2017

    The Vertical Lift Structures, Crashworthiness, and Vulnerability Reduction Technical Meeting will highlight structures, crash safety, and vulnerability reduction research and development enabling increased capability for manned and unmanned vertical lift aircraft. The meeting will consist of unclassified, unrestricted meetings.

    Hampton Roads, Virginia

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  • Kanazawa Station 6th Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum, Nov 07, 2017 to Nov 09, 2017

    The 6th annual Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF) and Heli Japan 2017 offers attendees an opportunity to present and discuss the latest advances and topics on Advanced Rotorcraft Technology (including design, aerodynamics, test and evaluation, and much more) and Safety Operations (including EMS, disaster relief and rescue operations, and much more).

    Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

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