Forum 73 Proceedings

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AHS International's 73rd Annual Forum & Technology Display, held May 9-11, 2017, in Fort Worth was a great success! Nearly 250 technical papers were presented, as well as insights and panel discussions by dozens of key decision makers in industry, the US Army, US Navy/Marine Corps, and many other government agencies and research institutions. 

The AHS Forum 73 proceedings papers include cutting-edge breakthroughs, research developments, and advancements in vertical flight technology. All technical papers and invited/VIP presentations are now available in the AHS Online Store as individual PDFs and as collections on CD-ROM. (Log in at My-AHS to be sure you get your member discount.) 

  • Technical Papers: Individual pdfs are now available for $15 each for AHS Members ($30 for non-members). 
  • Special Session Presentations: Individual pdfs are now available for $10 each or less for AHS Members ($20 for non-members). Many are available to AHS members for free!
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    The Proceedings CD contains all 239* technical papers that were submitted by the deadline. The Proceedings CD is available in the AHS Online Store for $200 for AHS Members ($300 for non-members). The Forum 73 Proceedings are also available on USB Stick.

  • The Special Sessions CD contains nearly three dozen pdf files from the Nikolsky Lecture, CEO Panel, US Army and US Navy/Marine Corps program manager briefings and the VTOL Prize, Advanced Air Vehicle and Transformative VTOL Urban Air Mobility sessions. You can order your Forum 73 Special Sessions CD from the AHS Online Store for $50 for AHS Members ($145 for non-members). *Note: The Special Sessions CD also includes the three technical papers that were accepted, but missed the cut-off deadline for production of the Proceedings CD. 

  • Printed volumes of the proceedings from Forum 73 and past Forums can be ordered from Curran Associates

  • Pictures: The Forum 73 photo galleries are now online.

While you are visiting the AHS Online Store, check out our past Forum proceedings and special sessions discs, or our individual Forum papers index. Including past Forums and technical meetings proceedings papers, plus Vertiflite and other publications, we have nearly 11,000 downloadable pdfs in the AHS Online Store — the largest vertical flight technical library in the world!

Save the date: AHS International’s 74th Annual Forum & Technology Display will be held May 14-17, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Plan now to attend as we continue to explore The Future of Vertical Flight!


Updated June 1, 2017