Technical Paper Schedule

 

Forum 80 Technical Paper Session Schedule

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 to Thursday, May 9, 2024

Main Author Listed First
*Denotes Presenting Author

Session breaks are listed in the Technical Session at a Glance

Acoustics         Advanced Vertical Flight         Aerodynamics         Aircraft Design         Autonomy & UAS        
Avionics and Systems         Crash Safety         Crew Stations and Human Factors         Dynamics        
Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL)         Handling Qualities         Health and Usage Management Systems        
History         Manufacturing Technology and Processing         Modeling and Simulation         Operations         Propulsion        
Safety         Structures and Materials         System Engineering Tools/Processes         Test and Evaluation        


Acoustics

Acoustics I

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Numerical Aeroacoustic Simulation of Shrouded and Unshrouded Coaxial Rotors
(Paper 1186)
Gabriel Reboul,* French Aerospace Lab (ONERA); Erica Gallo, von Karman Institute Fluid Dynamics;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Computational Acoustic Prediction on the Aerodynamic and Acoustic Rotorprop Test
(Paper 1067)
Zhongqi Jia,* Joon W. Lim, Jain Rohit, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Investigation Of Turbulent Interaction Noise in Hexacopter Flyover
(Paper 1080)
Bhaskar Mukherjee,* Kenneth Brentner, Rupak Chaudhary, Eric Greenwood, Nitya Singh, Vitor Valente, Pennsylvania State University;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
2023 Cheeseman Best Paper: A Comprehensive Helicopter Acoustic Modeling Tool Based on Simulation and Experiment
(Paper 1409)
Frederic Guntzer,* Julien Caillet, Charles Cariou, Pierre Dieumegard, Enric Roco Leon, Jean-Paul Pinacho, Airbus Helicopters;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Investigation of Airfoil Parameterizations and Optimization for Rotor Broadband Noise Reduction
(Paper 1115)
Jordon Won,* Seongkyu Lee, University of California, Davis;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Modeling Approach and Departure Noise of the Joby Aviation Aircraft
(Paper 44)
Austin Thai,* Jeremy Bain, Joby Aviation;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Experimental Investigation of Coaxial Co-Rotating and Counter-Rotating Rotor Acoustics in Hover
(Paper 1287)
Vasha Sedlacek,* Matthew Asper, Jayant Sirohi, Kunal Rahul Yadav, University of Texas Austin;

Acoustics II

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
An Experimental Evaluation of an Electronic Rotor Phase Synchronization System for Multirotor Aircraft Noise Control
(Paper 1194)
Vitor T. Valente,* Eric Greenwood, Eric N. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Frequency Domain gappy-POD for Rotor Acoustic Measurement Optimization
(Paper 1121)
Charles Tinney,* John Valdez, Irene Zhao-Dubuc, Applied Research Laboratories;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Understanding Takeoff and Landing Noise for Small Multirotor Vehicles
(Paper 1157)
Rupak Chaudhary,* Eric Greenwood, Andrew Jue, Bhaskar Mukherjee, Kenneth S. Brentner, Vitor T. Valente, Pennsylvania State University;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Generalized Linear Modeling of Rotorcraft Acoustic Flight Test Data
(Paper 31)
James Stephenson,* US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Multirotor Noise Source Separation and Characterization from Ground-Based Acoustic Measurements
(Paper 1070)
Joel Sundar Rachaprolu,* Ezzeldin El Sharkawy, Eric Greenwood, Vitor T Valente, Pennsylvania State University;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Numerical and Flow Sensitivity Study of Propeller and Wing Interaction Noise
(Paper 1240)
Nikos Trembois,* Ethan Brown, Seongkyu Lee, University of California, Davis; Kenneth Brentner, Tyler Ramsarran, Pennsylvania State University;

Acoustics III

Technical Session D: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Investigation of Installation Effects of the Volocopter-2X Rod Structure
(Paper 1098)
Moritz Muth,* Manuel Keßler, Ewald Krämer, University of Stuttgart;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Noise Modeling of a Tilt-Rotor Air Taxi Configuration Utilizing a Hybrid Acoustic Analogy Approach
(Paper 1085)
Teresa Baerens,* Technical University Munich;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Predictions of eVTOL Broadband Noise from High-Fidelity CFD Loads
(Paper 1336)
Brendan Smith,* Ullhas Hebbar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Farhan Gandhi, North Carolina State University;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Numerical Analysis for Active Noise Control of Rotor based on Dynamic Variable-diameter Method
(Paper 1259)
Yan Ding,* Xi Chen, Bo Wang, Guoqing Zhao, Qijun Zhao, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics;


Advanced Vertical Flight

Advanced Vertical Flight I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Design and Initial Flight Testing of a Coaxial Tilting-Head Compound Rotorcraft
(Paper 8)
Jack Langelaan, James Bennink,* Pennsylvania State University;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Design Modifications for Improved Quadrotor Tailsitter UAS
(Paper 1244)
Robert Niemiec,* Farhan Gandhi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; John Gerdes, Remi Hensel, Jean-Paul Reddinger, DEVCOM Army Research Lab;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nonlinear Flight Dynamics Modeling of an Air-Launched Tailsitter UAV
(Paper 6)
Reuben-Wayne Stewart,* Moble Benedict, Jack Dooher, Texas A&M University;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Parametric Analysis of Rotor Orientation and Location for a Highly Efficient Winged Quadcopter
(Paper 1187)
Richard Healy,* Oak Ridge Associated Universities; Phuriwat Anusonti-Inthra, Matthew Floros, DEVCOM Army Research Lab;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Development and Flight Testing of a Hand-Launched Foldable Micro Air Vehicle
(Paper 26)
Connor Elliott, Nicolas Belgum, Moble Benedict, Hunter Denton, Vishnu Saj,* Texas A&M University;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Transitioning eVTOL Aircraft with Augmentative Cross-Modal Elements
(Paper 1250)
Gary Robert Gress,* University of Calgary;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Design and Development of a Swashplateless Micro Helicopter with Pitch-Lag Coupling
(Paper 1291)
Kirti Bhatnagar, Abhishek Abhishek,* Divyanshi Bansal, IIT Kanpur;

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Investigation of Rotor Vertical Offset Effects on Quadrotor Performance
(Paper 1388)
Abraham Atte, Juergen Rauleder,* Georgia Institute of Technology;

Advanced Vertical Flight II

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Aircraft Design Implications for Urban Air Mobility Vehicles Performing Public Good Missions
(Paper 1057)
Christopher Silva,* Wayne Johnson, NASA Ames Research Center; Eduardo Solis, Science and Technology Corporation;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Interactional Aerodynamics between a Rotor and a Blade-Tip-Propeller through Wind Tunnel and Hover Stand Testing
(Paper 1217)
Robert Brown,* US Navy Warfare Center (Carderock); Inderjit Chopra, University of Maryland;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
A Preliminary Investigation into Future Martian Multicopter Configurations Using Specified Parameters
(Paper 1266)
Vishal Youhanna,* Leonard Felicetti, Dmitry Ignatyev, Cranfield University;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Why It Takes More Energy to Decrease Rotor/Propeller Noise for an eVTOL Vehicle
(Paper 1236)
Riccardo Roiati,* Richard Anderson, VerdeGo Aero;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Impact of the Wind on the Hovering Performance of Stabilized Payload Lifting with a Single Tethered Fixed-Wing Aircraft
(Paper 35)
Maxime Doguet,* David Rancourt, Université de Sherbrooke, Createk Innovation Group;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Investigation of Hover Endurance Optimized Electric Propulsor Pod
(Paper 1329)
Dragos-Stefan Dancila,* University of Texas Arlington; Budhyant Venepalli, Consultant;


Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Quantification of the Aerodynamic Interference for Counter-Rotating Coaxial Rotors In-Ground Effect
(Paper 4)
Zachary Moore,* Vrishank Raghav, Lokesh Silwal, Aditya Vijayaraj, Auburn University;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Unsteady Loads of a Scaled Rotor on and near the Landing Deck of the NATO Generic Destroyer with Concurrent Stereo PIV and Surface Pressure Measurements
(Paper 1063)
Wei-Han Chen,* Juergen Rauleder, Georgia Institute of Technology;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Volumetric Wake Investigation of a Free-Flying Quadcopter using Shake-The-Box Lagrangian Particle Tracking
(Paper 1161)
Claus Christian Wolf,* Johannes Bosbach, Alexander Heintz, Daniel Schanz, Andreas Schröder, Clemens Schwarz, Tobias Strübing, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Experiments and Modelling of Multicopter Rotor Response to Sinusoidal Vertical Gusts
(Paper 1148)
Anthony Gardner,* Johannes Braukmann, Anna Kostek, Felix Loessle, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Experimental Whirl Tower Tests Approaching and Surpassing Stall for a Variety of Tip Speeds and Rotor Blades
(Paper 1208)
Matti Mitropoulos,* Aaron Barth, Verena Heuschneider, Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Experimental Investigation of Rotor Blade Structural Response In Hovering and Advance Flight at Low Reynolds Number Conditions
(Paper 1228)
Alexander Croke,* Richard Green, University of Glasgow; Anya Jones, Oliver Wild, University of Maryland;

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Comprehensive Aerodynamic Analysis of PIV Measurements in the NFAC 80- by 120-ft Test Section Towards Understanding HVAB Hovering Rotor Characteristics
(Paper 1351)
Manikandan Ramasamy,* US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Thomas Norman, NASA; James Heineck, Edward Schairer, Gloria Yamauchi, NASA Ames Research Center;

Aerodynamics II

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
A Quasi-Prescribed Rotor Wake Method Capturing Wake-to-Wake Interactions
(Paper 1116)
Racheal Erhard,* Juan Alonso, Stanford University;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Actuator Line and Immersed Boundary Methods for Rotorcraft CFD
(Paper 1128)
Dylan Jude,* US Army; Ronan Boisard, Stéphanie Péron, French Aerospace Lab (ONERA); Shirzad Hosseinverdi, Science and Technology Corp.; Jay Sitaraman, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Exploiting of Virtual Blade Modelling on the performance study of a shrouded tail rotor
(Paper 1154)
Elena Cerudelli,* James Barber, Gregorio Frassoldati, Leonardo S.p.A.; Christian Spiess, Kopter Group;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Efficient Hybrid Wake Modelling for Advanced Configuration Design and Analysis
(Paper 1211)
Glen Whitehouse,* Alexander Boschitsch, Daniel Wachspress, Continuum Dynamics, Inc.;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Rotor Blade Design Optimization with Airfoil Consideration Using Advanced Reduced Order Models
(Paper 1261)
Yoonpyo Hong,* German Aerospace Center (DLR); Dawoon Lee, Agency for Defense Development; Yu-eop Kang, Kwanjung Yee, Seoul National University;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Verification of Radially Continuous Actuator-Based Models for Rotors in Hover
(Paper 1323)
Ullhas Udaya Hebbar,* Farhan Gandhi, Robert Niemiec, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Jean-Paul Reddinger, DEVCOM Army Research Lab;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
A Dual-Step Deep Learning-Based Surrogate Model for Dynamic Stall Predictions
(Paper 1325)
Jennifer Abras,* Nathan Hariharan, HPCMP CREATE;

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Numerical Investigation of Turbulence Transition Models for the Prediction of Helicopter Rotor Performance in Hover
(Paper 1360)
François Richez,* French Aerospace Lab (ONERA);

Aerodynamics III

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Full Vehicle Simulations of a Helicopter in Steady Autorotation
(Paper 1065)
Steven Tran,* Science & Technology Corp.; Mark Lopez, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Tiltwing Transition Flight Analysis Using High-Fidelity CFD
(Paper 1229)
David Garcia Perez,* Patricia Ventura Diaz, Seokkwan Yoon, NASA Ames Research Center;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Exploring the Connection between Leading-Edge Suction and Dynamic Stall on Rotors in Forward Flight using Computational Results
(Paper 1238)
Yi Tsung Lee, Ashok Gopalarathnam,* Chi-An Yeh, North Carolina State University; Rohit Jain, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Effect of Gust on Coaxial Rotors using Free Vortex Methods
(Paper 1262)
Shrivathsan Narayanan,* Bharath Govindarajan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Multi-Fidelity Investigation of Aerodynamics and Acoustics of the Joby Aviation Aircraft using CREATETM AV Helios
(Paper 1282)
Beatrice Roget,* Joon Lim, Jayanarayanan Sitaraman, US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Jeremy Bain, Daniel Escobar, Austin Thai, Joby Aviation; Dylan Jude, Jude Aerodynamics LLC;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Computational Analysis of Behavior and Structures of Coaxial Rotor Hub and Sail Fairing Wake
(Paper 1312)
Neal Deore,* James Coder, Pennsylvania State University;

Aerodynamics IV

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Validation of Computational Tools for Simulation of Tiltrotor Hover Aeromechanics with Flight Test Data
(Paper 1089)
Alex Moushegian, David Farish,* Eric Hayden, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Aircraft Div. (NAWCAD); Andrew Bodling, Science and Technology Corp.;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Download Investigation Comparing Mid-Fidelity Techniques Against High-Fidelity Computations and Experiment for the ROBIN Tunnel Model
(Paper 1090)
Jennifer Abras,* Nathan Hariharan, HPCMP CREATE;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Stall on the MERIT Rotor in Hover
(Paper 1118)
Giacomo Baldan,* Alberto Guardone, Politecnico di Milano; Verena Heuschneider, Matti Mitropoulos, Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Comparison of Experimental and CFD Results for RAIDER X&[reg] Competitive Prototype 1/9th Scale Model
(Paper 1255)
Kalki Sharma,* Patrick Bowles, Colin Bunting, Dylan Dziuba, Katherine Gruber, Vera Klimchenko, Peter Lorber, Nick Tuozzo, Brian Wake, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Full Vehicle Helios Model Performance Correlation with SB>1 Flight Test
(Paper 1313)
Byung-Young Min,* Daniel Griffiths, Jeewoong Kim, Vera Klimchenko, Jacob Neiswonger, Brian Wake, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Experimental and Computational Investigations of Propeller Wing Interactions for Varying Propeller Tilt Angles
(Paper 1337)
Shreyas Srivathsan,* Juergen Rauleder, Marilyn Smith, Pranav Sridhar,* Georgia Institute of Technology;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Wind Tunnel Testing Of Heavy Class Attack Helicopter In A Pressurized Wind Tunnel And Validation Of CFD Analyses
(Paper 1344)
Osman Gungor, Ayberk Caglar, Alper Ezertas, Muhammed Kilic,* Turkish Aerospace;


Aircraft Design

Aircraft Design I

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Gearing Matrix Definition via Control Allocation Optimization Applied to an Over Actuated Aircraft
(Paper 1064)
Luca Bugliari Armenio,* Davide Cadeddu,* Nicola Cortigiani, Gaspare Vita, Leonardo Helicopters;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Flight Dynamics Conceptual Design Exploration of Multirotor eVTOL
(Paper 1106)
Carlos Malpica,* NASA Ames Research Center;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
High Fidelity CFD/CSD Method for Rotor Blade Optimization
(Paper 1221)
Mark Woodgate,* George Barakos, University of Glasgow;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Experimental and Analytical Approach Towards Determining an Optimal Wing Arrangement for eVTOL Aircraft based on Aerodynamic Performance and Handling Qualties
(Paper 1251)
Shawn Lim,* Philemon Koh Jun Kai, Satish Suppiah, James Wang, Eden Lee Yao Rong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Deep Learning Framework for Design and Optimization of Rotor Blades
(Paper 1269)
Apurva Anand,* University of Maryland;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Aerodynamic Optimization and Experimental Analysis of Shrouded Rotor Blades
(Paper 1289)
Abdallah Mohammed Sayed,* Robert Martinuzzi, Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano, University of Calgary;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
An Open-Source Based Optimization Toolbox for Rotorcraft Airframe
(Paper 1295)
Dominik Schwinn,* Kagan Atci, Dieter Kohlgrüber, Michael Petsch, Peter Weiand, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

Aircraft Design II

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Dragonfly Rotor Optimization using Machine Learning Applied to an OVERFLOW Generated Airfoil Database
(Paper 1316)
Jason Cornelius,* NASA Ames Research Center; Sven Schmitz, Pennsylvania State University;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
High-Speed Compound Rotorcraft Performance and Design
(Paper 1150)
Peter Weiand,* Kagan Atci, Richard Becker, Dominik Schwinn, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Design and Testing of a Highly Redundant Electro-Mechanical Actuator for Aircraft Primary Flight Control Applications
(Paper 1395)
Uwe Arnold,* Jan Haar, Airbus Helicopters Technik GmbH;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Comparison of Aerodynamic Performance of Fenestron and Open Tail Rotors
(Paper 1147)
Stephen Strickland,* Roy Hartfield, Auburn University; Jacques Virasak, R1202, LLC; Vivek Ahuja, Research In Flight;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
40th Student Design Competition Undergraduate Winner: Georgia Tech & US Military Academy The Harpy High Speed Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) Aircraft
(Paper 1411)
Walther Chong,* Gray Simmons,* Georgia Institute of Technology;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
40th Student Design Competition Graduate Winner: UMD Arion High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL) Aircraft
(Paper 1410)
Nathan O'Brien,* Xavier Delgado,* University of Maryland;

Aircraft Design III

Technical Session D: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Optimization of Electrified Drivetrain Concepts for Enhanced Rotorcraft Performance
(Paper 1315)
Aaron VanLandingham,* David Hall, Pennsylvania State University;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Conceptual Design and Experimental Verification of Electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Logistics at High Altitude
(Paper 7)
Nishant Raj, Abhishek Abhishek,* Vardhman Jain, IIT KANPUR; Ram Mohan Padmakumar, EndureAir;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Project Zero Lessons Learned: A Perspective 10 Years On
(Paper 1192)
Massimo Brunetti,* Gianni Baldi, Luca Medici, Guido Mililotti, Roberto Pretolani, Jianye Zhang, Leonardo Helicopters;


Autonomy & UAS

Autonomy & UAS I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Autonomous Rotorcraft Project -- Retrospective and Future Outlook
(Paper 1071)
Matthew Whalley,* James Carr, Brian Fujizawa, Chad Goerzen, Jeffery Lusardi, LTC Wesley Ogden, LTC (Ret) Carl Ott, Marc Takahashi, David Waldman, US Army DEVCOM; Gregory Schulein, San Jose State Research Foundation; Nathan Mielcarek, Universities Space Research Association;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
An Offline Path Planner for Full Scale Helicopters
(Paper 1247)
Awantha Jayasiri,* Marc Alexander, Kris Ellis, Derek Gowanlock, Arthur Gubbels, Sion Jennings, National Research Council;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Optimizing Explicit Model-Following Trajectory Control Laws for a Vectored Thrust Configuration
(Paper 1277)
Imon Chakraborty,* Anthony Comer, Auburn University;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
System Identification and Model Validation of a Hovering Quadrotor Biplane Tailsitter
(Paper 1190)
Jean-Paul Reddinger, Jonah Whitt,* DEVCOM Army Research Lab; Ondrej Juhasz, United States Naval Academy;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Hybrid Data-Driven Approach to Onboard Aerodynamic Load Estimation for Tailsitter UAVs
(Paper 1334)
Derrick Yeo,* Elena Shrestha, University of Michigan;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Parametric Actuator-Based Numerical Investigation of Rotor-Ground Interaction
(Paper 1386)
Ullhas Udaya Hebbar,* Farhan Gandhi, Robert Niemiec, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
VTOL UAS Auto-recovery Using A Tested Long-Term Motion Prediction Method to define the Deck Environment
(Paper 1058)
Bernard Ferrier,* Syntek Technologies, Inc; Commander Brad Watson, RN, Royal Navy; Michael Belmont, Jacqueline Christmas, University of Exeter;

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Development and Validation of 3D Feature-Based Vision Algorithm for Autonomous Ship-Deck Landing
(Paper 1339)
Victoria Britcher,* Inderjit Chopra, Anubhav Datta, University of Maryland;

Autonomy & UAS II

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Launched Effects and Advanced Teaming Needs System of System MOSA
(Paper 1389)
Dave Walsh,* Robin Rajbhandari, Parry Labs; Levi van Oort, Collins Aerospace; Mike Hubler, Tektonux; Glenn Carter, Scott Dennis, Alan Hammond, Jason Rupert, Doug Wolfe, US Army AvMC;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Design of a high-performance Flight Control System for Unmanned Helicopters
(Paper 1112)
Guillaume Varra,* Anthony Atencia, Damien Billet, Frédéric Blanc,* Quentin Milliat, Antoine Monneau, Airbus Helicopters;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Integrated Flight Control System Architecture and Robustness Analysis for a Lift-to-Cruise Aircraft with Incremental Nonlinear Dynamic Inversion
(Paper 1206)
Denis Surmann,* Stephan Myschik, Purav Panchal, University of Bundeswehr Munich;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Handling Qualities Analysis of a Large Multi-Rotor eVTOL Using RPM, Collective and Cyclic Control Allocation Methods
(Paper 1299)
Shivansh Agrawal,* Kyle Collins,* Patric Hruswicki, Syed Zuhair Ali Razvi, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Dan Dellmyer, David Sizoo, Traci Stadtmueller, Federal Aviation Administration;


Avionics and Systems

Avionics & Systems I

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Architectural Enablement for Time Sensitive Communications
(Paper 1062)
Gary Gilliland,* DDC-I Inc.;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Airworthiness Certification of Ethernet-Based Networks as a System
(Paper 1087)
Michael Mustillo,* Wolfram Zischka, TTTech; Daniel Finnegan, TTTech North America;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Introduction to the US Army PEO Aviation (PEO AVN) Enterprise Architecture Framework (EAF)
(Paper 1169)
Thomas A. DuBois,* Aaron Cleary, R. Alan Hammond, Jr., Jonathan Hay, Ethan Scott, John Stough, JHNA; Matthew J. Steiger, Keith B. Zook, Intuitive Research & Technology;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
TSN-Based Zonal Architecture for Digital Backbone
(Paper 1218)
Abdul Jabbar,* GE Research;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Security in Avionics Systems
(Paper 1061)
Gary Gilliland,* DDC-I Inc.;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
A Mission Systems Flying Testbed to Enable Rapid Evaluation of Innovative Technologies and Integration Approaches against Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) Objectives
(Paper 1301)
Ashton Farr,* Mohammad Al-Husseini, Ayende Ibere,* Georgia Tech Research Institute; Scott Wigginton,* US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Malfunction Tests in a Laboratory Environment for Vehicle Systems Certification
(Paper 1296)
Vincenzo Taumaturgo,* Elena Sofia Abbagnato,* Leonardo Helicopters;

Avionics & Systems II

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Navigating Airworthiness Concerns with Deploying AI/ML Applications – A Brief Survey
(Paper 32)
Glenn Carter,* Alexander Chan, Victor Terres, US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Jason Rupert, Modern Technology Solutions Inc.; Allen Scales, Torch Technologies Inc.;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Rotorcraft guidance with sampling based model predictive control
(Paper 1051)
Alexej Dikarew,* Tobias Winkler, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Complementary PNT with Fusion Artificial Intelligence Link Synchronization Array for eVTOL Systems (FAILSAFESTM)
(Paper 1055)
Wil Myrick,* ENSCO;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Fault-Tolerant Electric Actuation: A Condition to Make Electric Platforms Certifiable
(Paper 1242)
Frederic Malleret, Francesco Biagetti,* Nicola Borgarelli, Gabriele Guidi, Marco Nardeschi, UMBRAGROUP;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Canadian Vertical Lift Autonomy Demonstration Project – High Level Concepts for the Development of Autonomy
(Paper 1331)
Derek Gowanlock,* Bryan Carrothers, Perry Comeau, Kris Ellis, Arthur Gubbels, Sion Jennings, National Research Council Canada;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
A Pragmatic Approach to DO-178C-Inclined Software Development for Lift-to-Cruise Aircraft Nonlinear Flight Control
(Paper 1293)
Purav Panchal,* Stephan Myschik, Denis Surmann, University of Bundeswehr Munich;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Navigation Grade Highest performance, LowEST Cswap MEMS 3-axis Accelerometer for VTOL Applications
(Paper 1392)
Louis Ross,* MEI Micro, Inc.;


Crash Safety

Crash Safety

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Fluid-Structure Interaction of Fuel Tanks and Airframe Structures During a Crash Event
(Paper 1173)
Akif Bolukbasi,* Richard Weisenburger, Boeing Company;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Development and Demonstration of a Critical Rotorcraft Safety System: Advanced Helicopter Seating System
(Paper 1195)
Tyrone Minton,* Marvin Richards,* Point Blank Enterprises; John Crocco, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Full-scale Crash Test of the AW609 Wing
(Paper 1222)
Ivan Colamartino, Marco Anghileri, Politecnico di Milano; Davide Cavalera,* Andrea Di Renzo, Fabrizio Turconi, Leonardo Helicopters;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Impact of Harness-Integrated Crash Restraints
(Paper 1373)
Eric Anderson,* Shannon Minnich, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (PAX);

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Numerical Assessment of Impact Damage on Helicopter Nose and Display Panels: A Comparative Study of Drone Collision and Birdstrike
(Paper 1191)
Çağdaş Kambur, Ahmet Can Mart,* Turkish Aerospace Industries;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Study of Advanced Occupant Models to Quantify Injury Risk for eVTOL Vehicles
(Paper 1201)
Nathaniel Jones,* Costin Untaroiu, Virginia Tech; Jacob Putnam, NASA Langley Research Center;

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Component Characterization of an eVTOL Reference Model for Crashworthiness Studies
(Paper 1059)
Jacob Putnam,* Nathaniel Gardner, Justin Littell, Matlock Mennu, NASA Langley Research Center;

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Experimental and Numerical Birdstrike Simulation of a Composite Canopy Structure
(Paper 1180)
Çağdaş Kambur, Mustafa Aztekin,* Mesut Bayhan,* Turkish Aerospace Industries;


Crew Stations and Human Factors

Crew Stations I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Human Readiness Level Assessment of Aviation Sensor
(Paper 30)
Christine Simms,* Sarah Wehrkamp, Collins Aerospace;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Development and Flight Demonstration of An Active Seat Mount System for Aircrew Whole-Body Vibration Mitigation on NRC Bell-412 Helicopter
(Paper 1041)
Yong (Eric) Chen,* Amin Fereidooni, Viresh Wickramasinghe, National Research Council Canada;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Customized Pilot Cervical Spine Protection Orthosis Development
(Paper 1076)
Hakan Isci,* Damla Gezegen, HTM Design Inc.; Nima Heidari, Ramazan Ünal, Polat Şendur, Özyeğin Üniversitesi;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Full-Body Haptics and Spatial Audio Cueing Algorithms for Augmented Pilot Perception
(Paper 1179)
Michael Morcos,* Spencer Fishman, Umberto Saetti, University of Maryland; Edward Bachelder, San Jose State University;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Evaluation of Virtual and Mixed Reality Technologies in Helicopter Simulation
(Paper 1182)
Tanja Martini,* German Aerospace Center (DLR);

Crew Stations II

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Comparison of Pilot Workload between Integrated Reality In-Flight Simulation and Flight Test of Helicopter Landings on a Frigate
(Paper 1199)
Perry Comeau,* Sion Jennings, Andrew Law, Alanna Wall, National Research Council;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
A Meta-model for Comprehensive Pilot Modeling
(Paper 1272)
Davide Marchesoli,* Pierangelo Masarati, Andrea Zanoni, Politecnico di Milano;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Pilots' Gaze Behavior During Simulated Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling
(Paper 1294)
Sven Schmidt,* Daniel Greiwe, Tim Jusko, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Pilot Flight Simulator Performance Under Distraction and Vibrotactile Situation Awareness
(Paper 1343)
Bruce Mortimer, Chris Dailey, Engineering Acoustics Inc.; Barbara Chaparro, Jon French, Daniel Graff, Shelby Loftis, Makaila Olson, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; Angus Rupert, US Army Aeromedical Research Lab;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
On the topic of Inceptor-Based EMG Signal Features and 3D Conformal Cueing for Helicopter Shipboard Landing
(Paper 1390)
Robert Alstrom, Karen Feigh, Madeleine Graham-Macy,* JVR Prasad, Georgia Institute of Technology;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
4D Conformal Pilot Cueing for Rotorcraft Army Operational Scenarios
(Paper 1376)
Jeanine Kwon,* Karen Feigh, JVR Prasad, Rahul Tauro-Padival, Georgia Institute of Technology;


Dynamics

Dynamics I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Development and Validation of Full-Aircraft Free-Flight Maneuvering Simulation Using Tightly Coupled CFD-CSD and FCS
(Paper 1174)
Jinggen Zhao,* Marco DeFreitas, Matt Kinkead, Matt Luszcz, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Multicyclic Control for Vibration Reduction of Lift-Offset Coaxial Rotorcraft
(Paper 1284)
Seong Hyun Hong,* Sung Jung, Dong Kyun Kim, Konkuk University; Do-Hyung Kim, Korea Aerospace Research Insititute;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Aeromechanics Investigation of a Dual-Wing and Pusher Propeller Lift and Thrust Compounded Slowed Mach Scale Rotor
(Paper 1234)
Vivek Uppoor,* Inderjit Chopra, Mrinalgouda Patil, University of Maryland;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Prediction of Structural Rotor Loads: When to Consider Drivetrain Dynamics?
(Paper 1209)
Felix Weiss,* German Aerospace Center (DLR);

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Design Investigation and Closed-loop Test of an On-blade Active Trailing-edge Flap for Higher Harmonic Control
(Paper 1286)
Byeonguk Im, Kunhyuk Kong, Changbae Lee, Taekyung Lim, SangJoon Shin,* Seoul National University; Jaeha Ryi, Chungnam National University; Wonjong Eun, Hyundai Motor Company; Hyunjae Lee, Korean Air;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Direct Load Recognition Application to Main Rotor Pitch-Link Load on the H175 Fleet: A New Wavelet Approach
(Paper 1205)
Caroline Del cistia Gallimard,* Frederic Beroul, Konstanca Nikolajevic, Airbus Helicopters; Julien Denoulet, Bertrand Granado, Christophe Marsala, Sorbonne Université;

Dynamics II

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Lichten Runner-up Paper: Aeroelastic Stability of a Hingeless Hub Tiltrotor at High Speeds
(Paper 1175)
Nathan O'Brien,* Anubhav Datta, University of Maryland;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
A Multidisciplinary Mid-fidelity Approach for Tiltrotor Wing Aeroelastic Design based on Structural Mesh Morphing
(Paper 1149)
Claudio Punzi,* Mark Crooks, Federico D'Amico, Eleonora Giovanardi, Andrea Mancini, Leonardo Helicopters;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
An Indirect Stability Method Applied to Whirl Flutter using Computational Fluid Dynamics Actuator Disc Models
(Paper 1367)
Nicolas Reveles,* Parthiv Shah, Adam Weiss, ATA Engineering, Inc.;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Overview of RCAS Capabilities and Validations for Rotorcraft and eVTOL Applications
(Paper 1105)
Matthew Hasbun,* Hossein Saberi, Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc.; Hyeonsoo Yeo, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Analysis of Flap-Lag-Torsion Aeroelastic Stability at High Advance Ratios
(Paper 1379)
Spencer Fishman,* Inderjit Chopra, University of Maryland;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Aeroelastic Analysis with Rapid Methods of the Double-swept ERATO Blade with an Homogeneous Structure in Hover Flight
(Paper 1342)
Mikel Balmaseda Aguirre,* François Richez, Antoine Riols-Fonclare, French Aerospace Lab (ONERA);

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Lichten Award Paper: Correlation of Rotor Loads during Ground Operations in a Turbulent Wind Environment
(Paper 1153)
Cristiano Maria Capizzi,* Giuseppe Bucciaglia, Gregorio Frassoldati, Davide Prederi, Leonardo Helicopters;

Dynamics III

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Predicting Whirl Flutter Bifurcations Using Machine Learning
(Paper 16)
Maia Gatlin,* Cristina Riso, Georgia Institute of Technology;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Output-Based Approach for Tiltrotor Whirl Flutter Bifurcation Analysis
(Paper 1077)
Sai Vishal Gali, Cristina Riso,* Georgia Institute of Technology;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Inflow Model Effects on Propeller Whirl Flutter
(Paper 1156)
Sai Vishal Gali, Cristina Riso, Georgia Institute of Technology; Carlos E. S. Cesnik, Jasmine C. Chang,* University of Michigan;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
About the Stabilizing Effect of the Torque on Propeller Whirl Flutter
(Paper 1178)
Paul Kantzidis, Vincenzo Muscarello,* Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology; Nils Bohnisch, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences; Pierangelo Masarati, Politecnico di Milano;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sliding-Window Matrix Pencil Method for Whirl Flutter Bifurcation Analysis
(Paper 1271)
Theodore Warren, Cristina Riso,* Georgia Institute of Technology;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wing and Propeller Aerodynamic Interaction Effects on Whirl Flutter Instability
(Paper 1330)
Jasmine C. Chang,* Carlos E. S. Cesnik, Divya Sanghi, University of Michigan;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Comparison between Gimballed and Hingeless Tiltrotor Whirl Flutter Stability with Multibody Dynamics Analyses
(Paper 1353)
Jinwei Shen,* Jennifer Baggett, University of Alabama;


Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL)

eVTOL 1 / Propulsion I Joint

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Redundancy Concepts, Considerations and Experiences on Electric Propulsion Systems
(Paper 1104)
Johannes Kloetzl,* Oliver Blamberger, Fabian Denk, Johann Oswald, Compact Dynamics GmbH;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Maximizing Power Density in the Design of a 100kW Propulsion Unit
(Paper 1152)
Giorgio Valente,* Davide Gottardo, Chris Halse, David Saysell, Matthew Wigmore, Hexagon MI; Andrew Johnston, Imagination Technologies;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Motor and Drive Design for eVTOL Aircraft
(Paper 1159)
Ryan Rahn,* Robert McDonald, Jack Meyers, Brad Paden, Michael Ricci, LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions, Inc.;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Post-ESC-Failure Performance of a UAM-Scale Hexacopter with Dual Three-Phase Motor
(Paper 36)
Weston Fong,* Robert Niemiec, Ariel Walter, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Farhan Gandhi, North Carolina State University;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Performance Evaluation of an eVTOL Vehicle with a Hybrid Powerplant vs. Batteries Only and vs. a Conventional Engine
(Paper 1235)
Riccardo Roiati,* Richard Anderson, Tyler Rice, Brock Steinfeldt, VerdeGo Aero;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Dynamics of a Variable Speed Hybrid-Electric Helicopter Propulsion System
(Paper 1252)
Hans DeSmidt,* Zhisheng Ai, University of Tennessee;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Rotorcraft Turbine Engine Internal Hybridization for Enhanced Efficiency and Performance
(Paper 1370)
Peter Giannola,* EDG Propulsion, LLC; John Ho, Independent; Gerry McCann, Mechatronic Machine, LLC;

eVTOL II

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Outwash Measurement of Joby Pre-Production Prototype
(Paper 1380)
Jeremy Bain,* Ricardo Chavez, James Denham, Ryan Naru, Sergei Nikolaev, Yasmina Platt, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Joby Aviation;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Analytic Model for Vortex Ring State Onset of eVTOL Aircraft
(Paper 1083)
Taemin Jeong,* Kwanjung Yee, Seoul National University; Yoonpyo Hong, Institute of Advanced Machines and Design;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Coarse Parallelization of RCAS Supporting Multi-Rotor and eVTOL Configurations
(Paper 1170)
Hossein Saberi,* Pepijn Kessels, Mina Taheri, Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc.; Hyeonsoo Yeo, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Impact of Detailed SFC on Hybrid-Electric VTOL Sizing
(Paper 1341)
Matthew Arace,* Anubhav Datta, University of Maryland;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Quadcopter Noise Variation Due to Relative Rotor Phasing
(Paper 1335)
Brendan Smith,* Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Farhan Gandhi, North Carolina State University;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Minimum Energy Performance for Autonomous Control of Tiltrotor eVTOL Operations
(Paper 1093)
Namuk Kang,* Linghai Lu, James Whidborne, Cranfield University;

eVTOL III

Technical Session D: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Impact of Engine Failure on the Wiring Harness Design of Electric VTOL Aircraft
(Paper 1052)
Sebastian Oberschwendtner,* Mirko Hornung, Technical University Munich;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Evaluation of the Potential of Photovoltaics for Extended Flight Times of Small eVTOL UAVs
(Paper 1151)
Thomas Seren,* Mirko Hornung, Technical University Munich;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Multifidelity Uncertainty Quantification in Battery Performance for eVTOL Flights Under Material and Loading Uncertainties
(Paper 1167)
Alvaro Diaz Flores Caminero, Alexandre Guibert,* H. Alicia Kim, University of California San Diego; Anirban Chaudhuri, University of Texas Austin;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Dynamic Behavior and Passive Vibration Control of an EVTOL Support Arm System with Bracing Struts and Tailored Particle Impact Dampers
(Paper 1361)
Siddhant Sandeep Bapat,* Richard Auhl, George Lesieutre, Siddharth Poreddy, Edward Smith, Nicholas Vlajic, Pennsylvania State University;

eVTOL IV

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Overview of the Subscale RAVEN Flight Controls and Modeling Testbed
(Paper 1185)
Steven Geuther,* Kasey Ackerman, Benjamin Simmons, NASA Langley Research Center;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Full Flight Regime Controller Design for a Lift+Cruise eVTOL Aircraft
(Paper 1279)
Alexander Keller,* Robert Niemiec, Ariel Walter, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Farhan Gandhi, North Carolina State University;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Flight Testing of Explicit Model-Following Trajectory Control System for Lift-Plus-Cruise and Tilt-Wing Configurations
(Paper 1306)
Anthony Comer,* Imon Chakraborty, Auburn University;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Rotary-wing vs. Fixed-wing: A Comparative Study of Pilot Performance in eVTOL Simulators
(Paper 1391)
Maria Chaparro Osman,* Samantha Emerson, Cherrise Ficke,* Olivia Fox Cotton, Kent Halverson, Aptima; Steve Ellis, US Air Force;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Active Vibration Damping in Full-Scale eVTOL Aircraft Model and Harmonic Vibration Reduction Using Electric Rotor Torque
(Paper 40)
Changik Cho,* Christopher D. Rahn, Edward Smith, Pennsylvania State University; Puneet Singh, Overair, Inc;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Development of a Turbulence-Based Design Criterion for Vertiports
(Paper 1356)
Sharon Schajnoha, Guy Larose,* RWDI;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Evaluation of Electric Conventional and Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL+eCTOL) Aircraft Performance for Advanced Air Mobility
(Paper 1364)
Mostafa Asadi Khanouki, Ramin Ghoreishi, Mohsen Hamedi,* Saeed Nazari, Limosa Inc.;


Handling Qualities

Handling Qualities I

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Piloted Simulation Evaluation of MTEs for the Assessment of Low-Level Handling Qualities
(Paper 1048)
Tim Jusko,* German Aerospace Center (DLR); Tom Berger, US Army CCDC AvMC;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Proposed Yaw Axis Target Acquisition and Tracking Handling Qualities Requirement Updates
(Paper 1132)
Tom Berger,* Ryan Boehringer, Anthony Gong, Jeffery Lusardi, Mohammadreza Mansur, Wesley Ogden, Carl Ott, US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Christopher Borden, US Army PEO Avn; Daniel Brown, David Daniels, US Army RTC AFTD;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Piloted Simulation Handling Qualities Evaluation of a UAM-Scale Quadcopter with Hybrid RPM & Collective Pitch Control
(Paper 1091)
Ariel Walter,* Farhan Gandhi, Robert Niemiec, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Tom Berger, US Army CCDC AvMC;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Piloted Simulation Evaluation of Damage Tolerant Control for a Tiltrotor
(Paper 1348)
Tom Berger,* US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Christopher Hendrick, Joseph Horn, Pennsylvania State University; Derek Bridges,* Grey Hagwood, Doug Miller, Piasecki Aircraft Corp.;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Piloted Simulation Evaluation of Maneuver Optimization Control for a Tiltrotor Aircraft
(Paper 1172)
Joseph Horn,* Christopher Hendrick, Pennsylvania State University; Derek Bridges, Grey Hagwood, Doug Miller, Piasecki Aircraft Corp.; Tom Berger, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Outer Loop Requirements for Vertical Lift Unmanned Aerial System Automated Flying Qualities
(Paper 1171)
Christina Ivler,* University of Portland; William Geyer,* US Naval Test Pilot School;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Utilizing Urban Air Mobility Rotorcraft Tools for Wildfire Applications
(Paper 1079)
Shannah Withrow,* Jeremy Aires, Nicholas Peters, NASA Ames Research Center;

Handling Qualities II

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
An Uncertainty Propagation Approach to Collective Bounce Stability Analysis
(Paper 1321)
Andrea Zanoni,* Gianni Cassoni, Davide Marchesoli, Pierangelo Masarati, Carmen Talamo, Politecnico di Milano; Francesca Colombo, Michele Zilletti, Leonardo Helicopters;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Parametric Rotor Control Equivalent Turbulence Input (RCETI) Models for Different Rotor Configurations
(Paper 1278)
Mahmoud Hayajnh,* J.V.R. Prasad, Georgia Institute of Technology;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
PIO and Handling Qualities Prediction Using the USAFTPS Bjorkman PIO Data Set
(Paper 1097)
Edward Bachelder,* San Jose State University Research Foundation; Eileen Bjorkman, Air Force Test Center; Bimal Aponso, Federal Aviation Administration;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
An Adaptive Pilot Model of Rotorcraft Tracking Tasks with Time-Varying Dynamics
(Paper 1047)
Zhouzhou Chen,* Joseph Horn, Pennsylvania State University;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Automatic Flight Control Modes for Pilot Assistance during Helicopter Shipboard Operations
(Paper 1249)
Arti Kalra,* German Aerospace Center (DLR); Laurent Binet, French Aerospace Lab (ONERA);

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Autonomy Demos and the Evolution of Optimally Crewed Vehicles
(Paper 1168)
Kevin Christensen,* Francis Govers, Bell; Jeffrey Lusardi, US Army CCDC AvMC;

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Development of Model Based Pilot Controller for Automated Testing of Failure Scenarios in Automatic Flight Control System
(Paper 1268)
Ahmet Kara,* Umut Türe, Can Ünen, Turkish Aerospace Industries;


Health and Usage Management Systems

HUMS I

Technical Session C: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 1:45 PM to 6:00 PM

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Development of a Common, Open Data Exchange (CODEX) for Rotorcraft HUMS Data
(Paper 1196)
Brian Tucker, Bell; Derek Fok, Boeing Company; Eric Carney, Collins Aerospace; Catherine Cheung,* National Research Council; Kenneth T. Royar, Textron Inc;

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Estimating the Length of a Bearing Spall Using Tach from Vibration
(Paper 1109)
Eric Bechhoefer,* GPMS International Inc.; Jacob Bortman, Omri Matania, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev;

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Analytical and Experimental Structural Load Variability in the UH-60A Airloads Program
(Paper 1253)
Wesley Viall,* US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Farbod Fahimi, Babak Shotorban, University of Alabama, Huntsville;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Fusion of Local and Global Diagnostics via the Integration of Stochastic Time Series Models and Variational Autoencoders: Experimental Assessment on a Full Scale Helicopter Blade
(Paper 1371)
Peiyuan Zhou, Yiming Fan,* Fotis Kopsaftopoulos, Dan Snow, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Comparison of Electronic Chip Detectors and Online Debris Monitoring for Rolling Element Bearing Spall Diagnostics
(Paper 1214)
Hassan Mahmoud,* Adam Oszmian, Steve Rodger, Gastops Ltd.;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Aircraft Electrical Wiring Organization - Key to an Autonomous AI
(Paper 5)
Daryian Rhysing,* United Aircraft Technologies, Inc.;

HUMS II

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
How Computer Vision is Changing the New Way of Health Data Analysis
(Paper 1181)
Abdelhafid Boutaleb,* Alexandre Diaz,* Airbus Helicopters;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Data-Driven Probabilistic Health Monitoring on a Hexacopter via Time-Series Assisted Machine Learning Methods
(Paper 1365)
Fotis Kopsaftopoulos,* Airin Dutta, Shinan Huang, Cassandra Vining, Jianxi Wang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Gross Weight, CG Position, and Rotor Flapping Prediction for a Compound Helicopter using Machine Learning
(Paper 1328)
Anubhav Halder,* Farhan Gandhi, North Carolina State University; Gaurav Makkar, Wisk Aero;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Surface Mount On-Blade Optical Telemetry System
(Paper 1219)
Robert McKillip,* Continuum Dynamics, Inc.;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
From Dampers Estimated Loads to In-Service Degradation Correlations
(Paper 1108)
Ammar Mechouche,* Valerio Camerini, Elsa Cansell, Konstanca Nikolajevic, Airbus Helicopters; Caroline Del Cistia Gallimard, Airbus Helicopters / Sorbonne Université;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Criticality Determination of HUMS Applications for Life-Adjustment
(Paper 1102)
Matt Harrigan,* Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;


History

History

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
That Others May Live: The Courageous Story of MASH Helicopter Detachments during the Korean War, 1950-1953
(Paper 43)
Paul Fardink,* US Army (Ret.);

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Dirigible Helicopter: Korean-American Inventor Young Ho Koun's Ambitious Attempt to Make Aircraft Survivable in the Event of Loss of Control
(Paper 1123)
C. Sundiata Cowels,* Future iNCITE!;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
F. W. Lanchester: Forgotten Contributions to Rotorcraft Aerodynamic Theory and Vehicle Design
(Paper 1369)
Marilyn Smith,* Georgia Institute of Technology;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Airbus Helicopters in America: The Pioneering Years
(Paper 1327)
Kenneth Swartz,* Aeromedia Consultants;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
History and Future of VTOL Air Freight
(Paper 1377)
Kaydon Stanzione,* Daniel Schrage,* LogistiWerx, Inc.;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Invited Presentation: Development of the Next Generation of Army Aviation Systems – Setting the Record Straight
(Paper 1412)
Daniel P. Schrage,* Georgia Institute of Technology;


Manufacturing Technology and Processing

Manufacturing Tech. / Product Support Joint

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
System Installation Discrepancy between Theory and Practice
(Paper 1126)
Jean-Loup Gatti,* Hugo Anthonioz, Pierre Fruitet, Airbus Helicopters;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
High-Fidelity Digital Twin Autoclave for Quality Informed Composite Fabrication
(Paper 1139)
Jim Lua,* Anand Karuppiah, Kalyan Shrestha, Global Engineering and Materials, Inc.; Ian Guay, Nam Phan, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (PAX); Jinhui Yan, University of Illinois;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Introduction of New Infusion Manufacturing Processes for Main Rotor Blades: Opportunities, Drawbacks and a common Endeavor to make it a Success
(Paper 1207)
Markus Zellhuber,* Julien Thivend,* Airbus Helicopters;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Carbon Fiber Roving for Rotor Magnet Retention on BLDC Motors
(Paper 1210)
Blaine Alderks,* Windings Inc;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Composite Parts with Press Forming Technology
(Paper 1362)
Marcin Głodzik,* Aleksander Banaś, Konrad Farbaniec, Tomasz Gałaczyński, Jarosław Sienicki, Radosław Wojtuszewski, PZL Mielec;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Multi-Physics Modeling and Optimization Towards a Digital Twin of Quenching Process of Large-Scale Metallic Structures
(Paper 1399)
Jim Lua,* Anand Karuppiah, Kalyan Shrestha, Global Engineering and Materials, Inc.; Nam Phan, Joshua Piccoli, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (PAX); Jinhui Yan, University of Illinois;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Manufacturing of Tools for Support Aviation Production using Fused Filament Fabrication and Fused Deposition Modeling Technologies, on the Example of PZL Mielec a Lockheed Martin Company
(Paper 1324)
Aleksander Banaś,* Kamil Burczy, Tomasz Gałaczyński, Marcin Głodzik, Radosław Wojtuszewski, PZL MIELEC;


Modeling and Simulation

Modeling & Simulation I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Finite State Modeling of Ground Effect Using Mass Source Distribution at the Ground Plane
(Paper 1258)
Andro Metry,* J. V. R. Prasad, Georgia Institute of Technology; David Peters, Washington University St. Louis;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Verification of Vortex Ring State Avoidance Diagram Using a Comprehensive Flight Dynamics Helicopter Model
(Paper 1177)
Maria Ribera Vicent, Maha Khamlichi,* Imperial College;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Investigation of Rotor Interactional Aerodynamics using Lattice Boltzmann and Vortex Particle Method
(Paper 1267)
Andreas Reiser,* Sumeet Kumar, Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Towards Real-Time Coupled Ship–Rotorcraft Interactional Simulations using GPU-Accelerated Lattice-Boltzmann Method
(Paper 1346)
Shreyas Ashok,* Juergen Rauleder, Georgia Institute of Technology;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Vortex Ring State Prediction Using a Mid-fidelity Comprehensive Approach
(Paper 1319)
Alessandro Cocco,* University of Maryland; Matteo Dall'ora, Federico Gentile, Giuseppe Quaranta, Politecnico di Milano;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Urban/Advanced Air Mobility Interactional Aerodynamic Modeling for Flight Mechanics Applications
(Paper 1226)
Jeffrey Keller,* Robert McKillip, Abhinav Sharma, Jean-Pierre Theron, Continuum Dynamics, Inc.;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Aeroelastic Computations of an Isolated Rotor in Forward Flight with a Dual-Solver Hybrid CFD/CSD Methodology in HPCMP CREATE-AV Helios
(Paper 1110)
Alex Moushegian,* Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Aircraft Div. (NAWCAD);

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Implementation and Linearization of a State-Space Free Wake Model with a Near-Wake Vortex Lattice Model
(Paper 1144)
Umberto Saetti, Batin Bugday,* Alessandro Cocco, University of Maryland; Joe Horn, Ashish Manjhi, Pennsylvania State University;

Modeling & Simulation II

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Flight Trajectory Tracking for Training Simulator Qualification Using Model Predictive Control Strategy: A Case Study
(Paper 1049)
André Desbiens,* Université Laval; Vincent Myrand-Lapierre, Michel Nadeau-Beaulieu, CAE Inc.;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Estimation of Height-Velocity Dual Engine Failure Diagram for a Twin-engine Helicopter through Simulated Pilot-in-the-Loop Maneuvers
(Paper 1216)
Giulia Rovedatti,* Francesco Battaini, Paolo Marguerettaz, Andrea Ragazzi, Bram Renier, Leonardo Helicopters;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Identification of Higher-Order Rotor Flapping Dynamics Model Structures using Explicit Soft Inplane Hingeless Rotor Hub State Measurements of the NRC Bell 412 Advanced System Research Aircraft
(Paper 1396)
Marc Alexander,* National Research Council Canada;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Using the Task-Pilot-Vehicle (TPV) Approach as a Design Tool for eVTOL Aircraft
(Paper 15)
Michael Jones,* Austin Berg, Dakota Musso, Systems Technology, Inc.;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Analytical Linearization of a State-space Free Vortex Wake Model
(Paper 1254)
Ashish Kumar Manjhi,* Joseph Horn, Pennsylvania State University; Umberto Saetti, University of Maryland;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Flight Testing and Analysis for a Family of Group 2 and 3 Multicopter UAS
(Paper 1069)
Anthony Gong,* Tom Berger, Mark J. S. Lopez, US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Sung Hyeok Cho, Emily D. Glover, San Jose State University Research Foundation;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Utilizing Machine Learning for Improving Rotorcraft Flight Simulation Model Fidelity of T-625 Helicopter
(Paper 1374)
Kaan Sansal,* Ilgaz Doga Okcu,* Turkish Aerospace;

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Forward Flight System Identification for an Electric Medium-Sized Variable-Rotational Speed Rotor
(Paper 1068)
Emily Glover,* Ashwani Padthe, San Jose State University Research Foundation; Matthew Floros, US ARMY DEVCOM ARL; Tom Berger, Mark Lopez, US Army DEVCOM AvMC; Radu Teodorescu, University of Maryland;

Modeling & Simulation III

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual Reality on a Motion Platform for Rotorcraft Shipboard Simulation
(Paper 1189)
Donald Gaublomme,* Robert Calvillo, Zachary Smith, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (PAX); Andrew Zinchiak, American Systems; Kyle Meyers, JF Taylor Inc.;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Enhancements, Verification, and VMS Integration of VTOL Concept Vehicle Simulation Models
(Paper 1225)
Matthew Gladfelter,* Chengjian He, Hossein Saberi, Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc.; David Caudle, Carlos Malpica, Christopher Silva, Raghuvir Singh, NASA Ames Research Center;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
A New Perspective on Coupling Numerator Models
(Paper 1292)
Frederik A. Döring,* German Aerospace Center (DLR);

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
A Fundamental Investigation of Ship Airwake Influence on Rotorcraft
(Paper 1212)
Abhinav Sharma,* Jeffrey Keller, Glen Whitehouse, Continuum Dynamics, Inc.;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Framework for Real-Time Closed-Loop Simulation of Advanced Rotorcraft Configurations Using Comprehensive Flight Dynamics Models
(Paper 1073)
Ashwani Padthe,* Emily Glover, San Jose State University; Ananth Sridharan, Science & Technology Corporation; Tom Berger, Mark Lopez, US Army CCDC AvMC;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
eVTOL Modeling Frameworks: A Comparative Study
(Paper 1230)
Kenneth Hui,* National Research Council Canada;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Haptic Device Embedded in Rotorcraft Seats to Provide Motion Onset Cues in Flight Simulator
(Paper 1264)
Marek Lukasiewicz, Giuseppe Quaranta,* Andrea Zanoni, Politecnico di Milano;


Operations

Operations I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Use of Machine Learning Techniques to Support Future Ship-Helicopter Operations Research; an Initial Investigation
(Paper 1378)
Daniel Newton-Young,* Peter Green, Ieuan Owen, Mark White, University of Liverpool;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Deployment Methodologies of Fleet Air Vehicles on New Small Air Capable Ships
(Paper 1056)
Bernard Ferrier,* Francesco Greco, Gabriele Librandi, Roberto Olivari, Fincantieri Marinette Marine;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Vertical Flight Infrastructure DATA Quality Shortcomings
(Paper 1270)
Rex Alexander,* Five-Alpha LLC; Cliff Johnson, Federal Aviation Administration;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Agent-based Simulation of UAV based Logistics Networks with Real World Data
(Paper 1407)
Robin Karpstein,* Florian Holzapfel, Victor Luis de Magalhaes Ross, Technical University Munich;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Manned-Unmanned Teaming Applied To HEMS Missions: A Path Planning Approach Based On The Pilot's Workload Assessment
(Paper 1213)
Francesca Roncolini,* Giuseppe Quaranta, Politecnico di Milano;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Field Measurements of the Airflow in the Urban Environment: An RPAS Use-Case in Montréal, Canada
(Paper 1133)
Sean McTavish,* Hali Barber, Alanna Wall, National Research Council Canada;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Applying and Testing the ASTM F38 Weather Specification for eVTOL and Helicopter Operations
(Paper 1142)
Don Berchoff,* TruWeather Solutions Inc.;

Operations II

Technical Session D: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
The Advancement of Aerial Firefighting Concept of Operations
(Paper 1160)
Monica Gil, Shawn Melhorn, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Corporation; Jordan Gorelick,* Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Corporation.;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
A Comparison of Proposed Concepts for Vertiport Markings & Symbology
(Paper 1275)
Charles Johnson,* Grant Morfitt, Lacey Thompson, Federal Aviation Administration;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Low Noise Helicopter Operations Recommendations to Improve Helicopter Acceptance
(Paper 1223)
Julien Caillet,* Pierre Dieumegard, Frédéric Guntzer, Airbus Helicopters;


Propulsion

Propulsion II

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Dynamic Behaviour of a Rotorcraft Main Rotor System with Variable Speed
(Paper 1368)
Michael Weigand,* Agnes Poks, Thomas Scheu, Vienna Technical University of Technology; Jonas Koch, Technical University Munich;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Investigation of Drive Train Coupled Torsional Stability Analysis Methodology for Tiltrotor: the Helicopter Mode case
(Paper 1233)
Luca Vigano,* Federico Porcacchia, Claudio Punzi, Fabio Riccardi, Leonardo Helicopters;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Engine Installed Performance Testing Activities
(Paper 1297)
Anıl Mayda,* Turkish Aerospace;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
High-Fidelity Finite Element Modeling of Rotorcraft Shafting System for Critical Speed Prediction
(Paper 1303)
Lin Liu,* Therese-Ann Vermillion, Zachary Wright, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Preliminary Results from Dynamic Testing of a Pericyclic Drive System
(Paper 1304)
Jeremy McGovern,* Robert Bill, Edward Smith, Mark Stevens, Pennsylvania State University; Constandinos Mitsingas, Erik Schroen, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory; Tanmay Mathur, IIT Kanpur; Hans DeSmidt, University Tennessee Knoxville;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Modeling Activities of Propulsion System Engine Installation Survey
(Paper 1352)
Emre Sancar,* Akay Bayat, Abdurrahman Burak Daldal, Ahmet Alper Ezertaş, Taylan Çakıroğlu, Turkish Aerospace;


Safety

Safety

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Scenario-Based Helicopter Flight Simulation of Accident-Prone Vortex Ring State (VRS) Encounters
(Paper 1141)
Eleni Sotiropoulos-Georgiopoulos,* Dimitri Mavris, Alexia Payan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Charles Johnson, Federal Aviation Administration;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Reducing Vibrations Experienced by an Infant During Air Trasportation
(Paper 1044)
Sophia Piatt, Alexander Deemer, Xiaoxu Ji,* Hilcia Merlos, Davide Piovesan, Isaac West, Sarah Young, Gannon University;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Safety Data Analysis with Machine Learning
(Paper 1158)
John Hewitt,* Abby Brulotte, Amanda Downs, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.; Alex Monaghan, Yeshi Soleti, Lockheed Martin;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Advancing Cockpit Safety: Cost-Effective Flight Data Monitoring with Deep Learning
(Paper 1239)
Amine Khelifi,* Nidhal C. Bouaynaya, Giuseppina Carannante, Rowan University; Charles C. Johnson, Lacey Thompson, Federal Aviation Administration; Mohamed Ali Trabelsi, Private Higher School of Engineering & Technology;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Scoping, Tailoring, and Abstraction Refinement in Hazard Assessment Processes
(Paper 1354)
Mallory Graydon,* Natasha Neogi, NASA Langley Research Center; Frank McCormick, Certification Services Inc (ret.);

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Identification of Weak Cell Blocks in Electric Aircraft Battery Packs
(Paper 1358)
Robert Masse,* Shrilakshmi Bonageri, Dan Shea, Astrolabe Analytics, Inc.;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Probabilistic Trajectory Analysis of Debris Items for Crash Investigation
(Paper 1408)
Dustin Coleman,* Arild Barrett, Patrick Bowles, Javier Casanova, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;


Structures and Materials

Structures & Materials I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
A Structural Load Comparison of Dynamically Balanced and Imbalanced Main Rotor Blades
(Paper 21)
Wesley Viall,* Kit Fry, Emily Meyer, Graham Smith, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Overview of Engineering Processes in the Exploratory Development of Main Rotor Blade Technology for Multipurpose Utility Helicopters
(Paper 1394)
Marc Alexander,* National Research Council Canada;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Increasing the Fatigue Life of a Structural Web with a Large Rectangular Cutout Under Complex Loading
(Paper 18)
Joseph Truitt,* Columbia Helicopters Inc.;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Adding Digital Twin Concepts to Helicopter Structural Component Structural Life Assessment
(Paper 1232)
Guillaume Renaud,* Zohreh Asaee,* Catherine Cheung, Jack Wooldridge, National Research Council Canada;

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sikorsky Crack Initiation versus Propagation Certification Methodology
(Paper 1125)
Darryl Toni,* Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A SUMS Based Usage Spectrum for the UH-60M ITE Equipped Black Hawk
(Paper 1119)
Jeffrey Finckenor,* Peraton Inc.;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Further Applications of SUMS-Based Regime Recognition in Updating the MH-47G Chinook Usage Spectrum
(Paper 1143)
Holly Evans,* Jeff Finckenor,* Peraton Inc.; Michael Chandler, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
U.S. Army Helicopter Structural Reliability and Fleet Failure Rate Requirement
(Paper 1088)
Stephen Janny,* US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

Structures & Materials II

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Circular Acoustic Black Holes Integrated into Carbon/Epoxy Stiffened Panels for Noise Control
(Paper 1245)
Avery Brown,* Charles Bakis, Ben Beck, Bhavya Patel, Edward Smith, Pennsylvania State University; Micah Shepherd, Brigham Young University;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Characterization and Modelling of Composite Fastened Joints for Impact Analysis
(Paper 1260)
Edoardo Novembre,* Alessandro Airoldi, Filippo Brunori, Gerardus Janszen, Politecnico di Milano; Benedetta Cacchione, Leonardo S.p.a.;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Lightning Strike Experiments and Their Direct Effects on Flax Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Panels for Rotorcraft Components
(Paper 1307)
Lukas Gaugelhofer,* Manfred Hajek, Jonas John, Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Fatigue Simulation Method based on Calculation of J-Integral in Cohesive Zone Delamination Model
(Paper 1372)
Yuri Nikishkov,* Andrew Makeev, Gennadiy Nikishkov, Guillaume Seon, University of Texas Arlington;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Shot Peen Surface Repair: The Impact of Residual Stress
(Paper 1227)
Craig Conklin,* Arild Barrett, Ric Flores, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Usage Spectrum Contribution to Rotorcraft Dynamic Component Reliability
(Paper 42)
Allen Craven,* US Army CCDC AvMC;

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Six Nines Reliable Army Fatigue Critical Component Using Operational Loads Data
(Paper 1113)
Jeffrey Finckenor,* Holly Evans, Aniekan Ruffin, Peraton Inc.; Michael Chandler, US Army DEVCOM AvMC;

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Corrosion Prediction for Helicopter Application for Maintenance
(Paper 1273)
David Sinopoli,* Airbus Helicopters;


System Engineering Tools/Processes

Systems Engineering

Technical Session E: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Systems Engineering - Requirements Development
(Paper 1100)
Brad Pelletier,* Columbia Helicopters Inc.;

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Helicopters Cost Too Much - To Develop
(Paper 1145)
Robert Scott,* Gerardo Nunez,* US Army;

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Maturing Scalable Model-Based Acquisition
(Paper 1263)
Garrett Thurston,* Dassault Systems; Jake Engle,* STC;

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Updates in Development to the Digital Thread and CFD Modeling Framework for Robust Rotorcraft Design
(Paper 1326)
Daniel Bernier,* Michael Alexander, Dustin Coleman, Rebecca Cotton, Lindsey Dusablon, Ritu Eshcol, Stanrich Fernandes, Dana Halline, Stephanie Keomany, Donald Lamb, Shyam Neerarambam, Ryan Willmot, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Adoption Of Virtual Twin Technologies For eVTOL Manufacturers, Infrastructure Providers, And Operators
(Paper 1134)
Roberto Licata,* Dassault Systems;

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Comparison of Different Uncertainty Quantification Approaches to Assess the Credibility of Certification by Simulation Model
(Paper 1183)
Matteo Mamino, Matteo Daniele, Giuseppe Quaranta,* Politecnico di Milano;


Test and Evaluation

Test & Evaluation I

Technical Session A: Tues. May 7, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Structural Blade Loads of a Mach-Scaled Rotor during Dynamic Stall in Hover
(Paper 1383)
Verena Heuschneider,* Manfred Hajek, Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Full-Scale eVTOL Rotor Icing Wind Tunnel Testing
(Paper 34)
Geoffrey Karli,* Jose Palacios, Pennsylvania State University; Sihong Yan, Georgia Institute of Technology;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
CH-53K Aircraft Performance Verification
(Paper 1366)
Michael Pollack,* Michael Gerardo, Vera Klimchenko, Jacob Neiswonger,* Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.; John Steward, NAVAIR; Marc Regan, RCM Technologies;

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Application of BOS Velocimetry to Full-scale Helicopter Flight Tests
(Paper 1060)
Johannes N. Braukmann,* Anthony D. Gardner, C. Christian Wolf, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Characterizing Rotor Performance Changes with Scale in Compressed Air
(Paper 1082)
Mark Miller,* Eric Greenwood, Constantinos Kandias, Geoffrey Karli, Jose Palacios, Pennsylvania State University;

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Flow Diagnostics of Scaled-Model Coaxial Rotor Hub Flows
(Paper 1130)
Sven Schmitz,* Tim Durachko, Nicholas Jaffa, Adam Nickels, Rommel Pabon, Alexander Pique, David Reich, Pennsylvania State University;

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Performance Analysis and Data Processing for the Mars Sample Recovery Helicopter in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory 25-ft Space Simulator
(Paper 1357)
Natasha Schatzman,* Larry Meyn, NASA Ames Research Center; Michael Fillman, Paulina Ridland, AeroVironment, Inc; Vinod Gehlot, Kenneth Glazebrook, Diego Santillan, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab; Athena Chan, Science and Technology Corp.;

Test & Evaluation II

Technical Session B: Wed. May 8, 2024 - 8:00 AM to 12:15 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Experimental Measurement of Coaxial Rotors Performance for the Dragonfly Project in NASA Langley TDT Tunnel
(Paper 1094)
Sihong Yan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Grant Schneeberger, Air Force Research Laboratory; Richard Heisler, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab; Jake Purzak, Leonardo Helicopters; Jose Palacios, Juan Felipe Ruiz,* Pennsylvania State University;

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Extraction of a Dynamic Inflow Model from Measurements on a Hovering Rotor
(Paper 23)
Daniel Yu,* Patrick Mortimer, Jorge Ricaurte, Jayant Sirohi, University of Texas Austin;

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Wind Tunnel Testing of X2 Technology Spinning Coaxial Hubs with Aspirated Inlets – Comparison Between Two Wind Tunnel Models and with CFD
(Paper 1176)
Dylan Dziuba,* Patrick Bowles, Benjamin Hein,* Peter Lorber, Brian Wallace,* Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co.;

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Wind Tunnel Testing of RPAS in Representative Urban Flow Fields
(Paper 1137)
Alanna Wall,* Hali Barber,* National Research Council Canada; Sukriti Kumar, Richard McKercher, Isaac Tabachnick, Carleton University;

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
A Rotary Union to Provide Active Flow Control to a Mach Scale Rotor
(Paper 1193)
Peter Copp,* US Army CCDC AvMC;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
System Identification of a Free-Flying UAS in a Wind Tunnel using Motion Capture Feedback
(Paper 1220)
Robert Brown,* US Navy;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Development Flight Test Campaign for Automatic Flight Control System
(Paper 1231)
Kaan Ege Tırman,* Oğuzhan Gültekin, Umut Türe, Derya Çetin, Turkish Aerospace Industries;

Test & Evaluation III

Technical Session D: Thurs. May 9, 2024 - 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Rotor Icing and De-icing at DLR's Whirl Tower Test Facility
(Paper 1317)
Rainer Bartels,* Steffen Kalow, Ralf Keimer, Robert Konrath, Dominic Sahyoun, Oliver Schneider, German Aerospace Center (DLR);

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Whirl Flutter Testing of ATTILA Tiltrotor Testbed
(Paper 1117)
Stefan van 't Hoff,* Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre; Oliver Schneider, Keith Soal, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Kees Kapteijn, German-Dutch Wind Tunnels; Federico Fonte, Leonardo Helicopters;

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Automated Calculation of Aerodynamic Coefficients for UAV Using Ardupilot Logging Data and Inexpensive Sensors
(Paper 1046)
Christian Rieger,* Mirko Hornung, Paula Zimmermann, Technical University Munich;

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Development of Quadrotor Model Using System Identification with Free-Flight Data in Varying Configurations
(Paper 1311)
Sage Herz,* Matthew McCrink, Michael Valcarcel, Ohio State University;