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AHS International
The Vertical Flight Technical Society


73rd Annual Forum & Technology Display
May 9-11, 2017 ★ Fort Worth, Texas, USA

"The Future of Vertical Flight"

AHS International is grateful to Safran USA for sponsoring the tour buses and support. 

Safran USA officesFort Worth, Texas, is home to numerous manufacturers of vertical flight aircraft, subsystems and components. Airbus Helicopters performs assembly and support of its US-based civil helicopter fleet, and Safran Helicopter Engines (previously known as Turbomeca USA) builds and services it engines in nearby Grand Prairie, Texas.

Tours of Airbus HelicoptersSafran Helicopter Engines and Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics in Grand Prairie, Texas are planned for Friday, May 12. The tours are available at no charge exclusively for registrants of Forum 73 — you must be registered for the Forum to be allowed on the tour. Safran will bus Forum attendees from the Sheraton Fort Worth on Friday morning to Grand Prairie, about 30 miles away.

Tour Itinerary

07:45   Sign in and board buses @ Sheraton Fort Worth

08:00   Buses depart promptly

08:45   Buses arrive in Grand Prairie

08:00   Participants tour facilities

11:45   Board buses

12:00 Depart 

12:30   Return to Sheraton Fort Worth

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Space is limited. Reservations will be taken until Wed. May 3 or when all available slots are filled!

Thank your interest! The tour sign-up has ended; we will send out a notification to approved guests shortly.

Please note that no photography is permitted. A group photo will be taken and emailed to all tour participants.