2nd Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF)

Tianjin Eye and Haihe RiverCall for Papers 

The 2nd Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF) / 4th International Basic Research Conference on Rotorcraft Technology (IBRCRT) will be held in Tianjin, China on September 8-11 (new dates!), co-located with the China Helicopter Exposition. The conference will be hosted by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), China. The International Executive Committee of the Asian Rotorcraft Forum includes NUAA, AVIC Helicopter, AHS International and the Chinese Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics.

The relevant information for ARF/IBRCRT will be posted on their website: http://arf2013.nuaa.edu.cn.

During the forum and conference, an international helicopter exposition will also be held: The China Helicopter Exposition (http://www.helicopter-china-expo.com).

This Forum offers an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn and exchange the latest advances and topics in the following areas, but not limited to: rotorcraft design, aerodynamics, aeroacoustics, dynamics, flight controls and autonomous systems, composites, smart structures, propulsion and drive systems, UAV, system integration, reliability, affordability, HUMS, ice protection, avionics, communications, sensors, safe operations, and especially current rotorcraft development programs.

Abstract Submittal:

Abstract should be written in English, no longer than three pages, presented in sufficient detail to allow the reviewer to determine the quality, scope, significance and current status of the work that will be described in the final paper, include paper title, author(s), name(s), address, phone, fax and e-mail address and be submitted no later than May 30, 2013 (new deadline!) at http://arf2013.nuaa.edu.cn

Full Paper Submittal:

Final full papers will be submitted at http://arf2013.nuaa.edu.cn and due July 30, 2013. Presentations will be given in an open forum and all papers will be published in the conference proceedings. The author is responsible for any necessary clearances and approvals.

AHS International Presentation

The keynote presentation given on September 9, 2013 by AHS International Executive Director Mike Hirschberg is now available for download. [4 MB pdf] Videos used in the presentation can be found on the AHS International YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/helosociety