Airtec 2023

Airtec 2023 was a huge success! Plan to join us this year at Airtec 2024, Oct. 8-10:

Airtec 2023 is the international B2B trade fair and dialogue platform for aerospace and future mobility at the high-tech location of Augsburg, Germany. Airtec is a central, international meeting place for suppliers and OEMs to find each other and to establish new business relationships. Airtec 2023 takes place Oct. 25-27, 2023, at the Messe Augsburg fair grounds in Greater Munich. Tickets are now available!

VFS is again organizing the extensive Future Air Mobility sessions at Airtec 2023. Last year, VFS Made an Impact at Airtec, and this year features even more executive speakers:


Future Air Mobility: eVTOL

Wednesday, Oct. 25 @ 1300-1540
Moderator: Mike Hirschberg, VFS

  • Mike Hirschberg, Director of Strategy, Vertical Flight Society (VFS)
  • Andra Steltemeier, Head of Partnerships, Airbus Urban Mobility
  • Mark Henning, Managing Director, AutoFlight Europe
  • Jasmine Kent, CTO, Dufour Aerospace
  • Andreas Perotti, CMO-Europe, EHang
  • Bhavesh Mandalia, Head of Airworthiness and Deputy CTO, Lilium
  • Jonathan Stephens, Head of Airworthiness and Certification, Odys Aviation

Future Air Mobility Perspectives
Wednesday, Oct. 25 @ 1600-1740
Moderator: Prof. Ilkay Yavrucuk, Technical University Munich

  • Dr. Erik Linden, Founding Partner, Orbit Management Services
  • Willi Tacke, CEO, Flying Pages
  • Marvin König, Sr. Manager Gov't Relations & Public Affairs Europe, Lilium
  • Pamir Sevincel, Managing Partner, Blackbird

Future Air Mobility Technical Research
Thursday, Oct. 26 @ 1330-1510
Moderator: Mike Hirschberg, VFS

  • Prof. Ilkay Yavrucuk, Chair, Helicopter & VTOL Aircraft Institute, Technical University Munich
  • Prof. Florian Holzapfel, Chair, Flight Systems Dynamics Institute, Technical University Munich
  • Henri Meess, Group Leader, Highly Automated Flying, Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (IVI)
  • Federico Lo Cicero, Simulation Engineer, Dipolo GmbH

Future Air Mobility: Regional Air Mobility (eCTOL/eSTOL and Hydrogen)
Thursday, Oct. 26 @ 1545-1730
Moderator: Prof. Florian Holzapfel, Technical University Munich

  • Dr. Anita Sengupta, CEO, Hydroplane
  • Dr. Günther Schullerer, Director of Engineering, MT Aerospace
  • John Griesbacher, R&D Aerospace Engineer, Odonata
  • Stefan Andres, Chief of Product, Piasecki Aircraft

Future Air Mobility Electrical Systems
Friday, Oct. 27 @ 0900-1130
Moderator: Pamir Sevincel, Blackbird

  • Richard Charlton, CEO & Co-Founder,
  • Derek Jordanou-Bailey, Chief Engineer–Aerospace, Helix
  • Lawrence Blakeley, COO, H55
  • Olaf Otto, President–Electrical, Rolls-Royce

Future Air Mobility Ecosystem and Suppliers
Friday, Oct. 27 @ 1230-1430
Moderator: Mike Hirschberg, VFS

  • Dan Sloat, CEO, Volatus Infrastructure & Energy Solutions
  • Stefan Perras, Head of Predevelopment & Innovation, Siemens
  • Oliver Grunewald, Senior Design Consultant, UAM Vertiports
  • Günter Nelböck, VP Engines & Nacelles, FACC Operations GmbH
  • Martin Miehling, Business Manager Europe–UAM/UAS, Honeywell Aerospace

Go to to learn more and make your plans to be a part of Airtec 2023! Overall focus topics are:

  • Zero Emission & Climate Neutral Flying
  • Future Air Mobility
  • Supply Chain
  • New Space (e.g., satellites)

Interested in exhibiting?

Airtec 2023 is a B2B technology hub and the place for businesses to connect with suppliers and customers. Present your company at Europe’s leading meeting place for aerospace. Zero emission, future air mobility, supply chain and new space. International exhibition, conference and B2B. Book your own stand as an exhibitor or with your logo and CD in prominent positions as a sponsor. The earlier you book, the more you can benefit from the full range of stands, so that you are more likely to find the stand that exactly suits you. Download the exhibitor booking form for Airtec 2023.

Additional details:

VFS is on the Airtec 2023 Advisory Board and is pleased to support the 2023 edition of this long-running international fair on aerospace, with sessions on electric VTOL and advanced air mobility. See what is meant by Future Air Mobility.

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Updated Oct 18, 2023