Airworthiness, CBM and HUMS Specialists' Meeting

Downtown HuntsvilleThe Redstone Chapter of the American Helicopter Society International (AHS) and the Helicopter Association International (HAI) will be sponsoring a Technical Specialists’ Meeting on Airworthiness, Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), and Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) on February 9-11, 2015, in Huntsville, Alabama. The Specialists’ Meeting will present applicable technologies that are new to continued airworthiness, current and potential processes, and hardware required for military and civil aircraft airworthiness.

For complete details, view the Airworthiness, CBM & HUMS Call for Papers.

For authors: The Airworthiness 2015 Author Guide will guide you through your paper submittal process. Use the Forum 71 Author Guide for the paper format.

Preliminary Program

Highlights of the meeting include Keynote Speakers Col. Brian Tachias, PEO-Aviation and Mr. Joshua Kennedy, AMCOM ALC. Sessions include the following:

Civil Rotorcraft HUMS Operations
Vibration-Based Diagnostic Methods
Structural Health Monitoring
CBM+ Systems Engineering
Machine Learning and Data Fusion Methods
Computing Return On Investment

See the Airworthiness, CBM/HUMS Program for session details.  You do not want to miss this very valuable meeting!

The HUMS End of Research Wrap Up Meeting sponsored by the FAA will take place on February 12, 2015 at the same venue.  See the proposed HUMS End of Research Wrap Up Meeting Agenda.


Full registration fee includes Proceedings CD-ROM, break refreshments, and lunches on Feb. 10 and 11. AHS members, please login to My AHS to receive the member rate.  For assistance, please contact email the meeting Registrar, Vernon Hemphill or call 1-703-684-6777 x107.

 Full Registrant: General Attendee   (AHS Member including Industry/Academia, Speaker & Retired) $180 USD

 Full Registrant: General Attendee   (Non-AHS Member, includes 1 year free AHS membership) $260 USD

 Full Registrant: Student Attendee  (AHS Student Member, must be a full-time student) $25 USD

 Full Registrant: Student Attendee  (Non-AHS Member, includes 1 year free AHS membership) $50 USD

 Government Registrant:  Government Employee Attendee (AHS Member, attendance only*) $0

               *Does not include proceedings.  Lunch may be purchased at the door for $10.  “Pay as you Go” for breaks.

Register online now!

A paper form can be found here: Airworthiness CBM/HUMS Paper Registration Form.

Hotel Information and Map

There are many hotels near UAH.  Check your favorite travel guide. Follow this link to the closest hotel You will need to provide your own transportation from your hotel to the UAH campus.  A parking pass will be provided.

Map of UAH with directions to the campus.

Get your CBM 2015 Parking Pass here. 


If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Laura Bequette at