Fifth Decennial AHS Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference

UPDATE -- Aeromechanics Proceedings Now Available

The Fifth Decennial AHS Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference was a runaway success!

The conference Proceedings CDROM is now available in the AHS Online Store; individual papers can also be purchased separately. In addition, the six released plenary government and industry briefings are now available to all AHS members free of charge – they are at the bottom of the page and noted with “[Presentation]” and a $0.00 Member Price.   


The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of AHS International will hold their Fifth Decennial AHS Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference on January 22-24, 2014 at Holiday Inn at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California.  These conferences, held every 10 years since 1974, have documented remarkable scientific advances and engineering achievements in rotorcraft aeromechanics.  The theme of the Fifth Decennial AHS Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference is Current Challenges and Future Directions in Rotorcraft Aeromechanics.  The General Chair for this event is Ms. Susan A. Gorton, NASA Langley Research Center and the Technical Chair is Dr. Hyeonsoo Yeo, U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate (AFDD).  Topics include areas related to rotorcraft aerodynamics, acoustics, dynamics, handling qualities, and testing. In particular, papers describing revolutionary rotorcraft concepts and emerging aeromechanics technologies to meet operational requirements of the Future Vertical Lift/Joint Multi-Role aircraft are planned.

The Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference Final Program [pdf] is now available.  Check it out!

Aeromechanics Online Registration -- NEW!

5th Decennial Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference Paper Registration Form

Aeromechanics Call for Papers [pdf]

Hotel Information

The conference hotel is the Holiday Inn in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, 1300 Columbus Ave., San Francisco CA. 94133. Conference Rate of $135.00 (plus tax) applies Sunday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Call (800) 942-7348 to reserve rooms and ask for the AHS Meeting Rate, or go online with group code AHS to

If you have a problem getting the $135 rate, contact Robert Stroub at (775) 882-6425,