Forum 71

AHS Forum 71 logoAHS International's Annual Forum and Technology Display is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The 71st in the series was held May 5-7 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Highlights incuded:
  • Over 230 technical papers from leaders in their fields on the latest theories and breakthroughs in vertical flight technology, on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems.
  • Panels from leaders in industry, academia and government featuring their perspectives on the future of vertical flight technology. The Forum included panels of the CEOs of major helicopter manufacturers and suppliers, US Army and US Navy/Marine Corps aviation program managers, and other vertical flight science and technology leaders. 
  • The latest technologies from leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities and research & development organizations in our extensive technology display.
  • Interaction and sharing of ideas with more than 1200 of the world's leading vertical flight professionals.
  • Recognition of AHS award winners and scholarship recipients at the Vertical Flight Foundation Reception and the Grand Awards Banquet.
  • Special pre-Forum activities on Monday, May 5, including tours, Short Courses and the MAV Student Challenge.

The Technology Display, running concurrent with the Forum, featured an extensive exposition of cutting edge vertical flight technologies. It also included other technologies more broadly applicable to aerospace in general. Leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities and research and development organizations showcased the very latest in vertical flight technology.

Attendee Materials from Forum 71: