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The Vertical Flight Society's 76th Annual Forum & Technology Display is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The conference will span 3 days and include over 250 technical papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as dozens of invited presentations and discussions by leaders in the military, government agencies and industry.

The Technology Display, running concurrent with the Forum, is the most extensive exposition of cutting-edge vertical flight technologies in the world, and also includes other technologies more broadly applicable to aerospace in general. Leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities, and research and development organizations will showcase the very latest in vertical flight technology.

Participate at Forum 76!

Forum 76 is the longest-running and most established vertical flight event in the world. It's the best way to interact and share ideas with over 1,200 of the world's leading vertical flight professionals.


  1. The Forum 76 abstract submission phase has now closed with over 330 abstracts received, which are now under review by the 22 technical committee.
  2. Main authors will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance by early December.
  3. Download the Forum 76 Call for Papers (PDF).

Why come to Forum 76?

  1. Technical papers: learn from experts in their fields as they discuss the latest theories and breakthroughs in vertical flight technology.
  2. See the latest technologies from leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities, and research and development organizations in our extensive technology display.
  3. Hear from the leaders in industry, government, and academia to gain perspective on the future of vertical flight technology:

    • CEO Panel with the leaders of major helicopter manufacturers and suppliers

    • US Army and US Navy/Marine Corps aviation military program managers

    Other civil and defense leaders in government and industry

  4. Recognition of VFS award winners and scholarship recipients at the Vertical Flight Foundation Reception and the Grand Awards Banquet
  5. Short course, Friday industry tour, MAV Student Challenge, guest excursions, and other special events!

Exhibit at Forum 76!

Showcase your technology, products, and services, and reserve early to get your prime location! Contact VFS Exhibits for more information or to submit your application.

  1. Forum 76 Exhibit Application
  2. Forum 76 Floor Plan

Why visit Montreal?

Montreal is the world's second-ranked aerospace industry centre measured in terms of jobs per capita, serving VTOL and aerospace corporations such as Bell, Bombardier Aerospace, CAE, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Safran, Thales Avionics, and many more. Located in the Province of Quebec, the region represents 70% of Canada's aerospace R&D spending. The Quebec aerospace industry produces more than $12 billion in sales annually, 80% from exports. Collectively, Quebec's aerospace community is comprised of 200+ firms employing more than 42,500 engineers, technicians and other skilled aerospace workers. 98% of these workers are concentrated in greater Montreal.