2023 Handling Qualities Technical Meeting

2023 Handling Qualities

The VFS Redstone Chapter sponsored the 2023 Handling Qualities Technical Meeting on Feb. 7-8, 2023, at the Radiance Technologies HQ in Huntsville, Alabama. The event focused on meeting the needs of the vertical flight aircraft handling qualities (HQ), flight controls and vehicle design communities. Technical topics differ from the Annual Forum in that the focus will be on handling qualities standards and flight test technique development, in addition to updates to ADS-33E-PRF / MIL-DTL32703 for new military and civil platform configurations — including helicopters, advanced rotorcraft, drones and electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

Papers and presentations coveredtechnical disciplines related to commercial/military rotorcraft/VTOL aircraft handling qualities, or the certification/qualification of handling qualities and the control systems that implement them, to include the complex behaviors induced by artificial intelligence. Invited Keynotes from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation and Missile Center, Aviation Development Directorate – Ft. Eustis.

Registration & Meeting Facts
Registration Rates VFS Member Non-Member
Military/Government/Speakers/Virtual $275 $390
$375 $490
Student/Fully Retired*

$125 *Non-members must join VFS to register.

Registration includes coffee breaks, lunches, Social, and meeting presentation materials.


Meeting Venue: Radiance Technologies, 310 Bob Heath Dr., Huntsville, AL 35806

Huntsville Travel Guide

2023 Handling Qualities Technical Meeting Document

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