2014 AHS International Calendar of Events

Don’t miss our 70th Annual Forum, exciting Technical Specialists’ Meetings and other great upcoming events planned for the rest of the year!

70th Annual Forum & Technology Display, May 20-22, 2014, Montréal, Québec. The AHS 70th Annual Forum and Technology Display is the world's leading international conference on vertical flight technology. The three-day event will include nearly 300 technical presentations on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems. This year's theme is "Celebrating International Cooperation in Vertical Flight Technology." www.vtol.org/forum

Pax4th International Technical Specialists’ Meeting On Vertical Lift Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, Patuxent River, Maryland, August 27-28, 2014. The purpose of the meeting is to share ideas, concepts, information and techniques regarding Vertical Lift RDT&E. Presentations concerning all aspects of commercial and military RDT&E are welcomed. Abstracts are due June 30. www.vtol.org/pax

ERF40th European Rotorcraft Forum, September 2-5, 2014, Southampton, United Kingdom. ERF is one of the premier events in the rotorcraft community’s calendar, bringing together manufacturers, research centers, academia, operators and regulatory agencies to discuss advances in research, development, design, manufacturing, testing and operation of rotorcraft. In celebration and commemoration of 40 successful years, the Forum will return to its birthplace in Southampton. It is organized this year by the Royal Aeronautical Society. www.erf2014.com

3D PrintingCapability and Affordability in the Future of the Vertical Lift Industry, Arlington, Texas, September 23-24, 2014. As government and industry budgets are squeezed ever tighter, the customer is demanding greater capability for less money. This event provides a forum for discussions of new tools and processes capable of meeting the future budget challenges in rotorcraft development. Abstract deadline is May 2. www.vtol.org/affordability

HELMOT16th Helicopter Military Operations Technology (HELMOT XVI) Specialists’ Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 28-30, 2014. This key event provides essential insights into U.S. military operational needs. www.vtol.org/helmot


Melbourne8th Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology and 3rd Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF), Melbourne, Australia, December 18-19, 2014. This event is jointly organized by the AHS Australia and Singapore Chapters in what is called “the world’s most liveable city.” Papers are sought in the areas of aerodynamics, structures & materials, propulsion, design, avionics & systems, operations, product support and asset management. Abstracts are due May 2. www.vtol.org/australia