Forum 75 Proceedings Now Available

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The Vertical Flight Society's 75th Annual Forum & Technology Display was a great success! More than 1,400 people experienced the "Future of Vertical Flight" at Forum 75, held May 13-16, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More than 280 technical papers were presented, plus more than 75 invited presentations and panel discussions by experts and decision makers in industry, academia, government agencies and research institutions.

The Forum 75 proceedings papers include cutting-edge breakthroughs, research developments, and advancements in vertical flight technology. All technical papers and invited/VIP presentations are now available in the Vertical Flight Library. (Be sure you are logged in to get your member discount.) 

  • Forum 75 Proceedings DVDProceedings download: contains all 280+ technical papers and are now available in the Store for $200 for Society members ($300 for non-members). NoteIf you were a Forum 75 full registrant or purchased the proceedings, you may be eligible to also download any or all of the Forum 75 papers for free! Just log into your account at www.vtol.org/my-VFS and scroll down to the bottom right, under "Forum Proceedings Downloads."

  • Proceedings CD/USB: contains all 280+ technical papers and is available in the Store for $200 for Society members ($300 for non-members).

  • Technical Papers: Forum 75 individual pdfs are available for $15 each for Society members ($30 for non-members). 

  • The Special Sessions CD contains 38 presentations from the Forum 75 CEO Panel, Nikolsky Lecture, the Army and Navy PEO/PM presentations, and Special Sessions on VTOL Flight Qualification, the Promise & Progress of Electric VTOL and the Challenges of Electric VTOL. Society Members can order your Forum 75 Special Sessions CD from the Online Store for $50 ($150 for non-members). You can now download all of the presentations at the same price as the CD! Members can save hundreds of dollars versus purchasing all 38 individual PDFs.

  • Special Session Presentations: Individual pdfs are available for $10 each or less for Society members ($20 for non-members).

  • Printed volumes of the proceedings from Forum 75 and past Forums can be ordered from Curran Associates (coming soon!).

  • Pictures: Several Forum 75 photo galleries are now online. Check back later as more are being posted!

  • Videos: all of the special sessions and general sessions were video recorded. Check out our Vertical Flight Video Library for the videos from Forum 75 and other presentations and events!

While you are visiting the Vertical Flight Library/Online Store, check out our past Forum proceedings and special sessions discs, or our individual Forum papers index. Including past Forums and technical meeting proceedings papers, plus Vertiflite and other publications, we have 12,000+ downloadable pdfs in the Vertical Flight Library — the largest vertical flight technical library in the world!

Corporate Members: Vertical Flight Society members on the rosters of our corporate members (Small Business Class and above) can download any PDF in the entire Vertical Flight Library for free! Organization-wide institutional licenses are also available! In addition, a DVD-ROM of the Forum 75 proceedings and a CD-ROM of the Special Sessions will be mailed out to all our corporate member and educational member contacts (in good standing) in June 2019. 

Save the date: The Vertical Flight Society's 76th Annual Forum & Technology Display will be held May 19-21, 2020, in Montreal, Canada. Plan now to attend as we continue to explore "The Future of Vertical Flight"!


June 7, 2019