2021 VFS Webinar Schedule

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2021 Webinar Archive or 2020 Webinar Archive pages, or check out all of our videos on the VFS Video Library page!

The Vertical Flight Society is hosting virtual technical sessions, workshops, presentations and interviews on timely and relevant topics in VTOL and eVTOL. These webinars are hosted either by VFS headquarters or by our chapters around the world. There are sponsorship opportunities for each of the webinars.

The programs provide important information to help the community continue advancing vertical flight.  

September 30: CH146 Griffon Limited Life Extension (GLLE), presented by the VFS Ottawa-Montreal Chapter
1200-1300 EDT/1100-1200 CDT/0900-1000 PDT/1700-1800 UTC
Speakers: Mr. Donald Falardeau, Program Manager, Griffon, Bell
Mr. Pierre Drouin, Manager, Systems Engineering, Griffon, Bell
Mr. Andrew Sayer, ILS Manager and Certification Lead, Bell
Special Guest: Maj. Francois Roy, Canadian Armed Forces
Griffon Limited Life Extension (GLLE)

Overview of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Griffon Helicopter (Bell 412CF) midlife upgrade program; including Canadian Government project steps and retrofit model, Bell’s Proposed solution with focus on the new Mission Management System, development approach, handling of airworthiness certification and new Cybersecurity requirements, and use of digital thread.
VFS Montreal-Ottawa Chapter
There will be a limited number of sponsorships available. Contact Jim Sherman to apply for a sponsorship and register.

Platinum Sponsorship: $5,000 — includes logo on the program promotions, 2 minute video promotion at the start of the session. (Subject to approval and availability.)