Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum 2017 in Japan Throughout the year, the Vertical Flight Society organizes and co-sponsors several regional and international conferences around the world that facilitate the advancement of the theory and practices of helicopter and other VTOL aircraft technology. Whether smaller (100-400 person) regional or technical specialists' meetings, or our Annual Forum — the biggest and best vertical flight technical event in the world, with more than 1,300 attendees — every event is designed to impart as much knowledge and understanding as possible, as well as provide networking contacts and excitement about the future of vertical flight.

Check out these exciting upcoming vertical flight technical events, and make your plans today to be part of tomorrow's vertical flight technology!

  • HELMOT 2022 HELMOT XIX, Dec 07, 2022 to Dec 08, 2022

    The theme of the conference is "Vertical Lift Capabilities for Multi-Domain Operations."

    Hampton, VA, USA

  • 2023 Handling Qualities Technical Meeting, Feb 07, 2023 to Feb 08, 2023

    This event will focus on meeting the needs of vertical flight aircraft handling qualities, flight controls and vehicle design communities. Abstracts due Nov. 17!

    Huntsville, AL, USA

  • H2-Aero logo (png) 2023 H2-Aero Symposium, Mar 28, 2023 to Mar 30, 2023

    The event will include two days of informative presentations and insightful discussions, including planning for future initiatives — plus a tour of nearby hydrogen facilities in Long Beach.

    Long Beach, California, USA

  • Forum 77 logo rotor icon (png) Forum 79, May 16, 2023 to May 18, 2023

    The Vertical Flight Society's 79th Annual Forum & Technology Display will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida. The 3-day in-person event will include papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as invited presentations and discussions by leaders in industry and government.

    West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

  • International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC) 2023, Jun 12, 2023 to Jun 16, 2023

    The International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC) focuses on the latest developments in Vertical and/or Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) aircraft research, concepts and programs.

    San Diego, CA & online

  • ICUAMS, Oct 01, 2023 to Oct 31, 2023

    New Delhi, India