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!

  • PS&S infrastructure thumbnail (jpg) 2023 7th Workshop on AAM Infrastructure, Sep 26, 2023 to Sep 28, 2023

    This annual event, held this year in support of the FAA Technical Center, features an introduction to AAM infrastructure followed by a deeper dive into specific challenges. A tour of the nearby FAA Technical Center facilities is also planned.

    Cape May, New Jersey

  • FLYING HY, Oct 10, 2023 to Oct 11, 2023

    This in-person event by HYSKY Society (in conjunction with "UAS Summit & Expo 2023") will bring together key hydrogen aviation players from around the world to discuss topics spanning technology, infrastructure, regulatory policies, investment opportunities and more.

    Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

  • Augsburg Airtec 2023 image Airtec 2023, Oct 25, 2023 to Oct 27, 2023

    Airtec 2023 is the international B2B trade fair and dialogue platform for aerospace and future mobility at the high-tech location of Augsburg, Bavaria. VFS is pleased again to support the 2023 edition of this long-running event.

    Augsburg, Germany

  • Compressor 2023 Propulsion and Power Technical Meeting, Nov 01, 2023 to Nov 02, 2023

    The theme of this year’s conference is “Advanced Propulsion Technologies to Support Platforms of 2040 and Beyond,” which will highlight research and development efforts, both current and planned, related to crewed and uncrewed rotorcraft and other vertical flight vehicles

    Hampton, VA

  • 2023 9th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF), Nov 06, 2023 to Nov 08, 2023

    ARF, held with the 5th International Basic Research Conference on Rotorcraft Technology (IBRCRT), is organized by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) and invites technical paper abstracts on the full gamut of vertical lift technical disciplines, including AAM/eVTOL. It will feature research from Asia, Australia and around the world.

    Nanjing, China

  • ICAAMS, Dec 04, 2023 to Dec 06, 2023

    The forum will address all subdisciplines of advanced air mobility (AAM) systems from design and development to operations, product support, regulations and on to airspace management. ICAAMS also includes a workshop on "Enhancing Future VTOL usage in Indian Airspace."

    Bengaluru, India

  • 2024 Transformative Vertical Flight, Feb 06, 2024 to Feb 08, 2024

    TVF 2024 includes the 6th Decennial VFS Aeromechanics Specialists’ Conference and the 11th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium, as well as a technology display.

    Santa Clara, CA, USA

  • Forum 77 logo rotor icon (png) Forum 80, May 07, 2024 to May 09, 2024

    The Vertical Flight Society's 80th Annual Forum & Technology Display will be held in Montréal, Canada. 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.

    Montreal, Canada, USA