Events

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!

  • 2021 Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting and Electric VTOL Symposium, Jan 26, 2021 to Jan 28, 2021

    Register today to attend the Biennial Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting and Annual Electric VTOL Symposium — the world's largest and longest running eVTOL conference — along with the latest breakthroughs on autonomous VTOL systems!

    Virtual

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  • Short Course on Electric VTOL Design (Intermediate), Feb 09, 2021 to Feb 10, 2021

    This course will provide an overview of eVTOL fundamentals, technologies and barriers, and provide greater insights than in any prior course into analysis of configurations and pros and cons of different propulsion architectures.

    Virtual

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  • Gannett Flemming 4th VFS Workshop on eVTOL Infrastructure, Mar 02, 2021 to Mar 04, 2021

    The Vertical Flight Society is pleased to host the 4th workshop on the challenges of eVTOL Infrastructure. This workshop will provide industry the opportunity to shape the development and regulation of eVTOL infrastructure.

    Virtual

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  • Forum 77 logo rotor icon (png) 77th Annual Forum & Technology Display, May 11, 2021 to May 13, 2021

    The Vertical Flight Society's 77th Annual Forum & Technology Display will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida. The three-day event will include more than 200 papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as invited presentations and discussions by leaders in industry and government. Plan now to be part of Forum 77!

    Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

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  • 47th European Rotorcraft Forum, Sep 07, 2021 to Sep 10, 2021

    The 47th European Rotorcraft Forum will be organised by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and planning is underway for the Forum to take place in Glasgow, Scotland on 7-10 Sept. 2021.

    Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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  • 9th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF), Nov 03, 2021 to Nov 05, 2021

    Rescheduled from 2020, this conference is organized by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), with support of the local VFS chapters of the participating countries. It will feature research from Asia, Australia and around the world.

    Nanjing, China

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