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!

  • 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

  • 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

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

    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

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

    Bengaluru, India