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!

  • 2022 Transformative Vertical Flight, Jan 25, 2022 to Jan 27, 2022

    This event will include the Aeromechanics for Advanced Vertical Flight Technical Meeting and the 9th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium.

    San Jose, California, USA

  • VFS H2 atom (png) 2022 Hydrogen Aviation Workshop, Mar 29, 2022 to Mar 31, 2022

    The event will include two days of informative presentations and insightful discussions as well as planning for future initiatives — plus a tour of Toyota's hydrogen facilities at the Port of Long Beach.

    Long Beach, California, USA

  • Forum 77 logo rotor icon (png) Forum 78, May 10, 2022 to May 12, 2022

    The Vertical Flight Society's 78th Annual Forum & Technology Display will be held in Ft. Worth, Texas. The 3-day in-person 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 78!

    Ft. Worth, Texas, USA

  • 2022 9th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF), Nov 01, 2022 to Nov 03, 2022

    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