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Forum 80

Montréal, Québec, Canada   |   May 7-9, 2024

Alfred Gessow Best Paper of Forum 80
Scenario-Based Helicopter Flight Simulation of Accident-Prone Vortex Ring State (VRS) Encounters
Eleni Sotiropoulos-Georgiopoulos, Alexia Payan, Dimitri Mavris, Georgia Institute of Technology
Charles Johnson, Federal Aviation Administration
Best Papers
Frequency Domain gappy-POD for Rotor Acoustic Measurement Optimization
Charles E. Tinney, Yingjun Zhao-Dubuc, John Valdez, University of Texas at Austin
Advanced Vertical Flight
Nonlinear Flight Dynamics Modeling of an Air-Launched Tailsitter UAS
Reuben-Wayne Stewart, Jack Dooher, Moble Benedict, Texas A&M University
Comprehensive Aerodynamic Analysis of PIV Measurements in the NFAC 80- by 120-ft Test Section Towards Understanding HVAB Hovering Rotor Characteristics
Manikandan Ramasamy, US Army CCDC AvMC
James T. Heineck, Cloria K. Yamauchi, Edward T. Schairer, Thomas R. Norman, NASA Ames Research Center
Aircraft Design
Dragonfly Rotor Optimization using Machine Learning Applied to an OVERFLOW Generated Airfoil Database
Jason Cornelius, NASA Ames Research Center
Sven Schmitz, The Pennsylvania State University
Autonomy and UAS
VTOL UAS Auto-recovery Using A Tested Long-Term Motion Prediction Method to Define the Deck Environment
Bernard Ferrier, FRAeS Frina, Syntek Technologies Inc.
B. Watson, Royal Navy
M. R. Belmont, J. T. Christmas, University of Exeter
Avionics and Systems
The Canadian Vertical Lift Autonomy Demonstration Project - High Level Concepts for the Development of Autonomy
Derek Gowanlock, Sion Jennings, Kris Ellis, Arthur Gubbels, Bryan Carrothers, Perry Comeau, National Research Council of Canada
Crash Safety
Development and Demonstration of a Critical Rotorcraft Safety System: Advanced Helicopter Seating System
Tyrone Minton, The Protective group
Marv Richards, Safe - A Point Blank Company
John Crocco, DEVCOM AvMC
Crew Stations and Human Factors
Development and Flight Demonstration of An Active Seat Mount System for Aircrew Whole-Body Vibration Mitigation on NRC Bell-412 Helicopter
Yong Chen, Amin Fereidooni, Viresh Wickramasinghe, National Research Council Canada
Aeromechanics Investigation of a Dual-Wing Lift Compounded Slowed Mach Scale Rotor
Vivek Uppoor, Mrinalgouda Patil, Inderjit Chopra, University of Maryland
Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL)
Impact of Detailed SFC on Hybrid-Electric VTOL Sizing
Matt Arace, Anubhav Datta, University of Maryland
Handling Qualities
Piloted Simulation Evaluation of MTEs for the Assessment of Low-Level Handling Qualities
Tim Jusko, German Aerospace Center - DLR
Tom Berger, US Army CCDC AvMC
Health and Usage Management Systems
Criticality Determination of HUMS Applications for Life-Adjustment
Matt Harrigan, Sikorsky a Lockheed Martin Company
Manufacturing Technology and Processing/ Product Support System Technology
Multi-Physics Modeling and Optimization Towards a Digital Twin of Quenching Processes of Large-Scale Metallic Structures
Jim Lua, Kalyan Shrestha, Anand Karuppiah, Global Engineering and Materials Inc.
Jinhui Yan, University of Illinois
Joshua Piccoli, Nam D. Phan, Naval Air Warfare Center (PAX)
Modeling and Simulation
Vortex Ring State Prediction Using a Mid-fidelity Comprehensive Approach
Alessandro Cocco, University of Maryland
Federico Gentile, Matteo Dall'Ora, Giuseppe Quaranta, Politecnico di Milano
Low Noise Helicopter Operations Recommendations to Improve Helicopter Acceptance
Julien Caillet, Pierre Dieumegard, Frédéric Guntzer, Airbus Helicopters
Elise Ruaud, ONERA
Dynamics of a Variable Speed Hybrid Electric Helicopter Propulsion System
Hans DeSmidt, Zhisheng Ai, University of Tennessee
Scenario-Based Helicopter Flight Simulation of Accident-Prone Vortex Ring State (VRS) Encounters
Eleni Sotiropoulos-Georgiopoulos, Alexia Payan, Dimitri Mavris, Georgia Institute of Technology
Charles Johnson, Federal Aviation Administration
Structures and Materials
Fatigue Simulation Method based on the Calculation of the J-Integral in the Cohesive Zone Delamination Model
Gennadiy Nikishkov, Yuri Nikishkov, Guillaume Seon, Andrew Makeev, University of Texas at Arlington
Peter Matthews, US Army DEVCOM AvMC
System Engineering Tools/Processes
Updates in Development to the Digital Thread and CFD Modeling Framework for Robust Rotorcraft Design
Daniel Bernier, Stanrich Fernandes, Ritu Eshcol, Ryan Willmot, Michael Alexander, Lindsey Dusablon, Stephanie Keomany, Dustin Coleman, Donald Lamb, Rebecca Cotton, Dana Halline, Shyam Neerarambam, Sikorsky A Lockheed Martin Company
Test and Evaluation
Wind Tunnel Testing of X2™ Technology Spinning Coaxial Hubs with Aspirated Inlets - Comparison Between Two Wind Tunnel Models and with CFD
Dylan Dziuba, Peter Lorber, Benjamin Hein, Brian Wallace, Jeewoong Kim, Antonio Rivera, Colin Bunting, Shawn Sandor, Byung-Young Min, Patrick O. Bowles, Sikorsky A Lockheed Martin Company
Image Galleries
Forum 80 Awards
80th Annual Grand Award Banquet, May 9, 2024, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Photos for VFS by Warren Liebmann. CC BY-SA 4.0.
Forum 80 Opening General Session
Photos of the Forum 80 Opening General Session on May 6, 2024. CC BY-SA 4.0
Forum 80 Exhibits
Forum 80 Technology Display, May 6-8, 2024


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