4th International Technical Specialists’ Meeting On Vertical Lift Aircraft RDT&E

V-22 ship landingPatuxent River, Maryland, August 27-28, 2014

The purpose of the meeting is to share ideas, concepts, information and techniques regarding Vertical Lift Research Development Test & Evaluation (RDT&E). Presentations concerning all aspects of commercial and military RDT&E are welcomed. Organized by the AHS Patuxent River Chapter and the AHS Test & Evaluation Technical Committee. 

New! The abstract sumittal deadline has been extended to July 25.

See Vertical Lift Aircraft RDT&E Call for Papers here.

In addition to the technical papers, the following speakers will present:

 LTCOL Greg Fortier, USA, Commanding Officer, US Naval Test Pilot School, Opening Remarks

Special Guest Speaker, Mr. Matt Zuccaro, President, Helicopter Association International (HAI), Remarks

Mr. Rhett Flater, Aerospace/Defense Industrial Base, Critical and Fragile:  The Defense Industrial Base for Rotorcraft”

LtCol John Neville,  Commanding Officer, HX-21, Flight Test Projects Update

You will also have the opportunity to attend the Mixer at the St. Mary’s Airport Terminal the evening of Wednesday, August 27.

A preliminary program will be available shortly.


Before Aug 11 After Aug 11
AHS Member     Non-Member
$190                $270 
AHS Member     Non-Member
$225                $305
Instructor at NTPS

All fees include continental breakfast, lunches, refreshment breaks, reception and CD of the releasable presentations.
A one year AHS membership is included in the Non-Member fees. 

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