The Vertical Flight Technical Society
73rd Annual Forum & Technology Display
May 9-11, 2017 ★ Fort Worth, Texas, USA
"The Future of Vertical Flight"
AHS International is grateful to Safran USA for sponsoring the tour buses and support.
Fort Worth, Texas, is home to numerous manufacturers of vertical flight aircraft, subsystems and components. Airbus Helicopters performs assembly and support of its US-based civil helicopter fleet, and Safran Helicopter Engines (previously known as Turbomeca USA) builds and services it engines in nearby Grand Prairie, Texas.
Tours of Airbus Helicopters, Safran Helicopter Engines and Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics in Grand Prairie, Texas are planned for Friday, May 12. The tours are available at no charge exclusively for registrants of Forum 73 — you must be registered for the Forum to be allowed on the tour. Safran will bus Forum attendees from the Sheraton Fort Worth on Friday morning to Grand Prairie, about 30 miles away.
07:45 Sign in and board buses @ Sheraton Fort Worth
08:00 Buses depart promptly
08:45 Buses arrive in Grand Prairie
08:00 Participants tour facilities
11:45 Board buses
12:30 Return to Sheraton Fort Worth
To sign up, please send an email with your full name, citizenship, place of residence (city and state for US residents, city and country for non-residents). In addition, please provide a scan of your passport or US driver's license.
Space is limited. Reservations will be taken until Wed. May 3 or when all available slots are filled!
Please note that no photography is permitted. A group photo will be taken and emailed to all tour participants.