5th Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum Singapore  |  November 17-18, 2016

The 5th Asian Australia Rotorcraft Forum (incorporating the 9th Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology), organised by the American Helicopter Society's Australian and Singapore Chapters, will be held in Singapore from November 17-18, 2016. The conference will cover all the disciplines of aerospace and aviation from design to operation and support of helicopter platform and systems.

Chairman: Mr. Brian George (email  |  +65 91385750)
Technical Chair: Mr. Robert Hood (email)
Co-Chairman: Dr. Arvind Sinha (email  |  +61 429455028)

Schedule of Events

Online registration

The conference will cover aerospace and aviation discliplines,
from design to operation and support of helicopter platform and systems.


Malacca Tour*  |  Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Malacca, the 15th century Malay Sultanate, which was colonised by the Portuguese, Dutch and British conqueror who sought to control the whole region and the lucrative spice trade. Malacca is a quiet old town and also a historical city. Stroll the streets where Malay folk heroes such as Hang Tuah once did around 1400 AD.

Time Agenda
0630 Assemble at Concorde Hotel (Kramat Lane / Taxi stand)
0730 Coach depart to Custom for Immigration clearance
1130 Estimated arrival time at Malacca. Lunch provided.
1230 Melaka Heritage Trail Walking Tour
1600 Assemble at respective departure point back to Singapore
2000 Estimated arrival time back in Singapore

Cost: USD$115 per Person
*Minimum of 20 people to proceed/Maximum of 28 people
Visa Requirement: Check here to see if you need a Malaysian visa



Registration includes access to all technical sessions, luncheons and refreshments and a copy of Proceedings. Does NOT include tour fee or lodging.

Online registration is now open!

  before October 10 after October 10
GUEST USD $150 USD $250

Questions? Contact ARF Registrar.


Details on exhibit space and sponsorship packages coming soon.

Questions? Please contact Technical Chair, Robert Hood


The Conference will be held at Concorde Hotel, located at
100 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238840





Reserve your discounted rooms at the Concorde Hotel:
Enter ARF for the access/ITA code to receive a discount.


Final Paper Submission: Sept 20, 2016
Download the paper template (MS Word)

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Event end date: November 18, 2016

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