2nd ARF Welcome by AVICopter (Cai).jpg Throughout the year, AHS—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 (75-100 person) regional or technical specialists' meetings, or our Annual Forum — the biggest and best vertical flight technical event in the world, with more than 1,100 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!

  • Plan Now to Attend Forum 74 (jpg) Forum 74, May 15, 2018 to May 17, 2018

    AHS International's 74th Annual Forum & Technology Display is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The three-days of technical sessions will include well over 200 technical papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as invited presentations and discussions by leaders in industry and government.

    Phoenix, Arizona, USA

  • 3rd Australia Indo-Pacific Army Aviation Symposium, Sep 04, 2018 to Sep 06, 2018

    An international industry exposition to showcase equipment, technology and services for the armies of Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia

  • ERF logo, white 44th European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF), Sep 19, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018

    This Forum will be the 44th in a series of meetings, which take place annually across Europe, rotating around the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Russia.

    Delft, The Netherlands

  • HELMOT HELMOT XVIII, Oct 25, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018

    The meeting will highlight integrated mission systems research and development enabling increased capability for vertical lift aircraft and provide some user perspective on recent operations. The theme is "Transformational Technologies and Their Application to the Vertical Lift Battlespace."

    Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA

  • 7th Asian-Australian Rotorcraft Forum, Oct 31, 2018 to Nov 02, 2018

    The 7th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum will examine the latest advances in innovative rotorcraft design, compound helicopter, rotorcraft development history, aerodynamics, aeroacoustics, dynamics, flight dynamics and controls, smart rotor, propulsion, UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), system integration, composites, reliability, affordability, HUMS, avionics, safe operations, and on going rotorcraft development programs.

    Jeju Island, South Korea

  • International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC) 2018, Nov 13, 2018 to Nov 15, 2018

    The International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC) focuses on the latest developments in Vertical and/or Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) aircraft research, concepts and programs.

    Bristol, UK