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Helicopter Trade Shows, Air Shows, Conferences, Events, Competitions, Competition Teams and Display Teams

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Americas


Heli-Expo 2015, March 2-5, Exhibits Open 3-5, Orlando, Florida, USA.

2015 CHC Safety & Quality Summit , Canada.

AHS 71st Annual Forum and Technology Display, 5-7 May 2015, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.

Capability and Affordability in the Future of the Vertical Lift Industry

2015 Helicopter Trade Shows/Conferences

Careers in Aviation Expo
7 February 2015
(Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
www.careersinaviation.ca/expo

Airworthiness, CBM and HUMS Specialists' Meeting
- Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), Health and Usage Monitoring (HUMS), Sponsored by AHS International -
9–11 February 2015
(Huntsville, Alabama, USA)
www.vtol.org/cbm

Careers in Aviation Expo
21 February 2015
(Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
www.careersinaviation.ca/expo

Heli-Expo 2015

The world's largest helicopter trade show and exposition.

Produced by Helicopter Association International.

• 2–5 March 2015

• Exhibit Hall Open: 3–5 March (Tuesday - Thursday)

Register

International Visitor Visas and Letters of Invitation

Hotel Reservations

Car Rental Discounts

Shuttle Service (Information available: January 2015)

To Exhibit

Exhibitor Prospectus (2 MB PDF)
http://heliexpo.rotor.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2015_Exhibitor_Prospectus.pdf

(Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA)
heliexpo.rotor.org

2015 Helicopter Rescue Summit
- Will take place during Heli-Expo 2015 -
(Orlando, Florida, USA)
www.helirescueassociation.org/events.php

Midwest Regional Safety Seminar
- Sponsored by the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency -
17–19 March 2015
(Chicago, Illinois, USA)
www.alea.org/public/events

CHC Safety & Quality Summit 2015
23–25 March 2015
(Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
www.chcsafetyqualitysummit.com

2015 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit
- Trade Show & Conference formerly known as Quad A -
- Sponsored by the Army Aviation Association of America -
29–31 March 2015
(Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA)
www.quad-a.org/2015summit

Careers in Aviation Expo
11 April 2015
(Aero Space Museum of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
www.careersinaviation.ca/expo

Helicopter Aviation Training Symposium
- Part of the World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow -
21 April 2015
(Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA)
www.halldale.com/wats-2015
/helicopter-aviation-training-symposium

2015 International Rotorcraft Safety Conference
21-23 April 2015
(Hurst, Texas, USA)
www.faahelisafety.org

71st Annual Forum
Transforming Vertical Flight Technology

- Sponsored by AHS International -

5–7 May 2015

 

The AHS International Annual Forum and Technology Display is the world's leading international conference on vertical flight technology. Our 71st Annual Forum will be a three-day technical tour-de-force with more than 200 technical presentations on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems.

(Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA)

vtol.org/forum

ALEA Expo 2015
- Sponsored by the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency -
13–18 July 2015
(Houston, Texas, USA)
www.alea.org/events/annual-conference

World Helicopter Day

16 August 2015

 

World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of the contributions that helicopters make to our society and celebrate the diverse range of people that design, fly and support them.

This is a new event which can be hosted by any helicopter operator, helicotper related company, association, organization, museum or group of pilots in any country around the world. 2015 is the inaugural year!

If there is not an event in your own city, anyone can celebrate this day by posting their favorite helicopter pictures or posting their favorite story (or stories) about helicopters on social media on the 16th of August.

World Helicopter Day was conceived by ex-Australian Army helicopter pilot and now helicopter instructor, Mick Cullen, in Australia.

(Any City, Any Country)

www.worldhelicopterday.com

NightCon 2015
Last year held in August.
(Previously held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, Dallas, Texas, USA)
www.nightcon.com

Capability and Affordability in the Future of the Vertical Lift Industry
14–15 September 2015
(University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, Alamaba, USA)
www.vtol.org/events/capability-and-affordability-in-the-future-of-the-vertical-lift-industry

Sustainability 2015
- An International Conference on Environmental Sustainability
in Air Vehicle Design & Operations of Helicopters & Airplanes -
- Sponsored by AHS International's Montreal/Ottawa Chapter -
22–24 September 2015
(Hilton Bonaventure, Montréal, Québec, Canada)
www.vtol.org/events/sustainability-2015

AHS International Specialists’ Meeting on Rotorcraft Propulsion
- AHS Southeast Region Hampton Roads Chapter -
27–29 October 2015
(Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA)
www.vtol.org/propulsion



 

Heli-Expo 2015, Exhibitor Prospectus, 2 MB downloadable PDF file.

2015 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

ALEA Expo 2015, Houston, Texas, USA.

Sustainability 2015, Canada.

Helicopter Trade Show and Event Calendars

Helicopter Association International (HAI)
Affiliate Calendar
(Alexandria, Virginia, USA)
www.rotor.com/Membership/AffiliateMembers/Calendar.aspx

Southeast Region Safety Seminars
- Sponsored by Airborne Law Enforcement Association -
(Frederick, Maryland, USA)
www.alea.org/public/events

Federal Aviation Administration FAASTeam Seminar Event List
(USA)
www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx

Helicopter Air Shows/Events 2014 and 2015

The events in this column below are usually one day events and the links to these events stay online on this web page all year long. Some events might skip a year. Some of the events below are on indefinite hold!

American Heroes Air Show - Florida
Date for 2015? Last year: 17 May 2014
(Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida, USA)
www.heroes-airshow.com/gainesville

American Heroes Air Show - Texas
18–19 April 2015
(Austin, Texas, USA)
www.heroes-airshow.com/austin

Helicopter Day & (Remote Controlled Aircraft) Indoor Air Show

30 May 2015
(Ashland, Nebraska, USA)

www.sasmuseum.com/events

Fly-In & Industry Day
2015 date? Not sure. Last year: 14 June 2014 - Starts at 9 a.m.
(Chehalem Airpark, Newberg (Southwest of Portland), Oregon, USA)
www.facebook.com/events/624981080927208/

American Heroes Air Show - California
Date for 2015? Not sure. Last year: 21 June 2014
(Hansen Dam Recreation Area, Lake View Terrace, California, USA)
www.heroes-airshow.com/losangeles

Rotors 'n Ribs Fly-In
26 June 2015 (Open to pilots and exhibitors.)
27 June 2015 (Open to the public.)
(Goshen Munipal Airport, Goshen, Indiana, USA)
www.rotorsnribs.com

4th Annual Touchdown Autorotation Competition
-Sponorsed Jerry Trimble Helicopters-
22 June 2014
(McMinnville Municipal Airport, Oregon, USA.))
www.jerrytrimblehelicopters.com/flight-school-3
/touchdown-autorotation-competition

Vertical Challenge Helicopter Air Show
- Cancelled for 2013 and 2014. In years past, held in June. -
(Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos Airport, San Carlos, California)
www.hiller.org

American Heroes Air Show - Washington
2015 date unknown. (It was last held on 13 July 2013.)
(Seattle, Washington, USA)
www.heroes-airshow.com/seattle

American Heroes Air Show - Georgia
2015 date unknown. (It was last held on 14 September 2013.)
(Heritage Park, Canton, Georgia, USA)
www.heroes-airshow.com/canton

Rotorfest 2014 - All Helicopter Air Show
2015 date unknown. Last year: 11–12 October 2014
(Brandywine Airport, West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA)
www.americanhelicopter.museum

14th Annual Wings, Wheels & Rotors
25 October 2015 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
(Los Alamitos Army Airfield Joint Forces Training Base, California National Guard, Los Alamitos, California, USA.)
www.wwrexpo.net

Helicopter Display Team(s)

Chuck Aaron (Civilian)
- Chuck flys for Red Bull and is the first and only civilian pilot ever to be licensed to perform helicopter aerobatics in the United States. -
(California, USA)
www.redbullusa.com

Nock Entertainment Group (Civilian)
- Featuring the Batcopter -
(Longboat Key, Florida, USA)
www.nockworldentertainment.com

Otto the Helicopter (Civilian)
(Baker, Florida, USA)
www.otto-airshow.com

Sky Soldiers Demonstration Team (Military)
(Hampton, Georgia, USA)
www.armyav.org


Past Heli-Expo Dates:
* Heli-Expo 2014: February 2427, Anaheim, California, USA.
* Heli-Expo 2013: March 47, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
* Heli-Expo 2012: February 1114, Dallas, Texas, USA.
* Heli-Expo 2011: March 68, Orlando, Florida, USA.
* Heli-Expo 2010: February 2023, Houston, Texas, USA.
* Heli-Expo 2009: February 2224, Anaheim, California, USA.
* Heli-Expo 2008: February 2426, Houston, Texas, USA.

Asia and Oceania


China Helicopter Exposition, Tianjin, China, 9-13 September 2015.

2015 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

World Helicopter Day

16 August 2015

 

World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of the contributions that helicopters make to our society and celebrate the diverse range of people that design, fly and support them.

This is a new event which can be hosted by any helicopter operator, helicotper related company, association, organization, museum or group of pilots in any country around the world.

If there is not an event in your own city, anyone can celebrate this day by posting their favorite helicopter pictures or posting their favorite story (or stories) about helicopters on social media on the 16th of August.

World Helicopter Day was conceived by ex-Australian Army helicopter pilot and now helicopter instructor, Mick Cullen, in Australia.

(Any City, Any Country)

www.worldhelicopterday.com



China Helicopter Exposition

9–13 September 2015

Why Visit?

Visitor Registration

Why Exhibit?

Exhibitor Registration

(Industry Base of The AVIC Helicopter - Free Trade Zone of Tianjin Port (Airport Economic Zone), Tianjin, China)

www.helicopter-china-expo.com



 

Helicopter Display Team

Sarang Helicopter Display Team (Military)
(Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bangalore, India)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarang_(military)

723 Squadron (Military)
(Australia)
www.navy.gov.au/about/organisation
/fleet-air-arm/723-squadron


Europe

Aerial Fire Fighting, Croatia

Heli UK Expo, 29-31 May 2015, United Kingdom.

International Conference on Icing of Aircraft, Engines, and Structures, The Czech Republic

41st European Rotorcraft Forum

2015 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

International Military Helicopter 2015
20–22 January 2015
(London, United Kingdom)
www.militaryhelicopterevent.com

Helicopter Investor London 2015
11–12 February
(The Royal London Garden Hotel, London, England, United Kingdom)
www.corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/london-2015

Aerial Fire Fighting Europe 2015
28–30 April 2015
(Zadar, Croatia)
www.tangentlink.com/event/aerial-fire-fighting-2015

HeliRussia 2015

- 8th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition -

21–23 May 2015

HeliRussia 2015 is the only exhibition in Russia where national and foreign companies present the world achievements of the whole range of products and services of the helicopter industry – from design to production and operation.

HeliRussia not only gives a chance to show the achievements of Russian industry but also attracts the best companies of the world to the Russian market, thus contributing to the development of international cooperation in helicopter industry across the world. It gives the perfect opportunity to meet industry leaders, company CEOs and discuss cooperation matters.

(Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia)

www.helirussia.ru (Russian)
www.helirussia.ru/en (English)

PAvCon - Police Aviation Conference 2015
26–27 May 2015
(Located not announced. Last year held in Belgium.)
www.policeaviationconference.com

Heli UK Expo

29–31 May 2015

Heli UK Expo is a helicopter trade show within a traditional airfield setting, where exhibitors and visitors can meet, connect and do business in a flexible and relaxed environment.

(Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom)
www.heliukexpo.com



EFA Prague - Helicopter Show

11–13 June 2015

EFA Prague Helicopter Show is a helicopter trade show (now with some fixed-wing aircraft) at a superb location, where you can see the latest helicopters, products and services, and where you can meet experts and connect and do business with industry professionals from the international helicopter industry.

Experienced speakers from the world of aviation will present on a range of highly relevant topics covering everything from practical advice to the latest industry developments. The aviation seminars are open to all, but we recommend arriving in good time for each session as space can be limited.

(The previous name for the EFA Prague Helicopter Show was called the European Helicopter Show in 2013 & 2014.)

(Prague Kbely Military Airport, Prague, Czech Republic)
www.eurohelishow.com

SAE 2015 International Conference on Icing of Aircraft, Engines, and Structures
22–25 June 2015
(Prague, The Czech Republic)
www.vtol.org/icing

Helicopter Technology Eastern Europe 2015
24–25 June 2015
(Prague, Czech Republic)
www.helitechconf.com

World Helicopter Day

16 August 2015

 

World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of the contributions that helicopters make to our society and celebrate the diverse range of people that design, fly and support them.

This is a new event which can be hosted by any helicopter operator, helicotper related company, association, organization, museum or group of pilots in any country around the world.

If there is not an event in your own city, anyone can celebrate this day by posting their favorite helicopter pictures or posting their favorite story (or stories) about helicopters on social media on the 16th of August.

World Helicopter Day was conceived by ex-Australian Army helicopter pilot and now helicopter instructor, Mick Cullen, in Australia.

(Any City, Any Country)

www.worldhelicopterday.com



41st European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF)

1–4 September 2015

The European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF) is one of the premier events in the rotorcraft community’s calendar, bringing together manufacturers, research centers, academia, operators and regulatory agencies to discuss advances in research, development, design, manufacturing, testing and operation of rotorcraft.

This Forum will be the 41st in a series of meetings, which take place annually across Europe, rotating around the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Russia.

The call for papers is available at http://erf2015.dglr.de (Abstracts are due February 17, 2015!)

(Munich, Germany)
http://erf2015.dglr.de (Main website)
vtol.org/erf (AHS International's brief information page.)



Helitech International Helicopter Expo & Conference

6–8 October 2015

Helitech International is the largest helicopter exhibition in Europe dedicated to helicopter products, parts, accessories and services. The show brings together leading manufacturers, suppliers, operators, buyers and engineers in the industry.

(ExCel London, London, England, United Kingdom)
www.helitechevents.com


 
HeliRussia 2015, Moscow, Russia.

European Helicopter Show, 11-13 June 2015, Czech Republic.

Helicopter Technology Eastern Europe, 24-25 June 2015, Czech Republic.

Helitech International, London, United Kingdom.

Helicopter Trade Show and Event Calendars

European Helicopter Operators Committee
www.eurohoc.org

Royal Aeronautical Society Conferences, Lectures, Events. (Full Events Diary)
(London, England)
www.aerosociety.com/events

Helicopter Air Shows & Events 2014-2015

(These are typically one or two day events and the links to their shows stay online all year. Some skip a year or two. Some of these events might be on indefinite hold!)

Heli-Weekend
25-26 April 2015
(Grenchen Airport, Grenchen, Switzerland)
www.airport-grenchen.ch/flughafen.asp?s=1100&l=en

HeliAVscale Fun & Fly-in 2016
Scale Heli Airshow, Heli Fly-in, Heli Display Airshow, Heli Static Demo and Music Concerts.
Next Fly-In 2016 (Last fly-in: 5 October 2014)
(Lodrino, Tessin, Switzerland)
www.flyingexperience.ch

The Helicopter Museum
- Calendar of Events -
(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom)
www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

Helicopter Competitions

(These are typically one or two (or more) day events and the links to their shows stay online all year. Some skip a year or two. Some events might be on indefinte hold!)

Championship Volga Federal District
29-31 May 2015
(Saratov, Russia)
http://helisport.org

Helicopter Race
12-14 June 2015
(Moscow region, Shevlin, Russia)
http://helisport.org

Cup of the Republic of Tatarstan
26-28 June 2015
(Kazan)
http://helisport.org

50th Open Championship of Russia
9-12 July 2015
(Tver region, Konakovo, Russia)
http://helisport.org

Open Championship of the Republic of Belarus
24-26 July 2015
(Vitebsk, Belarus)
http://helisport.org

15th FIFA World FAI
10-16 August 2015
(Zielona Gora, Poland)
http://helisport.org (HeliSport website)
www.fai.org/rotorcraft (FAI website)
* FAI = Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (or International Federation of Aeronautics)

Open Championship in Germany
7-13 September 2015
(Nordligen, Germany)
http://helisport.org

World Air Games
16-27 December 2015
(Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
http://helisport.org

Helicopter Competition Teams

British Helicopter Team (Civilian)
(United Kingdom)
www.britishhelicopterteam.co.uk

The Swiss Helicopter Team (Civilian)
(Lucerne, Swizterland)
www.swissheli.ch

Helicopter Display Teams

Army Air Corps Display Teams (Military)
(United Kingdom)
www.army.mod.uk/aviation/32510.aspx

The Blue Eagles (Military)
Army Air Corps Helicopter Display Team
(United Kingdom)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Eagles

Apache Solo Display Team (Military)
- Royal Netherlands Air Force AH-64D Apache Demo Team 2013 -
(The Netherlands)
www.apachedemoteam.nl

The Black Cats (Military)
Royal Navy Helicopter Display Team
(United Kingdom)
www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity
/public-relations/display-teams/black-cats


Black Cats (Royal Navy) on Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Cats_(Royal_Navy)

The Berkuty (Golden Eagles) Helicopter Display Team (Military)
(Russian Army Flight Training Center, Torzhok, Tver Region, Russia)
Website cannot be found.

O'Brien's Flying Circus
(United Kingdom)
www.obriensflyingcircus.com

Padrulla Aspa (Military)
(Spain)
www.patrullaaspa.defensa.gob.es

RAF Chinook Display Team (Military)
(RAF Odiham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom)
www.raf.mod.uk/chinookdisplayteam

Rotores de Portugal
(Portugal)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotores_de_Portugal

Scorpion Aerobatic Team
Grupa Akrobacyjna Skorpion
(Poland)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scorpion_aerobatic_team

Team Merlin (Military)
(United Kingdom)
www.facebook.com/TeamMerlin

Middle East

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