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Americas

HELMOT XVIII, 2425 October 2018, Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA

Autonomous/Electric VTOL, 29-31 January 2018, Mesa, Arizona, USA.

Heli-Expo 2019, March 4-7, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

2018 Helicopter Trade Shows/Conferences

FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) Seminar Event List.

(Note: Please check the FAA Safety Team's events and webinars listings. These evens happen throughout the year, in the USA.)

www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx

Advancing Public Safety Aviation 2018
-Formely called Airborne Law Enforcement Association Expo-

9–14 July 2018

(Louisville, Kentucky, USA)

www.publicsafetyaviation.org/events/apscon-2018-louisville-ky

2018 ECHO Annual Conference

7–9 September 2018
(Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA)
https://www.echoheliops.org/2018-annual-conference

CHC Safety & Quality Summit 2018

2–4 October 2018

(Grapevine, Texas, USA)

www.chcsafetyqualitysummit.com

Air Medical Transport Conference
22–24 October 2018
(Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA)

www.aams.org/events/amtc

FAA 2018 Rotorcraft Safety Conference

23–25 October 2018

(Hurst Conference Center, Hurst, Texas, USA)

www.faahelisafety.org

HELMOT XVIII: 18th Helicopter Military Operations Technology Meeting

24–25 October 2018

(Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA)

www.vtol.org/events/helmot-xviii

HAC 23rd Annual Convention and Helicopter Safety Forum

Produced by Helicopter Association of Canada

• 30 October - 4 November 2018 (Tuesday - Sunday)

 

The only event of its kind in Canada, allowing you to reach Canadian helicopter owner & operators, OEM’s, management companies and suppliers to the Canadian helicopter industry.

 

Highlights:

• Largest Gathering of the Canadian Helicopter Industry.

• Expected Attendance is 700+

• Over 100 Exhibitors Showcasing the Latest in Helicopter Innovation and Capabilities.

• Speaker Series and Presentations.

• Professional Development Courses and Technical Briefings.

(Fairmont Waterfront Hotel & Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
www.h-a-c.ca/convention.html


2019 Helicopter Trade Shows/Conferences

FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) Seminar Event List.

(Note: Please check the FAA Safety Team's events and webinars listings. These evens happen throughout the year, in the USA.)

www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx

8th Biennial Autonomous VTOL Technical Meeting & 6th Annual Electric VTOL Symposium

29–31 January 2019

(Mesa, Arizona, USA)

https://vtol.org/events/autonomous-vtol
-technical-meeting-and-evtol-symposium

Development, Affordability and Qualification of Complex Systems

20–21 February 2019

(University of Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama USA)

https://vtol.org/events/technical-meeting-on-the-development
-affordability-and-qualification-of-complex-systems

 

Heli-Expo 2019

Produced by Helicopter Association International

• 4 – 7 March 2019 (Monday - Thursday)

• 5 – 7 March (Tuesday - Thursday) - Exhibit Hall Open.

 

Heli-Expo has an extensive trade show floor, many educational seminars, a Career Fair, manufacturer technical briefings and more.

(Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
heliexpo.rotor.org


75th Annual Forum & Technology Display - "The Future of Vertical Flight" - 2019

Produced by The Vertical Flight Society

• 13 – 16 May 2019 (Monday - Thursday)

 

This is the Vertical Flight Society's 75th Annual Forum & Technology Display. It is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The three-days of technical sessions will include over 250 technical papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as dozens of invited presentations and discussions by leaders in the military, government agencies and industry.

The Technology Display, running concurrent with the Forum, is the most extensive exposition of cutting-edge vertical flight technologies in the world, and also includes other technologies more broadly applicable to aerospace in general. Leading manufacturers, service providers, defense agencies, universities, and research and development organizations will showcase the very latest in vertical flight technology.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

www.vtol.org/annual-forum

 

 
HAC 2018, November 1-4, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Complex Systems, 20-21 february 2019, Huntsville, Alabama, USA.

Forum 75, The Future of Vertical Flight, May 13-16, 2019, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Helicopter Trade Show and Event Calendars

AHS International - The Vertical Flight Technical Society

- Multiple conferences listed worldwide -

(Fairfax, Virginia, USA)

www.vtol.org/what-we-do/events

 

Airborne Law Enforcement Agency

- Has multiple events throughout the year -

(Frederick, Maryland, USA)

www.alea.org

Federal Aviation Administration FAASTeam Seminar Event List

(USA)

www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx

Helicopter Association International - Affiliate Calendar

(Alexandria, Virginia, USA)

www.rotor.com/Membership/AffiliateMembers/Calendar.aspx

Helicopter Air Shows/Events/Fly-Ins 2018

The below events (listed in date order) are last typically for one day and the links to these events below - in this right column - stay online on this web page all year long. Some events are for 2016 and some for 2017 and some events might skip a year.

46th Annual Bensen Days 2019

- Gyroplanes, helicopters and more. -

26–30 April 2019

(Wauchuala Municipal Airport, Wauchula, Florida, USA)

www.bensendays.us.com

American Heroes Air Show - Florida (Orlando area)

17 March 2018

(Gainsville, Florida, USA)

www.heroes-airshow.com/events/gainesville

46th Annual Bensen Days 2019

- Gyroplanes, helicopters and more. -

26–30 April 2019

(Wauchuala Municipal Airport, Wauchula, Florida, USA)

www.bensendays.us.com

Popular Rotorcraft Association International Convention

- Gyrocopters, helicopters and more -

July 31 – August 4, 2018

(Mentone Airport, Mentone, Indiana, USA)

www.pra.org/default.aspx?p=PRAConventionInfoPage&i=32

Preregister for 2018 here:
www.pra.org/Convention15.aspx

 

Combat Helicopter Pilots Association Annual Reunion
& Business Meeting

2–5 August 2018

(Colorado Springs, Colorada, USA)

www.chpa-us.org


World Helicopter Day

19 August 2018

 

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 event which can be hosted by any helicopter operator, helicopter related company, association, organization, museum, pilot(s) or person(s) in any country around the world. The inaugural year for this event was 2015.

Add Your Event:

www.worldhelicopterday.com/add-your-event

(Any City, Any Country)

www.worldhelicopterday.com

 

Ken Brock Freedom Fly-In

- Rotorcraft & more -

28–30 September 2018

(El Mirage Dry Lake, El Mirage, California, USA)

www.kbffi.com/Flyer-Schedule/flyer-schedule.html

Helicopter Display Team(s)

Nock Entertainment Group

- Featuring the Batcopter -

(Longboat Key, Florida, USA)

www.nockworldentertainment.com

Army Aviation Heritage Foundation

(Hampton, Georgia, USA)

www.armyav.org

www.facebook.com/ArmyAvOrg


Past Heli-Expo Dates:

* Heli-Expo 2018: February 26–March 1, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2017: March 6–9, Dallas, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2016: February 29–March 3, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2015: March 2–5, Orlando, Florida, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2014: February 24–27, Anaheim, California, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2013: March 4–7, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2012: February 11–14, Dallas, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2011: March 6–8, Orlando, Florida, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2010: February 20–23, Houston, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2009: February 22–24, Anaheim, California, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2008: February 24–26, Houston, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2007: February 25-27, Orlando, Florida, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2006: February 26-28, Dallas, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2005: February 6-8, Anaheim, California, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2004: March 15-17, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2003: February 9-11, Dallas, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2002: February 14-16, Orlando, Florida, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2001: February 11-13, Anaheim, California, USA.

* Heli-Expo 2000: January 24-26, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

* Heli-Expo 1999: February 21-23, Dallas, Texas, USA.

* Heli-Expo 1998: February 15-17, Anaheim, California, USA.

* Note: 1998 was the 50th Anniversary of Heli-Expo.

Helicopter Links recommends that all travelers be aware of human rights violations in countries where they live and where they are traveling. Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org details human rights violations in about 90 countries, including the USA. All human rights violations can be overcome by education.

Asia and Oceania


2018 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

7th International Search and Rescue Conference & Exhibition

10–12 July 2018

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

international-maritime-rescue.org/events/asia-pacific
/isar-2018-7th-international-search-and-rescue
-conference-exhibition

Aerial Firefighting AsiaPacific 2018
29–30 August 2018

(Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia)

www.aerial-firefighting-asia-pacific.com

3rd Australia Indo-Pacific Army Aviation Symposium
4–6 September 2018
(Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia)
vtol.org/events/3rd-australia-indo-pacific
-army-aviation-symposium

3rd Civil Helicopter Southeast Asia Summit 2018

27–28 September 2018

(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

www.opplandcorp.com/helisea2018

7th Asian/Australian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF2018)
30 October - 1 November 2018
(Jeju Island, South Korea)
www.arf2018.org

 

2019 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

 

10th Australian Pacific Vertiflite Conference on Helicopter Technology 2019
27–28 February 2019
(Victoria, Australia)
www.vtol.org/australia2019

Rotorcraft Asia 2019

9–11 April 2019

(Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore)

www.rotorcraft-asia.com


 

World Helicopter Day

19 August 2018

 

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 event which can be hosted by any helicopter operator, helicopter related company, association, organization, museum, pilot(s) or person(s) in any country around the world. The inaugural year for this event was 2015.

Add Your Event:

www.worldhelicopterday.com/add-your-event

(Any City, Any Country)

www.worldhelicopterday.com

Helicopter Display Team

Sarang Helicopter Display Team

(Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bangalore, India)

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarang_display_team

723 Squadron Helicopter Display Team

(Australia)

www.navy.gov.au/about/organisation/fleet-air-arm/723-squadron

Helicopter Links recommends that all travelers be aware of human rights violations in countries where they live and where they are traveling. Human Rights Watch www.hrw.org details human rights violations in about 90 countries. All human rights violations can be overcome by education.

Europe

44th European Rotorcraft Forum, 18-21 September 2018, Delft, The Netherlands

2018 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Workshop on Area 100 Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes: theoretical knowledge courses for the ATPL, MPL and CPL (aeroplanes / helicopters)

27–28 June 2018

(Koln, Germany)

https://www.easa.europa.eu/newsroom-and-events/
events/workshop-area-100-knowledge-skills-attitudes
-theoretical-knowledge

PAvCon - Police Aviation Conference 2018

21–23 May 2018

(Warsaw, Poland)

www.pavconeurope.eu/page5.html

www.pavcon.info

44th European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF)

18–21 September 2018

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

(Delft, The Netherlands)

www.erf2018.org

 

Helitech International

16–18 October 2018

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

www.helitechevents.com

Combat Helicopter

23–25 October 2018

(Bucharest, Romania)

www.combat-helicopter.com

International Powered Lift Conference 2018

13–15 November 2018

(Bristol, United Kingdom)

www.aerosociety.com/events-calendar
/international-powered-lift-conference-2018

 

12th Rotorcraft Symposium

4–5 December 2018

(Location to be announced.)

www.easa.europa.eu/newsroom-and-events
/events/12th-rotorcraft-symposium

 

 

2019 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

International Military Helicopter 2019

2019 Date Unknown (Usually in January)

(London, United Kingdom)

www.militaryhelicopterevent.com

HeliRussia 2019

23–25 May 2019

The international helicopter industry exhibition, HeliRussia, is the only exhibition in Russia which presents the world's achievements in every helicopter industry segment from design, manufacture and maintenance.

HeliRussia not only shows the achievements of the Russian helicopter industry but also draws on the best companies of the world and it contributes to the development of international cooperation in the helicopter industry.

HeliRussia provides an opportunity to meet with industry leaders, company directors and all other members of the helicopter industry and discuss cooperation and collaboration.

(Moscow, Russia)

www.helirussia.ru

Heli UK Expo

13–15 June 2019

(Wycombe Air Park, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom)

www.heliukexpo.com

 

 

 

 

 


 
Heli-Russia 2019, 23-25 May, Moscow, Russia.

Helicopter Trade Show and Event Calendars

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Current and Upcoming Events

(Cologne, Germany)

www.easa.europa.eu/newsroom-and-events/events
/current-and-upcoming-events
/events/current-and-upcoming-events

Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) Rotorcraft Commission (Or in English: The World Air Sports Federation)

(Lausanne, Switzerland)

www.fai.org/sport/rotorcraft

The Helicopter Museum

- Calendar of Events -

(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom)

www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

Helisport

(Moscow, Russia)

www.helisport.org

Royal Aeronautical Society Conferences, Lectures, Events

(London, England)

www.aerosociety.coms/Events/Event-List
?specialistgroup=Rotorcraft

Helicopter Air Shows & Events 2018

The events in this column are typically one or two day events and the links to their shows stay online all year. Some skip a year or two or are cancelled forever.

Heli-Weekend

2018 - Dates Unknown. (In 2017, event was in June.)

(Grenchen Airport, Grenchen, Switzerland)

www.airport-grenchen.ch

Helidays Flyin Weekend

23–24 June 2018

(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom)

www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

World Helicopter Day

19 August 2018

(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom)

www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

Halloween Family Fun Day. The Haunted Helicopter

21 October 2018

(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom)

www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

Christmas Fun Day - Santa Arrives By Helicopter

9 December 2018

(Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom)

www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

Helicopter Competitions

The events in this column 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 or are cancelled forever.

 

16th Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) World Helicopter Championship

24–29 July 2018

(Minsk, Belarus)

www.bfas.by/rotorcraft

www.fai.org/sport/rotorcraft

 

Russian Helicopter Competitions

** Please See Events List Link Below. **
** Events take place in May, June, July 2018. **

** Events are in Russia, England, Poland and Belarus. **

(Moscow Region, Russia)

www.helisport.org/events

Vertoslot
** Helicopter Sport **

(Moscow, Russia)

www.vertoslet.ru

World Helicopter Day

19 August 2018

 

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 event which can be hosted by any helicopter operator, helicopter related company, association, organization, museum or pilot(s) or person(s) in any country around the world. The inaugural year for this event was 2015.

Add Your Event:

www.worldhelicopterday.com/add-your-event

(Any City, Any Country)

www.worldhelicopterday.com


Helicopter Competition Teams - Civilian

British Helicopter Team

(United Kingdom)

www.britishhelicopterteam.co.uk

www.facebook.com/British-Helicopter-Team-268912457905/

www.twitter.com/BritishHeliTeam

Polish Helicopter Team

(Poland)

www.facebook.com/helisport

The Swiss Helicopter Team

(Lucerne, Switzerland)

www.swissheli.ch

Helicopter Display Teams - Civilian and Military

Apache Solo Display Team

(Royal Netherlands Air Force, The Netherlands)

www.apachedemoteam.nl

www.facebook.com/APACHEDEMOTEAMRNLAF

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solo_Display_Team

Attack Helicopter Display Team

(British Army Air Corps, United Kingdom)

www.army.mod.uk/aviation/32510.aspx

www.facebook.com/AttackHelicopterDisplayTeamahdt2012

www.twitter.com/ApacheDisplay

Black Cats

(British Royal Navy Helicopter Display Team, United Kingdom)

www.royalnavy.mod.uk

www.facebook.com/RoyalNavyBlackCats

www.twitter.com/RNBlackCats

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Cats_(Royal_Navy)

The Blue Eagles

(British Army Air Corps Helicopter Display Team, United Kingdom)

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Eagles

Golden Eagles Russian Aerobatic Team

(Russian Air Force, Russian Army Flight Training Center, Torzhok, Tver Region, Russia)

www.berkuty.su

www.facebook.com/BerkutyAerobaticTeam

www.twitter.com/BerkutyTeam

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkuts

O'Brien's Flying Circus

(United Kingdom)

www.obriensflyingcircus.com

Padrulla Aspa

(Spanish Air Force, Armilla Air Force Base, Armilla, Granada, Spain, Spain)

http://patrullaaspa.defensa.gob.es/

twitter.com/PatrullaAspa

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrulla_ASPA

RAF Chinook Display Team

(British Royal Air Force, RAF Odiham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom)

www.raf.mod.uk/chinookdisplayteam

www.facebook.com/rafchinookdisplayteam

www.twitter.com/ChinookDisplay

Rotores de Portugal

(Portugal)

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotores_de_Portugal

Scorpion Aerobatic Team, Grupa Akrobacyjna Skorpion

(Poland)

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scorpion_aerobatic_team

Team Merlin

(British Royal Air Force Merlin Fan Page, United Kingdom)

www.facebook.com/TeamMerlin2878

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