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48th European Rotorcraft Forum

Winterthur, Switzerland, 5. - 9. September 2022

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. The 48th European Rotorcraft Forum will take place for the first time in Winterthur, Switzerland, from 5 to 9 September 2022. The ERF will be organised by the Centre for Aviation (ZAV) of the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, under the auspices of the Swiss Association of Aeronautical Sciences (SVFW).

The ZAV, located in the city center of Winterthur, is the leading scientific research facility for manned and unmanned aviation in Switzerland. More than 30 staff members conduct research in the areas of Aircraft Technologies and Aviation Operations. Researchers at the ZAV lecture in the Bachelor and Master of Science in Aviation programs of the ZHAW School of Engineering, which is one of 8 departments of the ZHAW. The ZAV is participating in the Aviation Research Centre Switzerland (ARCS) in order to promote collaboration between all stakeholders relevant for aviation in Switzerland like the Federal Office of Civil Aviation, the air navigation service provider skyguide and leading manufacturer like Kopter.

Action Date
Submission of abstract deadline 28.02.22
Notification of authors 01.04.22
Programme & registration forms available 01.05.22
Submission of final paper deadline 01.07.22
Deadline Registration 01.08.22
ERF 2022 05 - 09.09.22

ROTORS22 on 8 February 2022 (Payerne Airport)

ROTORS SWITZERLAND is THE meeting point of the Swiss rotorcraft industry with a focus on suppliers, operators, innovators and researchers to strengthen Switzerland as a centre of excellence for the rotors ecosystem (including UAS & VTOL solutions). #ROTORS22 is the 2nd edition of the very successful "Heli-Tag", which took place in February 2020 in Näfels, now welcoming 200 attendees, 50 exhibitors and 15 speakers across 2’000 sqm of hangar space. Static displays by Kopter/Leonardo, AIRBUS and RUAG, as well as flight demos of VTOL solutions by ANAVIA and Aerial Robotics. ROTORS SWITZERLAND will be “All about business innovation”, including a start-up zone by the Aerospace community of canton of Vaud. More information & registration here: https://www.aerospace-innovation-days.ch/events/rotors-switzerland-2022-1