49th European Rotorcraft Forum 2023

49th European Rotorcraft Forum 2023

The European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF) 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.

ERF 2023 will be held Sept. 5-7 and is the 49th in a series of meetings held annually across Europe - rotating between the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Russia. The first ERF was held in Southampton, England, in 1975, and the last one was held in Winterhur, Switzerland, in 2022.

The main topics of the conference in english language:

  • Acoustics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Design
  • Aircraft Systems, Avionics & Sensors
  • Airworthiness
  • Cost Reduction
  • Crew Station & Human Factors
  • Dynamics
  • Engines & Propulsion (incl. electric propulsion)
  • Flight Mechanics
  • History of Rotorcraft
  • Manufacturing
  • Operational Aspects
  • Safety
  • Simulation & Training
  • Structures & Materials
  • Test & Evaluation
  • Unmanned Rotorcraft
  • Urban Air Mobility

The event in 2023 will be organized by the German Aerospace Society (DGLR) at the Helicopter Museum and City Hall in Bückeburg. The program commission is headed by Mr. Klausdieter Pahlke (DLR Braunschweig).

More information about the event, registration and abstract submission can be found here, exhibitor and sponsorship information here.

Bückeburg (Hubschraubermuseum & City Hall)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt - Lilienthal-Oberth e.V.
Gilbert Linn