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Helicopter Trade Shows, Air Shows, Conferences, Events, Competitions, Competition Teams and Display Teams. (Please check websites in case dates have changed or if our website has an incorrect listing.) Please scroll down to view by continent, worldwide—helicopter trade shows, helicopter air shows, helicopter conferences and events, helicopter competitions, competition teams and display teams.

Americas

Forum 77, The Future of Vertical Flight, May 13-16, 2021 - Virtual

2021 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

Heli-Expo 2021

• Cancelled due to Covid pandemic.
heliexpo.rotor.org

 

 

77th Annual Forum & Technology Display - "The Future of Vertical Flight" - 2021 - VIRTUAL

Produced by The Vertical Flight Society

• 10–14 May 2021 (Monday - Friday)

 

The Vertical Flight Society's 77th Annual Forum & Technology Display is the world's leading international technical event on vertical flight technology. The conference will span 5 days and include 200+ technical papers on every discipline from Acoustics to Unmanned Systems, as well as 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 in our exhibit hall.

(Fairfax, Virginia, USA)

www.vtol.org/annual-forum

 

Advancing Public Safety Aviation 2021
-Formely called Airborne Law Enforcement Association Expo-

26–31 July 2021

(Ernest J. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, USA)

www.publicsafetyaviation.org/apscon-2021-new-orleans-la

2021 Vehicle Management Systems Technical Meeting
Gathering industry, academia and government to discuss current Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) challenges and emergent technology.
17–19 August 2021
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
www.vtol.org/events/2021-vehicle-management-systems
-technical-meeting

2021 Critical Care Conference

30 September–2 October 2021
(Ft. Myers, Florida, USA)
www.echoheliops.org/echo-beach-retreat-2021

Air Medical Transport Conference
31 October–November 2021
(Fort Worth, Texas, USA)

www.aams.org/events/amtc

 

 

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

15 August 2021

 

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 2021: Cancelled due to Covid pandemic.
* Heli-Expo 2020: Cancelled due to Covid pandemic.
* Heli-Expo 2019: March 4-7, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
* 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. First Heli-Expo was in 1948.

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


2021 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

 

9th Asian/Austrailian Rotorcraft Forum (ARF)

3–5 November 2021

(Victoria, Australia)

www.vtol.org/arf

China Helicopter Exposition

9–12 September 2021

(Tianjin, China)

www.helicopter-china-expo.com


 

World Helicopter Day

15 August 2021

 

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

 

2021 Helicopter Trade Shows and Conferences

Helicopter Technology Cdentral and Eastern Europe 2021 - Virtual
19–20 May 2021
(Prague, Czech Republic)

www.futurehelicopter.co.uk

HeliRussia 2021
20–22 May 2021

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

 

PAvCon - Europe

7 June 2021

(Virtual - Europe)
www.pavconeurope.eu

www.pavcon.info

47th European Rotorcraft Forum
7–10 September 2021

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 International Committee invites prospective authors to submit abstracts of papers for presentation at the Forum. As in previous years, the Forum sessions will cover typical aspects of rotorcraft and will be held simultaneously in various conference rooms. Please see the link below for details concerning submitting your Abstracts.

The forum registration fee will include a welcome reception and the Forum banquet (except for reduced registration rates). Technical visits will be organised on the 10th of September.

The 47th European Rotorcraft Forum will be organised by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

(Glasgow, Scotland)
www.vtol.org/erf


Helitech Expo 2021
5–6 October 2021
(ExCel, London, England, United Kingdom)
www.helitechinternational.com


 

2022 Helicopter Trade Shows

Heli UK Expo

16–18 June 2022

(Cotswold Airport, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom)

www.heliukexpo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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

15 August 2021

 

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

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.

 


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