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Welcome to Forum 74!                                                                      FORUM 74
                                   As the Chair of the Board of AHS
                                   International, it’s a pleasure to welcome you
                                                                                          SPONSORS
                                   to the 74th Annual Forum & Technology                  AHS International gratefully
                                   Display and to be part of “The Future of               thanks the following
                                   Vertical Flight.”                                      companies for their generous
                                   When “The American Helicopter Society” was             support of the 74th Annual
                                   incorporated on June 25, 1943, the vertical            Forum & Technology Display:
                                   flight industry had not yet taken off: the US
                                   Army had just awarded its first production             ADVANCED TURBINE
                                   contract for the first American helicopter, the        ENGINE COMPANY (ATEC)
                                   XR-4. Today, vertical flight again stands at an        Technical Session
                                   inflection point.                                      Refreshment Break
                                   Advanced rotorcraft are now under                      AIRBUS
                                   development with significant advancements              Registration Tote Bags
                                   in speed and range, as well as fly-by-wire
                                   and autonomy technology which                          ANGELUS CORPORATION
                                   greatly assists or even replaces the pilot.            Technical Session
                                   Additionally, advanced materials and                   Refreshment Break
processes are allowing for significant manufacturing improvements and
electric/hybrid-electric propulsion is showing the potential for transformative           APPLIED AVIONICS
configurations.                                                                           Technical Session
With the advancement of vertical flight our Society has taken a hard look at              Refreshment Break
ensuring our name also reflects the transformation. Our new name, The Vertical
Flight Society, will position us to support the exciting future of vertical flight.       AUTOMATED DYNAMICS
                                                                                          Technical Session
Forum 74 is an exceptional opportunity to understand the latest advancements              Refreshment Break
in all of the technical disciplines, as well as hear perspectives from leaders
in industry, academia and government. With nearly 250 technical paper                     BELL
presentations, and more than 40 panel and special session presentations,                  Exhibit Hall Luncheons
Forum 74 continues its role as the world’s leading vertical flight technical
conference.                                                                               THE BOEING COMPANY
You will enjoy more than 60 cutting-edge technical exhibits, the keynote and              Grand Awards Banquet
Opening General Session, and the Grand Awards Banquet — honoring some of
the foremost researchers and leaders in the community. We hope you’ll have a
                                                                                          GE AVIATION
chance to take one of the short courses and the tour of The Boeing Company                General Session
facilities in Mesa.                                                                       Refreshment Break
Since the Society was founded 75 years ago, it has been working towards                   ITT
realizing “The Future of Vertical Flight,” and even more importantly, working to          Technical Session
advance the vertical flight community. I hope that you take advantage of all              Refreshment Break
of the technical, educational and networking opportunities that your Vertical
Flight Society has to offer. Please continue the engagement and dialogue after            KAREM AIRCRAFT
this week, through the benefits and services provided by the Society. Together,           Badge Holders
we can all help to advance the art of vertical flight technology!
                                                                                          LEONARDO HELICOPTERS
                                                                                          Technical Sessions
David M. Koopersmith, VP/GM, Boeing Vertical Lift
2017–2018 Chair of the Board                                                              LORD CORPORATION
AHS International — The Vertical Flight Society                                           Badge Lanyards
                                                                                          SENTIENT SCIENCE
                                                                                          Forum 74 Proceedings
                                                                                          SIKORSKY, A LOCKHEED
                                                                                          MARTIN COMPANY
                                                                                          Exhibitor/Industry Reception

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Forum 74 Program Schedule
Download the Forum 74 app to view the technical paper schedule, events and special sessions and
manage your personal agenda. Go to the iPhone App Store or the Android Play Store and download
event2mobile. Login with the email address you used to register and the password is "#ahs2018".

Sunday, May 13, 2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm                     Exhibit Move-in (Exhibitors Only)
                                      Exhibitor Registration, Exhibit Hall F&G
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm                     Attendee Registration, South Lobby
Monday, May 14, 2018
6:00 am – 5:00 pm                     AHS Show Office, South Manager’s Office
7:00 am – 5:00 pm                     Registration Open, South Lobby
7:00 am – 5:00 pm                     Speaker Ready Room, Room 159
8:00 am – 12:00 pm                    AHS Technical Council Meeting, Room 158
8:00 am – 4:00 pm                     Short Course on Electric VTOL Technology, Room 160
8:00 am – 4:00 pm                     Short Course on Rotorcraft Modeling, Room 167
8:00 am – 5:30 pm                     Exhibit Move-in, Exhibit Hall F&G
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm                    Journal Editors Meeting, Room 158
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm                     3AF/AHS GHG WG Meeting (By Invitation Only), Room 153
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                     Session Chair Meeting, Room 158
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm                     Active Twist Rotor Meeting (By invitation only), Room 156
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm                     Student Volunteer Meeting, Room 161
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm                     VLC Board Meeting, Room 158
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm                     6th Annual Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Student Challenge,
                                      South Ballroom
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm                     3AF-AHS Steering Group Meeting, Room 153
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm                     NATO AVT296 (By Invitation Only), Room 153
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
6:00 am – 5:00 pm                     AHS Show Office, South Manager’s Office
7:00 am – 5:00 pm                     Registration Open, South Lobby
7:00 am – 5:00 pm                     Speaker Ready Room / Student Volunteer Office, Room 159
7:00 am – 8:00 am                     Modeling and Simulation Technical Committee, Room 152
8:00 am – 12:00 pm                    Technical Session A
                                      • Advanced Vertical Flight I/Aircraft Design I, Room 165
                                      • Aerodynamics I, Room 164
                                      • Crash Safety, Room 160
                                      • Dynamics I, Room 166
                                      • HUMS I, Room 161
                                      • Manufacturing Tech & Processing I, Room 162
                                      • Modeling & Simulation I, Room 163
                                      • Propulsion I, Room 167
9:00 am                               Spouse/Guest Coffee — Meet at South Lobby (two days of fun excursions)

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
9:00 am – 7:00 pm    Exhibit Hall Open, Exhibit Hall F&G
8:00 am – 12:00 pm   Special Session: US Army Aviation Program Briefings, Room 150 & 151
                     • Moderated by Ms. Leslie Hyatt, Assistant PEO, Future Operations (G5)
                         Program Executive Office, Aviation
                     • COL Tal Sheppard, Project Manager, Apache Attack Helicopter
                     • COL Greg Fortier, Project Manager, Cargo Helicopter
                     • COL Steve Clark, Project Leader, Future Vertical Lift
                     • Mr. Robert Sheibley, Deputy Project Manager,
                         Aviation Turbine Engines
                     • COL Courtney Cote, Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems
                     • Mr. Travis Sinclair, Deputy Product Manager, UH-60M Helicopter
9:30 am – 10:00 am   Technical Session A Refreshment Break (Sponsored by Angelus
                     Corporation), Exhibit Hall F&G
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm   Exhibit Hall Luncheon (Sponsored by Bell), Exhibit Hall F&G
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm    Opening General Session, South Ballroom
                     Welcome:
                     • Mike Hirschberg, AHS International Executive Director
                     • Dave Koopersmith, Chair of the AHS Board of Directors and
                         VP/GM, Boeing Vertical Lift
                     Keynote Address:
                     • Brig. Gen. John R. Evans, Jr., Commanding General of the US Army
                         Special Operations Command
                     Straight Talk from the Top: CEO Panel
                     Moderated by Elan Head, Vertical Magazine
                     • Tomasz Krysinski, VP Research and Innovation, Airbus
                     • Glenn Isbell, VP Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Innovation, Bell
                     • Dave Koopersmith, VP/GM, Boeing Vertical Lift
                     • Roberto Garavaglia, VP Strategy, Leonardo Helicopters
                     • Dan Schultz, President, Sikorsky Aircraft, A Lockheed Martin Company
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm    General Session Refreshment Break (Sponsored by GE Aviation), Exhibit
                     Hall F&G
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm    38th Annual Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship,
                     South Ballroom
                     “Small UAS and Delivery Drones: Challenges & Opportunities”
                     • Dr. Inderjit Chopra, University of Maryland
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm    Acoustics Technical Committee, Room 153
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm    Crash Safety Technical Committee, Room 152
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm    Exhibitor/Industry Reception
                     (Sponsored by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company), Exhibit Hall F&G
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm    Advanced Vertical Flight Technical Committee, Room 153
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm    Aerodynamics Technical Committee, Room 152
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm    Education Committee, Room 154
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:00 am – 5:00 pm    AHS Show Office, South Manager’s Office
7:00 am – 5:00 pm    Speaker Ready Room / Student Volunteer Office, Room 159
7:00 am – 5:30 pm    Registration Open, South Lobby
7:00 am – 8:00 am    Unmanned VTOL Aircraft and Rotorcraft Technical Committee, Room 152
7:30 am – 9:00 am    Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) Technical Committee,
                     Room 156

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm      Special Session: US Navy/Marine Corps Aviation Program Briefings,
                        Room 150 & 151
                        Moderated by Mr. Timothy E. Gowen
                        Assistant PEO for Engineering, PEO (A)
                        • Mrs. Jaimie Grubb, CH-53K IPT Lead for PMA-261, H-53 Heavy Lift
                            Helicopters
                        • Mr. Joe Ferguson, Assistant PM for Test & Evaluation, Lead for
                            CH-53K Flight Test
                        • LCDR Mark Summerlin, Mission Systems Co-Lead, PMA-274,
                            Presidential Helicopters
                        • Mr. Dave Baden, Deputy PM for Future Vertical Lift, PMA-276, USMC
                            Light/Attack Helicopter
                        • Mr. Blaine Summers, IPT Lead for Future Capability, PMA-299, H-60
                            Multi-Mission Helicopters
8:00 am – 12:15 pm      Technical Session B
                        • Advanced Vertical Flight II, Room 165
                        • Aerodynamics II, Room 164
                        • Dynamics II, Room 166
                        • Handling Qualities I, Room 160
                        • Manufacturing Technology II, Room 162
                        • Modeling & Simulation II, Room 163
                        • Safety, Room 161
                        • Systems Engineering, Room 167
9:00 am – 12:00 pm      AHS International Board of Directors Meeting, Room 158
9:00 am – 5:00 pm       Exhibit Hall Open, Exhibit Hall F&G
9:30 am – 10:15 am      Technical Session B Refreshment Break (Sponsored by the Advanced
                        Turbine Engine Company), Exhibit Hall F&G
10:00 am – 12:00 pm     Structures & Materials Technical Committee, Room 153
11:00 am – 12:00 pm     Propulsion Technical Committee, Room 152
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm      Exhibit Hall Luncheon (Sponsored by Bell), Exhibit Hall F&G
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm       Romax Technology, Inc. Technical Briefing, Room 157
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm       Manufacturing Technology & Processing Technical Committee, Room 152
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm       Aircraft Design Technical Committee, Room 153
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm       Product Support Systems Technology Technical Committee, Room 156
1:45 pm – 5:00 pm       Special Session:
                        Flight Qualification/Certification of Advanced VTOL, Room 150 & 151
                        Moderated by Mr. Rick Simmons, Aircraft Certification Flight Test (ACFT)
                        • Gregory J. Bowles, VP of Global Innovation & Policy, GAMA
                        • Major Michael L. Osmon, US Army Aviation Development
                            Directorate
                        • Dave Stephan, Associate Director for Technology, US Army Aviation
                            Engineering Directorate
                        • Dr. Paula J. Dempsey, Deputy Project Manager, Revolutionary
                            Vertical Lift Technology (RVLT), NASA Glenn Research Center
                        • FAA Advanced VTOL Flight Test and Certification Team
                            • Gary Horan, Electric Propulsion Focus
                            • David Sizoo, Flight Test Focus
                            • John Strasburger, VTOL Systems Focus
                            • David Webber, VTOL Project Officer/Flight Test Engineer

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
1:45 pm – 6:00 pm    Technical Session C
                     • Aerodynamics III/Dynamics III, Room 164
                     • Advanced Vertical Flight III, Room 165
                     • Crew Stations & Human Factors, Room 162
                     • Handling Qualities II, Room 160
                     • Propulsion II, Room 167
                     • Structures & Materials I, Room 163
                     • Test & Evaluation, Room 161
                     • Unmanned VTOL I, Room 166
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm    Operations Technical Committee, Room 154
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm    FCI Aerospace Technical Briefing, Room 157
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm    Student Design Competition Steering Committee, Room 153
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm    Technical Session C Refreshment Break (Sponsored by Automated
                     Dynamics), Exhibit Hall F&G
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm    Award Recipient Orientation (By Invitation Only), South Ballroom
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm    East/West Industries. Inc., Technical Briefing, Booth 512
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm    Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc. Technical Briefing, Booth 611
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm    Continuum Dynamics, Inc. Technical Briefing, Room 157
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm    Systems Engineering Technical Committee, Room 154
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm    Safety Technical Committee, Room 153
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm    Vertical Flight Foundation Cocktail Reception, South Ballroom &
                     Lobby
                     (Sponsored by The Boeing Company)
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm    AHS International Grand Awards Banquet, South Ballroom
                     (Sponsored by The Boeing Company)
                     Tickets are included for all 3-Day registrants or may be purchased
                     in advance for $95 each. A portion of the cost supports the VFF
                     Scholarship Program.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:00 am – 5:00 pm    AHS Show Office, South Manager’s Office
7:00 am – 3:00 pm    Speaker Ready Room / Student Volunteer Office, Room 159
7:30 am – 9:00 am    Technical Committee Chair / Session Chair Meeting, Room 158
7:30 am – 1:00 pm    Registration Open, South Lobby
8:00 am – 9:00 am    Crew Stations & Human Factors Engineering Technical Committee, Room 154
8:00 am – 12:15 pm   Special Session:
                     The Promise & Progress of Electric VTOL, Room 150 & 151
                     Moderated by Mr. Michael J. Duffy, The Boeing Company
                     • Mark Moore, Uber Technologies
                     • Fritz Langford, Aurora Flight Sciences
                     • Carl Dietrich, Terrafugia
                     • Jon Rimanelli, AirspaceX
                     • To Be Announced, TBA
8:00 am - 9:30 am    Test & Evaluation Technical Committee, Room 152

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
8:00 am – 12:15 pm      Technical Session D
                        • Acoustics I/HUMS II , Room 161
                        • Aerodynamics IV, Room 164
                        • Aircraft Design II, Room 165
                        • History, Room 160
                        • Manufacturing Tech. III/Structures & Materials II, Room 162
                        • Operations, Room 163
                        • Propulsion III, Room 167
                        • Unmanned VTOL Aircraft II, Room 166
9:00 am – 10:30 am      Handling Qualities Technical Committee, Room 153
9:00 am – 10:30 am      RCAS Users’ Meeting (By Invitation Only), Room 156
9:00 am – 10:30 am      AHS STEM High School Student Orientation (Invitation Only)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm      Exhibit Hall Open, Exhibit Hall F&G
9:30 am – 11:00 am      Membership Committee Meeting, Room 154
9:30 am – 10:15 am      Technical Session D Refreshment Break (Sponsored by Applied Avionics),
                        Exhibit Hall F&G
10:00 am – 10:30 am     FCI Aerospace Technical Briefing, Booth 701
11:00 am – 12:00 pm     Avionics & Systems Technical Committee, Room 153
11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Dynamics Technical Committee, Room 152
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm      Lunch (Sponsored by Bell)
                        North Building, Metro Marché Food Court on 100 Level
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm       History Technical Committee, Room 152
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm       Special Panel Session:
                        The Challenges of Electric VTOL, Room 150 & 151
                        Moderated by Mr. Christopher Silva, NASA Ames Research Center
                        • Juan Alonso, Stanford University
                        • Leandro Maia, Embraer
                        • Daniel Newman, Boeing
                        • Robert Scott, US Army AMRDEC
                        • Monica Syal, A³ by Airbus
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm       Technical Session E
                        • Acoustics II, Room 161
                        • Aircraft Design III, Room 165
                        • Avionics & Systems, Room 160
                        • Dynamics IV, Room 164
                        • Modeling & Simulation III, Room 163
                        • Product Support, Room 167
                        • Structures & Materials III, Room 162
                        • Unmanned VTOL III, Room 166
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm       Technical Session E Refreshment Break (Sponsored by ITT, Inc.), Meeting
                        Room Corridor
Friday, May 18, 2018
7:30 am – 11:30 am      The Boeing Company Mesa Plant Tour
                        Meet at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix and bring ID (Must be pre-registered
                        to board)

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Forum 74 Exhibitor Technical Briefings
Wednesday, May 16 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm                       Room 157     Wednesday, May 16 3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.                   Booth 611
ROMAX TECHNOLOGY, INC.                                                 ADVANCED ROTORCRAFT TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Title of Briefing: RomaxAERO – Simulation Tools for Improved           Title of Briefing: Advances in Modeling and Simulation of
Durability and NVH                                                     Rotorcraft / FVL / eVTOL.
Briefing Description: Technical overview of Romax gearbox durability   Briefing Description: A discussion of the methods, tools,
and NVH capabilities.                                                  and applications.

Wednesday, May 16 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm                       Room 157     Wednesday, May 16 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm                       Room 157
FCI AEROSPACE                                                          CONTINUUM DYNAMICS, INC.
Title of Briefing: “Low flow? Gotta know!”                             Title of Briefing: Linearized Rotorcraft Wake
Briefing Description: Heat transfer can tell you a lot.                Model for Advanced Configurations
Why thermal dispersion has become the gold standard for                Briefing Description: Overview of methods and software for linear
measuring flow, level and temperature conditions.                      model extraction in high fidelity flight dynamics applications.

Wednesday, May 16 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm                       Booth 512    Thursday, May 17 10:00 am – 10:30 am                      Booth 701
EAST/WEST INDUSTRIES, INC.                                             FCI AEROSPACE
Title of Briefing: The East/West Master Crane®                         Title of Briefing: “Low flow? Gotta know!”
Briefing Description: Demonstration of Master Crane®                   Briefing Description: Heat transfer can tell you a lot.
                                                                       Why thermal dispersion has become the gold standard for
                                                                       measuring flow, level and temperature conditions.

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                                                               Hall during the Forum 74 Technical
                                                               Session Refreshment Breaks!
                                                               Tuesday, May 15 at 9:50 am           Wednesday, May 16 at 3:45 pm
                                                               Wednesday, May 16 at 10:00 am        Thursday, May 17 at 10:00 am

Forum 74 attendees may enter to win by dropping a business card in the ticket tumbler
located in the Exhibit Hall during the refreshment break. A prize drawing winner must be
present in the Exhibit Hall to win and must claim the prize by the close of each Exhibit Hall
Refreshment Break. A prize may be claimed at the location of the ticket tumbler. An unclaimed
prize will be made available for a repeat prize drawing at a later refreshment break.

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General Information
Registration Information                                                                              Publication Bins
All Forum 74 attendees must register to receive a badge. Badges must be                               Publication bins are located in the registration area stocked with the May/June 2018
visibly displayed to gain admittance to both the Exhibit Hall and sessions.                           issue of Vertiflite, as well as other industry relevant periodicals and literature.

Registration Hours                                                                                    Speaker Ready Room
Sunday, May 13, 2018..............................................2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.               Speakers may review and practice their presentations in the Speaker Ready Room. Hours are from
                                                                                                      7:00 am – 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm on Thursday.
Monday, May 14, 2018 ............................................7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 ............................................7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 ......................................7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                                      AHS Novelty Desk
Thursday, May 17, 2018 ..........................................7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                Past AHS Forum proceedings, as well as AHS shirts, hats, ties, golf balls and other new novelty
                                                                                                      items will be available for purchase at the Novelty Desk located in the AHS Registration area.
Forum 74 Proceedings
Proceedings will be available in two formats — printed or
                                                                                                      Technology Display
electronic version — and contain all papers presented at the                                          Be sure to allocate ample time to visit the Forum 74 Technology Display in the
technical sessions. Printed Proceedings will not be available                                         Exhibit Hall. More than 60 companies and organizations will be presenting the latest
until after the Forum and must be purchased separately.                                               developments in vertical flight technology and showing the advancements in airframe,
All Full Registrants and those registrants staying in an official                                     propulsion, avionics, systems integration, simulation technology and much more.
AHS hotel are eligible to receive a complimentary electronic                                          To maximize the opportunity to view exhibits, the Exhibit Hall Technical Briefings
copy of the AHS Forum 74 Proceedings. Other registrants may                                           and social events such as lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday and the Exhibitor/
purchase it onsite at the reduced rate of $100. After the Forum,                                      Industry Reception are held in the Exhibit Hall. The technology display is open
the member price is $200 and the non-member price is $300.                                            to all badged registrants. AHS reserves the right to make modest changes to the
                                                                                                      Exhibit Hall hours without advance notification to exhibitors or registrants.

Exhibit Hall Hours and Events                                                                                      Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) Reception
                                                                                                                   and Grand Awards Banquet
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Exhibit Hall Open ............................................................................9:00 am – 7:00 pm
                                                                                                                   Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Refreshment Break ...................................................................... 9:30 am – 10:00 am        The VFF Reception will be held 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm and the Grand Awards
Exhibit Hall Luncheon ....................................................................12 noon – 1:30 pm        Banquet 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Distinguished guests from government agencies
Refreshment Break ........................................................................3:30 pm – 4:00 pm        and military branches, as well as the international vertical flight industry, will
Exhibitor/Industry Reception .......................................................5:00 pm – 7:00 pm              be among the attendees. This exciting event will honor distinguished award
                                                                                                                   recipients for their achievements. Attendees will enjoy an excellent dinner and
Wednesday, May 16, 2018                                                                                            music. Full registration includes a ticket to this event; all others must purchase
Exhibit Hall Open ............................................................................9:00 am – 5:00 pm    tickets in advance. The event is business attire and military uniforms.
Refreshment Break ...................................................................... 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Exhibit Hall Luncheon ..................................................................12:15 pm – 1:45 pm         Exhibit Hall Luncheons
Refreshment Break ........................................................................3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
                                                                                                                   Tuesday, May 15, 2018......................................................... 12 noon – 1:30 pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018
                                                                                                                   Wednesday, May 16, 2018 .................................................12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Exhibit Hall Open ....................................................................... 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Refreshment Break ...................................................................... 9:30 am – 10:15 am

Exhibitor/Industry Reception
Tuesday, May 15, 2018...........................................................5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All exhibitors and Forum 74 attendees registered for Tuesday
will automatically receive tickets to this event.

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AHS International Staff Members and Volunteers
The following AHS International staff members and industry volunteers are here to assist you:

Forum 74 Program and Special Sessions:                                           Forum 74 Scripts & Announcements:
Mike Hirschberg, Executive Director                                              John M. Davis
Technical Sessions & Student Volunteers:                                         Registration:
Julie M. Gibbs, Director of Technical Programs                                   Randy Johnson, IT Director (Onsite Registrar)
Exhibits & Sponsorships:                                                         Valerie Sheehan, Director of Membership (Exhibitor Registration,
David Renzi, Director of Meetings & Advertising                                  Corporate Membership Contact, Awards POC)
Audio Visual Oversight:                                                          Betty Chen, Academic Coordinator (Pre-Forum Registrar and Industry Tour Coordinator)
Dr. Cliff Smith and Dr. Anita Tracy

AHS International offers its sincere thanks to the Forum 74 Session Chairs and Deputy Chairs
Dr. Martin Sekula, NASA Langley Research Center: Forum 74 Technical Chair       Dr. Bruce H. Charnov, Hofstra University (Ret.): History Session Chair
Mr. Luigi Ricci-Moretti, Piasecki Aircraft: Forum 74 Deputy Technical Chair     Dr. Dhiren Marjadi, Altair: Manufacturing Technology and Processing Session Chair
Dr. Doug Boyd, NASA Langley Research Center: Acoustics Session Chair            Ms. Heather Woodworth, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co.:
Dr. Daniel Shannon, United Technologies Research Center:                        Manufacturing Technology and Processing Session Chair
Acoustics Session Deputy Chair                                                  Mr. Matthew T. Smith, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co.:
Mr. Carl Russell, NASA Ames Research Center:                                    Modeling and Simulation Session Chair
Advanced Vertical Flight Session Chair                                          Dr. Mike Jones, German Aerospace Center (DLR):
Mr. Andrew Kreshock, US Army Research Lab:                                      Modeling and Simulation Session Deputy Chair
Advanced Vertical Flight Session Deputy Chair                                   Mr. Scott Swinsick, Boeing Company: Operations Session Chair
Dr. Mahendra Bhagwat, US Army Aviation Development Directorate:                 Mr. JinKyu Choi, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co.:
Aerodynamics Session Chair                                                      Product Support Systems Technology Session Chair
Dr. Juergen Rauleder, Technical University Munich:                              Mr. Kevin Rees, US Army Aviation & Missile Research Dev. & Eng. Center:
Aerodynamics Session Deputy Chair                                               Product Support Systems Technology Session Deputy Chair
Mr. Jeffrey Sinsay, US Army Aviation Development Directorate:                   Dr. Kelsen LaBerge, US Army Research Lab: Propulsion Session Chair
Aircraft Design Session Chair
                                                                                Mrs. Rosandra Scheppa, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co.:
Mr. Michael Avera, US Army Research Lab: Aircraft Design Session Deputy Chair   Propulsion Session Deputy Chair
Mr. Andrew Augenstein, Boeing Company: Avionics and Systems Session Chair       Mr. Gary Braman, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co.: Safety Session Chair
Mr. Joe Franiak, Northrop Grumman: Avionics and Systems Session Deputy Chair    Mr. W. Tony Randall, Bell: Safety Session Deputy Chair
Mr. Marv Richards, BAE Systems: Crash Safety Session Chair                      Mr. Leigh Altman, Bell: Structures and Materials Session Chair
Dr. Joseph Pellettiere, Federal Aviation Administration:                        Ms. Katherine Fry, US Army Aviation & Missile Research Dev. & Eng. Center:
Crash Safety Session Deputy Chair                                               Structures and Materials Session Deputy Chair
Ms. J. Kristin Little, Boeing Company: Crew Stations Session Co-Chair           Mr. Serge Germanetti, Airbus: Systems Engineering Session Chair
Dr. Kelly Johnson, US Navy NAVAIR: Crew Stations Session Co-Chair               Mr. James Garman, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Co.:
Mr. Andrew Smith, Boeing Company: Crew Stations Session Deputy Chair            Systems Engineering Session Deputy Chair

Dr. Hao Kang, US Army Research Lab: Dynamics Session Chair                      Mr. Larry Meyn, NASA Ames Research Center: Test and Evaluation Session Chair

Dr. Paul Cranga, Airbus: Dynamics Session Deputy Chair                          Mr. Joost Hakkaart, Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR):
                                                                                Test and Evaluation Session Deputy Chair
Mr. Jared Cooper, Barron Associates, Inc.: Handling Qualities Session Chair
                                                                                Dr. Srikanth Saripalli, Texas A&M University:
Dr. Carlos Malpica, NASA Ames Research Center:                                  Unmanned VTOL Aircraft and Rotorcraft Session Chair
Handling Qualities Session Deputy Chair
                                                                                Dr. Vikram Hrishikeshavan, University of Maryland: Unmanned VTOL Aircraft and
Mr. Andrew Brookhart, Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Co.:                        Rotorcraft Session Deputy Chair
Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) Session Chair
Dr. Catherine Cheung, National Research Council Canada:
Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) Session Deputy Chair

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AHS Forum 74 Exhibitors
                              May 15-17, 2018 • Phoenix Convention Center
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                   Exhibitor                                                                                                               Booth #             Exhibitor                                                                                                                Booth #
                   Acellent Technologies Inc... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .216                             GE Aviation . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .511
                   Active VTOL Crash Prevention Ltd.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1016                                        GECO Incorporated .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .804
                   Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc.*. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .611                                           Georgia Tech School of Aerospace Engineering . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .100
                   Advanced Torque Products .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .416                                 Green Power Monitoring Systems, Inc. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1015
                   Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .910                                                    Hutchinson Aerospace .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1000
                   Aero Dynamix, Inc. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .112                      ITT .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .705
                   AHS International — The Vertical Flight Society . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .101                                                  Kamatics RWG . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .310
                   Airbus .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .800         Karem Aircraft, Inc. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .806
                   American Aerospace Controls Inc. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .508                                      LORD Corporation .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .413
                   American Helicopter Museum .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .104                                     MDS Coating Technologies Corporation . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .917
                   American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) .. .. .. .. .. .703                                                               Meggitt Polymers & Composites . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .614
                   Angelus Corporation* . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .610                          Meggitt Sensing Systems .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .614
                   Applied Avionics, Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .211                       Napoleon Engineering Services .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1003
                   Arconic Fastening Systems .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .117                                NASA Revolutionary Vertical Lift Tech Project .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1004
                   ATF Aerospace. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .316                   New Hampshire Ball Bearing, Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .903
                   Aurora Flight Sciences* . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .105                          PCB Piezotronics, Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .716
                   Automated Dynamics, Part of Trelleborg Gro. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .417                                                  Pennsylvania State University. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1009
                   AVX Aircraft Company .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .311                            QuesTek Innovations LLC*.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .317
                   BAE Systems.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .711                 RENK Systems Corporation .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .114
                   Bell* .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .801       Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .816
                   BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1001                                  Robertson Fuel Systems .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .515
                   The Boeing Company* .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .501                             Romax Technology. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .916
                   Calspan Systems Corporation. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .617                                   SAE International . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1017
                   Carter Aviation Technologies.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1013                                   Sentient Science .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .401
                   Cerobear GmbH .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .901                       Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .201
                   Continuum Dynamics, Inc. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .911                               Terrafugia Inc* . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1005
                   Dayton T. Brown, Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .217                        Triumph Group, Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .111
                   East/West Industries, Inc.* .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .512                           University of Maryland .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .811
                   Fatigue Technology, Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .409                           US Army Research Laboratory .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .1010
                   FCI Aerospace.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .701                  US Naval Academy . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .108
                   FLIR Surveillance Inc. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .717                       UTC Aerospace Systems .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .905
                   GasTOPS Ltd.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .312                 West Coast Industries.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .817
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AHS Forum 74 Exhibitor Descriptions
       May 15-17, 2018 • Phoenix Convention Center • Exhibit Hall F & G

Acellent Technologies Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 216   Aero Dynamix, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 112
www.acellent.com                                                                               www.aerodynamix.com
Acellent Technologies is a global leader in Structural Health                                  Aero Dynamix, Inc. (ADI) is an industry leader and principle innovator
Monitoring, with over 10 years’ experience designing, building,                                with 20+ years of experience on “INTEGRATED” Night Vision Goggle
and supporting technology to monitor the health and condition of                               (NVG) compatible solutions. Focused on quality, service and customer
diverse structures ranging from aircraft to civil infrastructure. Our                          satisfaction, ADI specializes in fully integrated NVIS lighting systems
systems translate aging, degradation, and failure conditions into                              designed to meet and exceed NVG compatibility requirements, while
easy-to-understand metrics, and can interface with onboard IVHM                                optimizing nighttime and daylight readability performance. Product
(aircraft) or HUMS (rotorcraft). At Forum 74, Acellent showcases our                           offerings include Edge Lit Panels (ELPs), NVIS panel overlays, and OEM
state-of-the-art SHM systems for impact detection and damage                                   approved internal NVIS lighting modifications and repairs for a wide
analysis, including DARTTS, which couples impact detection with                                range of avionics manufacturers. Our panels are manufactured and
damage scanning and trajectory estimation to provide pilots with                               certified to MIL-DTL-7788 and ADI has been approved by Defense
accurate, real-time information. To learn more, please visit Booth #216                        Logistics Agency (DLA) for our Type V (Incandescent) and Type VII (LED)
or www.acellent.com.                                                                           panels under QPL-7788. ADI is AS9100 accredited and a certified FAA/
                                                                                               EASA avionics repair station (C73R723N & EASA.145.6260) with Part
Active VTOL Crash Prevention Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 1016
                                                                                               Manufacturing Approval (PMA) for thousands of products. To date,
www.advanced-blast.com
                                                                                               ADI has achieved (34) FAA Supplemental Type Certificates approving
AVCP’s Zero-Zero eVTOL Crash Prevention System uses a combination
                                                                                               the installation of NVIS lighting systems in over (40) different aircraft
of a rapid-opening parachute and multiple rocket motors, plus other
                                                                                               models and over 1,200 NVIS lighting system modifications have been
passive measures to ensure that a safe landing at 1-2m/s is achieved
                                                                                               performed worldwide.
whatever the height and descent rate at the time of loss of power
or control. The system can be fitted to any aircraft design. To learn                          AHS International — The Vertical Flight Society . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 101
more about the AVCP Ltd safety suite and how we can enhance                                    www.vtol.org
your platforms safety, please stop by Booth 1016 or visit the website                          As the world’s premier professional vertical flight technical society
www.advanced-blast.com.                                                                        with a 74-year legacy, AHS International — The Vertical Flight Society
                                                                                               continues its commitment to advance technical excellence and
Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc.* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 611
                                                                                               the broader application of vertical flight technology worldwide.
www.flightlab.com
                                                                                               By supporting the needs of today’s vertical flight community and
ART is an aerospace consulting firm specializing in rotorcraft
                                                                                               advocating the requirements for tomorrow’s industry, the Society
engineering and simulation. Products include FLIGHTLAB, a simulation
                                                                                               helps advance the state of the art of both military and civil VTOL
modeling and analysis tool; VPM, a high fidelity rotor wake modeling
                                                                                               technology. Learn more at www.vtol.org.
tool; SIMphony, a distributed run-time environment for interfacing
FLIGHTLAB models to simulator systems; and HeliFlight, turnkey                                 Airbus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 800
aircraft-specific or reconfigurable helicopter simulators. ART has                             www.airbus.com/helicopters.html
worked with the U.S. Army to develop the Rotorcraft Comprehensive                              Airbus Helicopters is the world’s leading manufacturer of helicopters,
Analysis System (RCAS) and provides ongoing support and                                        offering the most comprehensive lineup of civilian and military
enhancement of RCAS under an Army Cooperative Research and                                     helicopters in the world. Part of Airbus Group, a global aerospace and
Development Agreement. ART also provides a graphical interface                                 defense leader, Airbus Helicopters employs approximately 23,000
to RCAS (GRCAS) as a commercial product. ART is supporting                                     people worldwide. Its fleet in service includes 12,000 helicopters
development of the next generation of Army and DARPA rotorcraft                                operated by more than 3,000 customers across 150 countries.
designs using RCAS and GRCAS.                                                                  Worldwide, the company maintains a 45-percent market share in the
                                                                                               civil and parapublic markets. Airbus Helicopters Inc., the U.S. affiliate,
Advanced Torque Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 416
                                                                                               opened in 1969 in Grand Prairie, Texas. It also operates a final assembly
https://advancedtorque.com
                                                                                               plant in Columbus, Miss. Airbus Helicopters products are the U.S.
Advanced Torque Products (ATP), an ISO9001 certified company,
                                                                                               market leaders for air medical transport, law enforcement, airborne
proudly supports the Aerospace Industry with torque tools for both
                                                                                               tourism, and in the corporate and VIP segment.
assembly and maintenance. Our line of Digital Torque Multipliers has
an industry leading accuracy of +/- 0.4% and +/- 1% of total capacity,                         American Aerospace Controls Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 508
are easy to use, durable, and interchangeable. ATP offers an extensive                         http://a-a-c.com
range of torque tools, including click-out and clutch-out wrenches,                            American Aerospace Controls (AAC) designs and manufactures
socket wrenches, torque checkers and rotary load cells.                                        high-reliability AC and DC voltage and current sensors for
                                                                                               harsh environments. Applications include a variety of fixed and
Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 910
                                                                                               rotary-winged aircraft, both manned and unmanned, including the
www.ATECAdvantage.com
                                                                                               CH-47 Chinook, the UH-60 Black Hawk family, the MQ-8 Fire Scout and
The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) is a joint venture
                                                                                               the RQ-4 Global Hawk. AAC has a variety of standard sensors but can
between Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney is participating in the U.S.
                                                                                               custom design just about any variation.
Army’s effort to develop an advanced turboshaft engine. The T900,
ATEC’s engine for the Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), is                               American Helicopter Museum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 104
being developed as a potential replacement for the T700 engine now                             www.americanhelicopter.museum
powering the UH-60 Black Hawk and the AH-64 Apache helicopters.                                The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is located in
                                                                                               West Chester, PA, the heartland of helicopter innovation. Its mission
                                                                                               is to preserve rotary-wing aviation history, educate society on
                                                                                               helicopters and their missions & inspire future generations through
                                                                                               STEM programs and activities. Rotorcraft on display range from early
                                                                                               Piasecki, Sikorsky and Bell helicopters to a V-22 Osprey and a portion of
                                                                                               the Aerovelo Atlas Human Powered Helicopter. Pioneer Hall celebrates
                                                                                               the early innovators of the rotorcraft industry and a helicopter
                                                                                               simulator lets visitors experience the joy of flight. The museum
                                                                                               includes a state of the art theater and is available for corporate and
                                                                                               social events.

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AHS Forum 74 Exhibitor Descriptions
        May 15-17, 2018 • Phoenix Convention Center • Exhibit Hall F & G

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics . . . . . .Booth 703                          ATF Aerospace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 316
www.aiaa.org                                                                                     www.atfaerospace.com
AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global                            ATF Aerospace is both a manufacturer and a distributor of aerospace
aerospace profession and has earned an international reputation as                               components, servicing the commercial aerospace and defense
the preeminent publisher of cutting-edge aerospace books, journals,                              industries. As a privately owned, small business, our ownership
conference papers and standards.                                                                 structure affords us both increased flexibility and financial stability,
                                                                                                 not enjoyed by many companies. Our distribution business stocks
Angelus Corporation*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 610
                                                                                                 a wide variety of mechanical and electrical components purchased
www.theangeluscorp.com
                                                                                                 from the leading aerospace manufacturers. Our emphasis on
The Angelus Corporation is a global product and services provider for
                                                                                                 building relationships with our key vendors and customers is critical
aerospace and defense industry solutions. The Angelus Corporation
                                                                                                 to our ability to deliver value throughout our supply chain. Our
divisions include PIC Wire & Cable, specializing in aircraft cable,
                                                                                                 manufacturing business, with primary focus on CNC milling and lathe
connectors and cable assemblies for over 45 years, and CertifyNation,
                                                                                                 operations, is dedicated to the production of complex components.
offering engineering, certification, and kitting solutions, with decades
                                                                                                 We specialize in short runs and quick turnaround work. We are
of experience in the commercial aviation industry. Together, these
                                                                                                 confident that our commitment to quality will meet or exceed our
divisions advance The Angelus Corporation’s mission to make its
                                                                                                 customers’ requirements.
customers’ jobs easier.
                                                                                                 Aurora Flight Sciences* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 105
Applied Avionics, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 211
                                                                                                 www.aurora.aero
www.appliedavionics.com
                                                                                                 Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company, is a world leader in
Applied Avionics Inc. is the manufacturer of the VIVISUN® line
                                                                                                 the development of highly autonomous aircraft. Our mission is to
of ruggedized, lighted pushbutton switches and NEXSYS®
                                                                                                 change the way we travel by applying autonomy and robotics to the
system-to-system integration avionics. VIVISUN® Switches
                                                                                                 development, production and operation of advanced aircraft. Aurora
and Indicators are the preferred choice of leading OEM aircraft
                                                                                                 is headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, and operates production
manufacturers and military services worldwide. The patented
                                                                                                 plants in Bridgeport, WV, and Columbus, MS. Aurora has Research and
design of VIVISUN lighting technology delivers best-in-class
                                                                                                 Development Centers in Cambridge, MA, Dayton, OH, and Mountain
sunlight readability and performance. VIVISUN products are
                                                                                                 View, CA; and a European office, Aurora Swiss Aerospace, located in
tested in accordance with MIL-PRF-22885 standards and are on the
                                                                                                 Luzern, Switzerland.
Qualified Products List (QPL). Product performance also conforms
to DO-160F levels. Superior brightness and color consistency are                                 Automated Dynamics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 417
why man-machine interface designers select VIVISUN pushbutton                                    www.automateddynamics.com
switches for their mission critical operations. Voltage Dimming or                               Automated Dynamics, now part of Trelleborg, is a global leader in
3-level Discrete Dimming options integrate VIVISUN switches and                                  automated composite production. We specialize in the manufacturing
indicators easily into existing lighting schemas and ensure pilot                                of high-performance composite structures and development of
control over cockpit display conditions. NEXSYS® brand products                                  advanced automation equipment.
include the new ARINC 429 Signal Converter and the modular                                       Using a true out-of-autoclave (OoA) process, we bring additive
NEXSYS Component Technology, which simplifies electronic design                                  manufacturing to continuous-fiber thermoplastic composite parts,
complexity with a powerful combination of mix-and-match electronic                               saving weight and improving reliability in today’s most demanding
components. NEXSYS Component Technology can provide robust                                       engineering environments.
behind-the-panel interface capabilities via a stand-alone NEXSYS                                 AVX Aircraft Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 311
Module or can be incorporated internally into a VIVISUN switch body.                             www.avxaircraft.com
Both the NEXSYS and VIVISUN brands are supported by Applied                                      AVX Aircraft Company was founded in 2005. Headquarters and
Avionics’ demonstrated commitment to high reliability, unparalleled                              Engineering offices are located in Fort Worth, Texas. The Management
customer service, and on-time delivery. For more information, please                             Team, Engineering Team and Board of Directors have extensive
visit the company’s website at www.appliedavionics.com or call                                   experience in rotorcraft design in the aircraft industry. AVX has
toll-free (888) 848-4786.                                                                        demonstrated the unique patented configuration of the AVX
Arconic Fastening Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 117        technology, utilizing coaxial, counter rotating rotors, and rear, laterally
www.afsglobal.net                                                                                displaced ducted fans result in the lowest costs with significantly
Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, is a leading                              improved performance.
worldwide designer and manufacturer of fastening systems,                                        BAE Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 711
including specialty fasteners, fluid fittings, assembly components,                              www.baesystems.com
and installation systems for aerospace and industrial applications.                              BAE Systems is a global defense, aerospace and security company
Headquartered in Torrance, California, the company has over 6,500                                with more than 83,000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers
employees at 32 manufacturing and distribution/logistics locations in                            a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces,
12 countries. For more information, visit afs.arconic.com.                                       as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology
                                                                                                 solutions and customer support and services. At BAE Systems, our
                                                                                                 pride and dedication shows in everything we do, from innovative
                                                                                                 electronic systems to intelligence analysis and cyber operations, from
                                                                                                 combat vehicles and weapons to the maintenance and modernization
                                                                                                 of ships, aircraft and critical infrastructure. Knowing that our work
                                                                                                 gives our customers an edge inspires us every day.

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AHS Forum 74 Exhibitor Descriptions
         May 15-17, 2018 • Phoenix Convention Center • Exhibit Hall F & G

Bell*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 801   Carter Aviation Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 1013
www.bellflight.com                                                                                          www.CarterCopters.com
Thinking above and beyond is what we do. For more than 80 years,                                            Carter Aviation Technologies, LLC is the aerospace research and
we’ve been reimagining the experience of flight – and where it                                              development firm that developed and demonstrated Slowed-Rotor
can take us. We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound                                          Compound (SRC) technology that couples the speed, range, and
barrier and to certify a commercial helicopter. We were aboard                                              efficiency of an airplane with the vertical takeoff and landing
NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems                                           capability of a helicopter. They hold multiple patents on the SRC
to market. Today, we’re defining the future of on-demand mobility.                                          technology. They will be featuring their hover-capable electric air taxi
Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas – as a wholly-owned subsidiary                                           concept at this year’s forum.
of Textron Inc., – we have strategic locations around the globe. And                                        Cerobear GmbH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 901
with nearly one quarter of our workforce having served, helping                                             www.cerobear.com
our military achieve their missions is a passion of ours. Above all,                                        CEROBEAR supplies the helicopter industry with advanced,
our breakthrough innovations deliver exceptional experiences to                                             custom-engineered, and, build-to-print ball bearings (pure
our customers. Efficiently. Reliably. And always, with safety at the                                        thrust, DGBB, ACBB), and, roller bearings (pure thrust, cylindrical,
forefront.                                                                                                  spherical, tapered, needle, geared outer ring) in all-metal and
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 1001                     hybrid-ceramic versions. CEROBEAR serves numerous helicopter
www.ansa-usa.com                                                                                            programs focusing on transmissions, gearboxes, drive train, and
BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc, est. 1997, is an engineering company                                             accessory applications with system-integrated, light-weight,
based in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For over 20 years, it has been                                         long-life bearing design. Delivery is 16-20 weeks or less. Contact
known for its distribution of the ANSA and META Software Suite and                                          tony.taglialavore@cerobear.com.
continued commitment to offering industry leading software support                                          Continuum Dynamics, Inc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 911
and services. In addition, the company also provides consulting                                             www.continuum-dynamics.com
services in high-end Finite Element modeling and analysis, and places                                       Continuum Dynamics Inc. (CDI) is an industry leader in providing
specialists for contract positions on client sites.                                                         engineering services and licensable computer software for use in
The Boeing Company* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 501                  the analysis, design, modeling, simulation and testing of advanced
www.boeing.com                                                                                              VTOL/VSTOL aircraft concepts. CDI specializes in supporting
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading                                                 rotor system design, analysis and re-blading as well as design and
manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and                                                 evaluation of novel vehicle concepts, ranging from eVTOL UAVs
security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines                                        to multi-rotor compound rotorcraft. At Forum 74, CDI is featuring
and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing                                           new enhancements to its family of software modules that plug into
products and tailored services include commercial and military                                              rotorcraft analyses, CFD solvers and real-time pilot-in-the-loop flight
aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch                                       simulations to improve modeling of aerodynamically demanding
systems, advanced information and communication systems, and                                                environments including interactional aerodynamics, brownout,
performance-based logistics and training. With local presence                                               formation flight, refueling and shipboard operations and acoustics.
and a global vision, Boeing people are at the heart of our tradition                                        Dayton T. Brown, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 217
of leadership and innovation. We serve customers worldwide by                                               https://www.dtb.com/
delivering top quality technical and professional services through                                          DTB is an A2LA and National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation
organizations that bring to bear “the best of Boeing” every day.                                            Program (NVLAP) accredited laboratory in accordance with ISO/IEC
Calspan Systems Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 617                     17025 requirements and is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C registered. We
www.calspan.com                                                                                             stand apart from the rest by providing a full spectrum of engineering
Calspan Systems Corp. is an industry leader in the engineering and                                          and testing services that your project needs, with the innovation,
manufacture of complex aerospace hardware and prototype systems                                             integrity and dependability that you deserve all under one roof.
for ground test and flight applications. The company has four primary                                       East/West Industries, Inc.* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Booth 512
business areas: Test Equipment and Systems with prototype and                                               www.eastwestindustries.com
test hardware (rotary wing aircraft, fixed wing aircraft, and missiles);                                    For 50 years, East/West has designed and manufactured innovative,
Force Measurement Systems (design and fabrication of precision                                              cost effective, high quality critical systems such as: aircraft seats, life
balances for wind tunnel testing); Propulsion Systems with test rigs                                        support and ground support equipment for the aerospace industry.
and components (fans, compressors, turbines and combustors); and                                            At AHS Forum 74, East/West is highlighting two of its many innovative
Marine Systems (wide variety of prototype hardware); In composite                                           products – our Crash-Attenuating Seats and our Master Crane®. East/
materials, Calspan Systems Corp. develops and implements unique                                             West is a woman owned small business and is a registered AS 9100
fabrication methodologies such as core forming and machining                                                Company.
as well as the fabrication of complex composite structures. The
company continues to be a worldwide leader in the development                                               Fatigue Technology, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Booth 409
of wind tunnel helicopter and VTOL systems including, whirl towers,                                         www.fatiguetech.com
rotor test systems, wind tunnel models, and wind tunnel fan blades.                                         Fatigue Technology (FTI) pioneered cold expansion technology
Additionally, the company specializes in the design, manufacture                                            over 40 years ago and has advanced it to pioneer solutions for
and instrumentation of components such as rotor blades and                                                  bushing installations, fastener applications, and aerospace fitting and
aircraft structures as well as precision machined metal components.                                         hardware installations. FTI products can improve aircraft structural
Company officials include Stephanie Mumford, President; Steve Long,                                         durability and reduce costs in manufacturing and maintenance
VP Operations; and Mike Crawshaw, VP Engineering.                                                           flow-time. Our products may be installed in both metal and
                                                                                                            composite applications.

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