ERF general information and programme


The European Rotorcraft Forum is one of the premier events on the rotorcraft community's calendar. It brings together manufacturers, research centres, academia, operators and regulatory agencies to dicuss about research, development, design, manufacturing, testing and rotorcraft operations.

This Forum will be the 43rd in a series of meetings which take place annually across Europe, rotating around the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, The Netherlands and Russia. The first ERF was held in Southampton, England, in 1975 and the most recent in Lille, France, in 2016.

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Notification to Authors

ERF 2017 Chairs announce that due to the very high number of submissions and for the deadline extended, the review process is taking more than expected.

ERF International Committee Members and selected external reviewers are working hard to complete reviews as soon as possible.

We expect to notify authors by Mondy, April 10th, 2017.

We apologize for the delay.


We are excited by the substantial number of good quality abstract that have already been submitted. 

Nevertheless, in order to maximize the opportunity for both professional staff and academics working in our field to share the latest developments across the range of topics represented at ERF and SFTE-EC 2017, we are pleased to extend the deadline for abstract submission to Saturday, March 4th, 2017.

If you haven’t submitted already, please consider doing so.