ERF general information and programme


 The European Rotorcraft Forum is one of the premier events in the rotorcraft community‚Äôs calendar bringing together manufacturers, research centres, academia, operators and regulatory agencies to discuss advances in research, development, design, manufacturing, testing and operation of rotorcraft. This Forum will be the 43rd in a series of Fora, which take place annually across Europe, rotating between 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.

Session subjects will include:




Aircraft Design

Aircraft Systems

Avionics & Sensors


Cost Reduction

Crew Station & Human Factors



Engines & Propulsion

Flight Mechanics


Operational Aspects


Simulation & Training

Structures & Materials

Test & Evaluation

History of Rotorcraft

At the 43rd ERF the International Committee is particularly encouraging paper submissions related to all manner of innovative concepts and specifically about innovative integrated cabin safety aspects in emergency/hostile evironments.