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 V/STOL Technical Committee Charter

Advance the technology, science and practice in the design of, and the requirements for, Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing (V/STOL) aircraft, their systems and methods of operation, while promoting the preservation and dissemination of this knowledge.

 TAC Announcements

2016 Deadlines for Best Papers Published9/23/2015 9:41 AM
by Betty GuillieNo presence information
Certificates of merit for best papers are an important recognition activity at each Forum. Technical Committees need to submit the author/s name, paper number and paper title to AIAA at 60 days prior to the start date of the Forum. The schedule is housed under Honors and Awards Information at

2016 Forum Dates and Locations5/12/2016 9:01 AM
by Betty GuillieNo presence information
The dates and locations for the 2016 forums have been finalized.

AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition

4-8 January 2016

Manchester Grand Hyatt

San Diego, CA


AIAA Defense Forum

Applied Physics Lab, JHU

Laurel, MD

style="color:black">8-10 March 2016


AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition

13-17 June 2016

Washington Hilton

Washington, DC


AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition

25-27 July 2016

Salt Palace Convention Center

Salt Lake City, Utah


AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition

13-16 September 2016

Long Beach Convention Center

Long Beach, CA


Technical Excellence Awards - Updated Guidelines Document10/27/2015 9:59 AM
by Betty GuillieNo presence information
Please click here to access the document.


2016 SAE/AIAA/RAeS/AHS International Powered Lift Conference (ILPC) 
by Dr Mark E Calvert
 2/1/2016 11:06 AM
SAE/AHS/AIAA/NASA Transformative Vertical Flight Concepts: Third Annual Joint Workshop on Enabling New Flight Concepts Through Novel Propulsion and Energy Architectures 
by Dr Mark E Calvert
 2/1/2016 11:02 AM


7/19/2016 12:00 AM   Final Manuscripts and copyright assignments due to SAE for the 2016 International Powered Lift Conference (ILPC) Attachment
The full Call for Papers and relevant information can be found on the SAE website at SAE 2016 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference and International Powered Lift Conference
7/25/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2016 
8/1/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA Technical Committee (TC) Membership Nomination period opens 
9/27/2016 12:00 AM   2016 SAE/AIAA/RAeS/AHS International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC) 
IPLC 2016 will focus on three primary thrusts: advanced rotorcraft, jet-lift concepts and technologies, and recent progress in electric propulsion applications to V/STOL.
IPLC, which was first held 25 years ago, is a joint AIAA-AHS-SAE-RAeS technical...
9/29/2016 12:00 AM   SAE/AHS/AIAA/NASA Third Annual Joint Workshop on Transformative Vertical Flight Concepts: Enabling New Flight Concepts Through Novel Propulsion and Energy Architectures 
Engage industry, academia, and government agencies in developing a preliminary road map that will aid in the advocacy and pursuit of emerging technologies and approaches, such as electric/hybrid power and distributed propulsion, that offer the potential...
11/1/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA Technical Committee (TC) Membership Nomination period closes 
12/16/2016 12:00 AM   Manuscript Deadline for AIAA SciTech 2017 
1/9/2017 12:00 AM   AIAA SciTech 2017 
2/1/2017 12:00 AM   F. E. Newbold V/STOL Award nominations due. 
The F. E. Newbold V/STOL Award is presented to recognize outstanding creative contributions to the advancement and realization of powered lift flight in one or more of the following areas: initiation, definition and/or management of key V/STOL programs;...
4/28/2017 12:00 AM   Nomination deadline for the Abe M. Zarem Award for Master's Candidates in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics 
The Zarem Graduate Student Awards have been established by AIAA and Dr. Abe Zarem as a means for students pursuing advance degrees (master's level candidates) in aeronautics and astronautics to showcase their talent and work. It is hoped that these awards...
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Craig E Hange
Affiliation :NASA Ames Research Center

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