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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

Technical Committee (TC) Nominations Open 1 August - 1 November8/3/2015 3:12 PM
by Betty GuillieNo presence information
The AIAA Technical Committee (TC) Nomination period is now open for nominations for terms beginning 1 May 2016. Nominations are being submitted via the AIAA website. The online nomination form is located at, click on My AIAA/Nominations and Voting/Recognition/Technical Committee Online Nomination. The nominations are due by 1 November 2015.

2016 Forum Dates and Locations10/27/2015 10:00 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

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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

12-17 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.


Call for papers/presentations for the 2016 SAE/AIAA/RAeS/AHS International Powered Lift Conference (ILPC) 
by Dr Mark E Calvert
 2/3/2016 12:32 PM
Call for nominations for The Abe M. Zarem Award for Distinguished Achievement 
by Dr Mark E Calvert
 2/1/2016 3:30 PM
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


2/21/2016 12:00 AM   National Engineers Week 
2/26/2016 12:00 AM   Paper Offers deadline for the 2016 International Powered Lift Conference (IPLC) Attachment
The following information will be required during the on-line submission process:
1. A summary that states the objective of the paper/presentation
2. Tentative title
3. Name of the author and co-authors and all contact information
4. Selection...
2/29/2016 12:00 AM   2016 California Aerospace Days 
3/8/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA DEFENSE 2016 
3/14/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA Student Design Competitions Letters of Intent deadline 
3/16/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA Congressional Visits Day 
Every year, AIAA members – engineers, scientists, researchers, students, educators, and technology executives – travel to Washington, DC, for a day of advocacy and awareness with national decision makers.
As in previous years, attendance at CVD is...
4/5/2016 12:00 AM   Review Ready Manuscripts deadline 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
4/28/2016 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...
4/30/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA TC membership term ends 
5/1/2016 12:00 AM   AIAA TC membership term begins 
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Craig E Hange
Affiliation :NASA Ames Research Center

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