Welcome to the RAeS Rotorcraft Group

The Rotorcraft Group keeps the aeronautical community informed of developments across the whole range of helicopter and rotorcraft design, manufacture and operation worldwide. It aims to promote discussion on all important matters and hence provide the Society with feedback on these major issues.

The Rotorcraft Section includes members from manufacturers, operators (civil and military), research establishments and academia who organise a number of Conferences and Lectures each year.

In This Section

  • Events

    Details on forthcoming RAeS Rotorcraft Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

  • Committee

  • Links

    Rotorcraft related links and resources

  • Contact Us

    Want to get in touch or join the RAeS Rotorcraft Mailing List?

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April 2015


  • 22 Apr
    Branch Event

    AGM & Lecture – A Rummage in the Attic

    Do you have an interesting aviation artefact with a story to tell? For the Derby Branch AGM, in April 2015, we would like to call for speakers from within the Branch membership to take part in a special "Rummage in the Attic" lecture. The format for the evening, after the AGM business, will consist of four short (10-15 min) presentations by volunteer speakers who will display an aviation artefact to the audience and give a description of the artefact's history and their personal link to it

  • 22 Apr
    Branch Event

    Manchester Branch Mini-Lecture Competition

    22nd April 2015 (Please note change of date from that published earlier)THE RAES MANCHESTER BRANCH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND MINI LECTURE COMPETITION (Prize £100) 18.00 Wednesday 22nd April in Conference Room E5, Fourth Floor of the James Lighthill Building, ( formerly Paper Science Building) Sackville Street M1 3NJ University of Manchester . (for directions see below) The Mini Lecture will follow the Anual General Meeting at 18.30

  • 23 Apr
    HQ Lecture

    8 Ton Glider to Autorotating Helo in 12 Seconds

    Paul Edwards, AW609 Test Pilot, AgustaWestland discusses flight testing the AW609 Tiltrotor.