The organizers, European Helicopter Association (EHA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), have set up a platform that combines a leading international trade fair with a unique conference, educational and training program.
The international rotorcraft community is eagerly waiting to come together again for face-to-face meetings after several industry events had to be canceled or postponed in 2020, as well as this year. European Rotors in Cologne, Germany, from November 16 to 18, 2021, is on course to provide the industry with the long-awaited opportunity to meet in person again and to see and experience firsthand new products and technologies. The response from the market is extremely positive. Market leaders such as Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Leonardo Helicopters, Safran Helicopter Engines, Boeing Global Services, H+S Aviation Limited, Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp., RUAG, ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik GmbH, AEROMETALS, and others, have already registered for the show in Cologne.
Bringing the helicopter industry together
The new annually held platform is aiming to bring together the entire helicopter industry and its subsectors, as well as the various stakeholders. The show will appeal to the whole diversity of VTOL operations, including HEMS/SAR, law enforcement/public security, disaster relief/firefighting, passenger transport and offshore construction and support, smart city/urban air mobility and new technology and innovation.
The EASA Rotorcraft and VTOL Symposium will be held during EUROPEAN ROTORS. It has been held every year for the past 13 years and enjoys growing international recognition. It brings together safety professionals from across the Industry. The Symposium gives a platform for manufacturers, research organizations, national aviation authorities and all safety professionals, to share their latest developments with the community and exchange with regulators on future safety policies and improvement actions. Joining forces all together is a key to a successful recovery.
An opportunity to meet and do business
Peter Moeller, Chairman of the European Helicopter Association (EHA), said: “We are looking forward to European Rotors in Cologne in November this year. The show offers a unique opportunity for the international rotorcraft community to meet, to do business and to exchange ideas that can accelerate the restart after the pandemic. We are thankful for the great and continuous support from the VTOL industry after having been forced to postpone the premiere of European Rotors due to the Covid-19 crisis.”
European Rotors the VTOL Show and Safety Conference will take place from 16 to 18 November 2021. The venue will be Hall 8, including the Congress Centre North of Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. The organizers are in constant contact with the authorities and have set up all necessary precautions and measures to ensure the health and safety of all exhibitors and attendees.