Press release

Preparations Continue for Multi-Faceted EUROPEAN ROTORS 2023

EUROPEAN ROTORS 2023, Europe’s largest rotorcraft-only event, is scheduled for 27–30 Nov. in Madrid, Spain, with exhibits open 28–30 Nov.

July 19, 2023

It’s time to adjust your schedule to attend the third edition of the one-and-only European event where you will meet the entire vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) community and grow your business.

An Expanded Event in a New Venue

The organisers of EUROPEAN ROTORS are preparing for their biggest show yet, expanding on and learning from the two previous stellar events to make this third edition even better. For the first time, the show will be held in Madrid, Spain.

Beside the European Helicopter Association EHA and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the Spanish Helicopter Association ATAIRE is co-hosting the event this year, which will be held 27–30 Nov. in Hall 9, IFEMA MADRID Convention Centre, approximately 10 minutes from the Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (LEMD).

“The attendees and exhibitors from the first two shows taught us that we need to think bigger,” says Christian Müller, EHA Chairman. “In addition to providing exceptional business opportunities, the purpose of EUROPEAN ROTORS is to bring the community together to exchange knowledge, learn from one another, and debate with one shared goal: to improve safety in vertical aviation operations.”

EUROPEAN ROTORS continues to cover all aspects of the rotorcraft industry: its many stakeholders; new technologies, innovations, and methodologies; and all mission types,

including air ambulance services and search-and-rescue (SAR), police and public safety, aerial work and disaster relief, passenger transport, and advanced air mobility (AAM).

EASA VTOL Symposium

The first day of the show, Mon., 27 November, focuses solely on safety, with the renown EASA VTOL Symposium as a stand-alone event. Admission to the symposium is an exclusive benefit available only to people who purchase the one-day and three-day ticket to the EUROPEAN ROTORS show floor, which will be open 28–30 November.

“EASA’s primary focus is safe flight throughout the European Union,” says David Solar, Head of the General Aviation and VTOL Department at EASA. “This event allows us to work directly with the industry’s manufacturers, suppliers, operators, and individuals. We use this show to collaborate with everyone on developing the latest and smartest safety programmes.”

The 27 November symposium provides attendees with several networking opportunities, including two coffee breaks and a social event that evening.

Support Comes from the Biggest Companies in the Vertical Aviation Industry

EUROPEAN ROTORS benefits from the strong support of market-leading VTOL original equipment manufacturers Airbus, Bell, Leonardo, and Safran. Robinson, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, and others have already signed up as exhibitors. Attendees can expect a dynamic show floor in Madrid. Last year’s edition featured more than 211 exhibitors from 57 countries and nearly 4,000 attendees.

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EUROPEAN ROTORS, the VTOL Show and Safety Conference, brings together every aspect of the rotorcraft industry in Europe. EUROPEAN ROTORS is organised by the European Helicopter Association (EHA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and produced by Helicopter Association International (HAI). EHA and EASA have partnered to bring the helicopter industry the most significant trade event outside the United States. With three parallel conference streams and dedicated areas for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL), autonomous operations, and other key future technologies, EUROPEAN ROTORS is already the go-to event for suppliers of helicopters, parts, services, and every other aspect of the industry.