EASA Rotorcraft and VTOL Symposium

Drones & VTOL Session // Day 2

The EASA Rotorcraft and VTOL Symposium is a unique forum in Europe to discuss the latest developments for rotorcraft from a safety perspective. This Symposium is the  opportunity when Authorities, Industry, Operators, Pilots, Safety Investigators, Researchers to share and exchange ideas. // DAY 2

10:00 - 17:00 Session drones and VTOL
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome and presentation of the agenda of the day, Clément Audard, EASA
10:10 - 10:35 Safety Performance Indicators (SPIs) for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), John Vincent, IFA
10:35 - 11:00 Is modularity an enabler for eVTOLS, or are eVTOLs enabling modularity? Luca Medici, Leonardo Company S.p.A
11:00 - 11:25 Are eVTOL aircraft inherently more susceptible to the vortex ring state than conventional helicopters?, Richard E. Brown, Sophrodyne Aerospace
11:25 - 11:50 Fitness for purpose or absence of unintended function in Machine Learned avionics components, Ramanujam Kalale, Daedalen
11:15 - 12:15 Questions and Answers
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch break (not provided)
13:15 - 15:00 Helicopter training safety session
13:15 - 13:40 Restoring Practical IFR Certification to Single Engine Rotorcraft, John T. Bouma, Bell
13:40 - 14:05 Mixed Reality solutions for Helicopters Pilot Training, Joel Flinois, Thales Training and Simulation
14:05 - 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 - 17:00 European Safety Promition Network Rotorcraft (ESPN-R) session
Workshop on Inadvertent entry into IMC (IIMC)
Michel Masson and John Franklin, EASA