NOV 8 - 10 | 2022
Cologne | Germany
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Discussing challenges, trends and latest innovations of the rotorcraft and VTOL sector.

With the EUROPEAN ROTORS digital series we want to keep the community connected, provide educational content and offer knowledge transfer on a regular basis while personal gatherings are limited at the moment.

Join us online as we cover the most relevant topics in panels, presentations or interviews through the EUROPEAN ROTORS digital series, until we finally all meet face to face for EUROPEAN ROTORS from 16 – 18 November 2021 in Cologne, Germany.

The sessions will be recorded via Streamyard and edited by our team before they go online.


VFS - the world’s largest helicopter and VTOL society


Mike Hirschberg, Executive Director of the Vertical Flight Society talks about their long history, their missions and wide activities for the worldwide VTOL community. He also announces first topics of the planned VFS conference as part of EUROPEAN ROTORS educational programme. Visit their homepage and become a member of the VFS at


Andy Evans, Founder of Aerossurance – Aviation Safety Specialists


Andy Evans, founder and CEO of Aberdeen based Aerossurance talks about his background in the aerospace, the company and its business. He will be one of the experts offering trainings over EUROPEAN ROTORS, which makes the event and its concept so unique. Andy will host the following courses: “Safety culture and leadership” and “Contracting aviation services: An introduction to the basics”. More details will be published soon on EUROPEAN ROTORS webpage.

The song which Frank refers to is: “Scottish Rain” by The Silencers.

Homepage of Aerossurance:


Maysoon Abulhoul, COO Domus Group, about Heliconference Dubai


Maysoon Abdulla Abulhoul of Domus Group gives an overview about the specific missions helicopters, eVTOLs and drones have to fulfil within in the UAE region. These requirements to the market will be mirrored in the topics and speakers at this year’s Heliconference Dubai, which will take place from the 24th to 25th of May. It is a hybrid event offering also a virtual exhibition, conference and networking zone. Registration for the event can be done here:

Maysoon Abdulla Abulhoul – COO Domus Group
Dr. Frank Liemandt – Show Director EUROPEAN ROTORS


Boeing Global Services Supporting the Helicopter Lifecycle


Boeing Global Services, one of three business units comprising The Boeing Company, is focused on the aftermarket services of customers across all aviation sectors – including rotorcraft. Aftermarket civil helicopter experts from the Boeing Global Services team share information on supporting with integrated flight operation and technical solutions. The company offers a one stop shop philosophy to rotorcraft customers through their global distribution network established over the years, including key acquisitions. #europeanrotors#boeing#boeingglobalservices#rotorcraft

Ty Genteman - Senior Manager Parts Marketing & Business Development Boeing Global Services Shaun
Stubbs - Parts Marketing and Business Development Boeing Global Services (Commercial Rotorcraft)
Dr. Frank Liemandt – Show Director EUROPEAN ROTORS


Vortex Ring State Recovery With Vuichard Technique


In the ninth session of the EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series Frank Liemandt welcomes Claude Vuichard the well-known pilot and safety instructor. In the interview Claude talks about his current projects, introduces his foundation and allows very personal insight views on his motivation. Claude Vuichard also offers exclusively for EUROPEAN ROTORS a free webinar on April 26th 2021 via the link below:

Dr. Frank Liemandt – Show Director EUROPEAN ROTORS


Fire Protection For Helidecks with InnoVfoam

In the eighth session of EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series Bernd Zimmermann, Sales Manager Germany of InnoVfoam is our guest. Bernd presents their fireprotection solutions for helidecks and gives insights about their latest projects. He also describes the various research and training activities taking place at their headquarters in Oudkarspel. #europeanrotors#rotorcraft

Bernd Zimmermann – Sales Manager Germany InnoVfoam
Dr. Frank Liemandt – Show Director EUROPEAN ROTORS


Improving Safety for Helictoper Landing Systems with Beamflight

The seventh session of EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series presents Luca Branca, Director of Beamflight, their experience in designing heliports and ANGELS, a cooperative project for saver approaches and landings of helicopters during poor visibility. Luca Branca also talks about European funding and his work for EHA in dedicated working groups.

Luca Branca – Director Beamflight s.r.l.
Dr. Frank Liemandt – Show Director EUROPEAN ROTORS


Airial Robotics’ next generation of UAVs

The sixth session of EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series is an interview with Jörg Schamuhn, CEO of Airial Robotics about a new UAV family concept with hybrid drive system technology, their innovative design principles and the versatile fields of applications and missions.

Jörg Schamuhn – CEO Airial Robotics
Dr. Frank Liemandt – Show Director EUROPEAN ROTORS

Digital Series #5:

eVTOL Propulsion Systems - State of the Art and Certification

The fifth session of EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series is a panel on eVTOL Propulsion Systems moderated by Willi Tacke. Several key players from the eVTOL environment will provide interesting updates and relevant insights about the current status of electric propulsion systems within the eVTOL segment.

Olaf Otto – Director Customer Business Rolls-Royce
Martin Dvorsky – Managing Director MGM Compro
Oliver Reinhardt – Head of Certification and Quality Volocopter
Régis Rossotto – Project Certification Manager electric / hybrid propulsion EASA
Willi Tacke, Moderator

Digital Series #4:

EUROAVIA About Its Upcoming Urban Air Mobility Symposium

The fourth session of EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series is an interview with Kian Moili president of EUROAVIA Aachen about their upcoming Urban Air Mobility Symposium, which will take place on January 20th 2021 as a virtual live format. EUROAVIA is a student association with more than 60 years of history in the Aerospace world. Founded in 1959, our goal ever since has been to create a network connecting students to players in the aerospace industry as well as the various research sectors. Register for the EUROAVIA Urban Air Mobility Symposium on January 20th:


Horizon Europe- Funding Opportunities For The Rotocraft Industry

The third session of EUROPEAN ROTORS Digital Series is an interview with Lorenzo Constatino from IDP Consultants about their upcoming (free) webinar on Horizon Europe and the funding opportunities for the rotorcraft industry. The webinar will be scheduled for January 21st 2021 and you can attend free of charge via here:


Promotional video by Luca Parmitano, ESA

#ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano invites you to join #EASA #Rotorcraft Symposium 9 December 2020 and save the date for next year's EU Rotors Show 2021!


Market Overview on Rotorcraft