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Sophrodyne Aerospace to present at the 48th European Rotorcraft Forum

Dr Brown will present his paper titled "Are eVTOL Aircraft Inherently more susceptible to the Vortex Ring State than Conventional Helicopters?" at this year's European Rotorcraft Forum, to be held from 6 - 8 September 2022 in Winterthur, Switzerland.

The Vortex Ring State is a particularly hazardous operating regime that a rotorcraft can enter into during the critical descent and landing phases of flight. Richard's paper will show how our current understanding of the phenomenon applies to the design of modern eVTOL aircraft, and will highlight a range of effects that designers and operators should be aware of in order to ensure the safety of these vehicles.

Please do get in touch if you're planning to be at the conference or in the neighbourhood - we'd be delighted to talk to you.

The tab below will take you to the official conference programme - Dr Brown's presentation is currently scheduled for 13h30 on September 8 in the Aerodynamics VI session.

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