Schedule

Monday, August 5
Time Session
7:30–8:00 a.m. Registration — The Days Inn Penn State
8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome
8:15–11:00 a.m. Brief helicopter history and introduction to helicopter aerodynamics and dynamics
G. Leishman
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Helicopter and tilt-rotor dynamics, coupled rotor/fuselage vibrations
R. Blackwell
1:45–5:15 p.m. Continuation
R. Blackwell
6:00–8:00 p.m. Picnic
Penn State Arboretum
Tuesday, August 6
Time Session
8:00–10:45 a.m. Continuation
G. Leishman
10:45 a.m.–noon Handling qualities, automatic control
R.M. McKillip
1:15–5:15 p.m. Continuation
R.M. McKillip
Wednesday, August 7
Time Session
8:00 a.m.–noon Helicopter composite structures, material properties
D. Pullman
1:15–2:30 p.m. Continuation
D. Pullman
2:30 p.m. Tour of Penn State Vertical Lift Center of Excellence
Thursday, August 8
Time Session
8:00 a.m.–noon Propulsion and drive systems
R. Bill
1:15–2:30 p.m. Continuation
R. Bill
2:30–5:00 p.m. Fundamentals of acoustics, overview of helicopter noise
K. Brentner
6:00–9:00 p.m. Banquet
Pegula Ice Arena, Mt. Nittany Room
Friday, August 9
Time Session
8:00–10:45 a.m. Main rotor/tail rotor acoustics, noise interactions, operational impacts
K. Brentner
10:45–11:00 a.m. Closing remarks
E. C. Smith, Penn State

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