AHIA Rotortech conference

With input from the AHIA membership and wider Australian helicopter industry, the AHIA ROTORTECH Conference will address current and future issues confronting helicopter operators in Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific region in this complimentary program: Be There – Make A Difference.

This complimentary conference to run as part of ROTORTECH, presents a unique opportunity to hear from a wide range of invited presenters who are acknowledged experts in their sphere of rotary-wing activity.

Speakers will share their expert views and observations with conference delegates on topics including:

  • The future of the rotary-wing regulatory landscape
  • Stories from the Heli-mustering front
  • Observations on the current helicopter safety climate in Australia
  • Aerial Fire-fighting lessons learnt
  • Financial advice on leasing versus purchasing and practical insurance help

Due to popular demand, the Major Helicopter Manufacturers Technical Workshops will again return to the ROTORTECH AHIA Conference program. First introduced in 2018, these popular workshop sessions, hosted by major manufacturers, are an innovative and integral part of the ROTORTECH program.

Workshops are open to all registered visitors and are structured by the manufacturer themselves to provide an information sharing platform specific to their product line. Previously hosted by Airbus Group, Bell and Robinson Helicopter Company – more information on the content of each session will be available here closer to the event.


During the past 12 months, all of our lives in one way or another have been adversely impacted by the rampant COVID-19. As an industry, aviation has been one of the hardest hit with little likelihood of international air travel resuming any time soon.

The ’original’ AHIA ROTORTECH 2020 Conference Program with all of the listed participant presenters/speakers confirmed was for June 2020. COVID-19 put paid to those dates, and, accordingly, new dates and timings were postponed for October 2020. Again, due to COVID-19 imposed restrictions, those dates were cancelled, and the whole event completely re-scheduled for June 2021.

All presenters/speakers have been very understanding and supportive of the necessary re-scheduling we have had to effect along the way. They are enthusiastically committed to participating next year on the same days as originally indicated. However, June 2021 is still a long way off and as yet not all of those on the program are in a position to confirm with certainty their participation. Until otherwise posted on the ROTORTECH website, it is our intention to maintain, to the best of our ability, the Conference Program as originally formatted.

We thank you, and all concerned, for your patient understanding and encourage regular visits to this website for any updates.

To download the AHIA ROTORTECH CONFERENCE 2021 program please click the link below.

Note: Information is subject to change.