The VLC is a collaboration of over 275 vertical lift organizations including large original equipment manufacturers, large contractors, suppliers, engine manufacturers, academia/ nonprofit, small vertical takeoff and landing organizations and the Vertical Flight Society.


  • Aeromechanics

  • Rotorcraft Structures

  • Vehicle Management Systems

  • Rotorcraft Subsystems

  • Transmissions and Drives Systems

  • Engines and Motors

  • Other Power Sources

  • Survivability

  • Teaming and Autonomy

  • Human Systems Interfaces

  • Avionics and Networks Communications

  • Engagement and Effects

  • Operations Support and Sustainment

  • Aerial Systems Concept Evaluation

  • Flight Operations

  • Systems Effectiveness Analysis