AEROTECH® Americas

March 26-28, 2019 │ Charleston, SC, USA

The Hangar

Engage with forward-thinking engineers representing all specialty fields—from materials and manufacturing to avionics, industrial and electrical—as well as ancillary industries that share an interest in aerospace to gain technical insight and thought-leading developments in the industry.

Touching on key issues facing the industry—from development of new aircraft and UAV technology to budget constraints and environmental regulations—The Hangar features programs that are focused on visions of next generation aerospace technology, as well as topics that can be transferred to aerospace engineering practices and application.

With rotating features, see what’s new at The Hangar each day!

Stay tuned for the latest developments.

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Hangar Event-at-a-Glance

March 26


Day 1

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Technical Presentations

Aerospace Market Forecasts 

Commercial Transport Outlook
Wendy Sowers, Boeing

Commercial Transport Engine Outlook
Al Wang, Pratt & Whitney

Helicopter Outlook
Thierry Derrien, SAFRAN

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Technical Presentations

Perspectives on Flying

Advancing Vertical Lift Technology
Pat Donnelly, Boeing

Flight Testing in the Low Country
James Hohensee , Boeing

March 27


Day 2

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Presentation

USAF Innovative Technologies and Initiatives

Roberto Guerrero, US Air Force

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Technical Panel

Flying Cars - Will you have one in your garage?

Moderator:  Mark Moore, Uber Elevate

Tomohiro Fukuzawa, Cartivator
Gwen Lighter, GoFly
Felipe Varon, Varon Vehicles Corp.
Stephen Tibbitts, Zeva Aero

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Technical Presentation

Littlewood Lecture

Nick Bullen, Northrop Grumman

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Technical Presentation

Aerospace Economic Opportunities

What Is Your Global Manufacturing Strategy?
Rosemary Coates, Reshoring Institute

Innovations in UK Aerospace and the Future of Flight
Nour Eid, Aerospace Technology Institute

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Technical Panel

F-35 Modernization

Moderator: Charles Fernandez, Lockheed Martin

Nick Bullen, Northrop Grumman
Jimmy Kenyon, Pratt & Whitney

March 28


Day 3

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Presentation

Yancy Mailes, Air Force Materiel Command

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Technical Presentations

Supersonic Commercial Transport

Moderator:  Courtney Howard, SAE International

Peter Iosifides, Lockheed Martin
Robbie Cowart, Gulfstream