April 23, 2021
Vertical Flight Society Forum 77

MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace is pleased to announce it will participate as an exhibitor in the 77th Annual Forum & Technology Display, which will take place virtually from May 10–14, 2021. The event put on by the Vertical Flight Society is the world's leading technical symposium on vertical flight technology. The conference takes place over five days and will include over 200 technical papers and invited speeches by military, government, and industry leaders. The virtual tradeshow will be open to registered forum attendees from Tuesday, May 11 through Thursday, May 13 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace is a global brand encompassing a group of specialized manufacturers in North America, Europe, and Asia that provide precision bearings and machined components to leading helicopter and VTOL manufacturers. MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace companies support nearly every major helicopter program in existence and many new VTOL platforms in development. Aerostructures, avionics, sensors, flight controls, energy storage, and propulsion are just a few of the many rotorcraft subsystems for which we develop and manufacture solutions.

During the virtual exhibition, MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace will showcase the latest advancements in plain bearing technology, such as the INVINSYS® rod end bearing with embedded wear sensor, and its cutting-edge hybrid ceramic rolling element bearings. These are just a few of the many technologies available from the tiered portfolio of standard products and custom-engineered solutions offered by MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace companies. The comprehensive offering also includes:

  • Additively manufactured components
  • Airframe control ball bearings
  • Bolts and fasteners
  • Precision ball and roller bearings
  • Rod end, spherical, and sleeve bearings
  • Next-up assemblies
  • Machined parts
  • Contract-manufactured components
  • Advanced mechatronic solutions

MinebeaMitsumi will also use the forum to highlight its customer-focused new product development and testing capabilities. The group's New Product Development specialists can help customers identify, develop, and test innovative bearing solutions for unprecedented challenges emerging from the latest technological advancements. With R&D facilities and test labs located in North America, Europe, and Asia, MinebeaMitsumi Aerospace companies are a global resource. These centers continually refine their testing capabilities in lockstep with the needs of the industry, ensuring that our specialized capabilities meet customers' real-world application challenges.

To learn more about the 77th Annual Forum & Technology Display hosted by the Vertical Flight Society, visit their website.