Vision VSV Symposium 2019

Evolution of Aviation: Inspiring the Flying Revolution

“Times change.” This is one of the most universal sayings we know. And as much as times change, so do industries. This is not any different for the aviation industry. More so, the aviation industry has shown a true evolution. Wood-linnen flying machines have evolved into three story buildings. Grass fields where these flying machines used to land have evolved into entire cities. Operators have evolved from transporting mail into connecting people all over the world. Will the industry as we know it experience a similar evolution in the future?


In the past, the expectations of the developments stated above might have been significantly different. One possibly wonders to what extent aviation has developed toward former ideas. What interesting concepts have not seen the light of day? Conversely, which aircraft have become prime features of today’s industry? It is even more interesting to experience what the views on the future of aviation are. What do manufacturers think aircraft will look like in the future; what are their cutting-edge designs? What will airports look like; will they keep growing, or will the infrastructure as we know it completely transform? How will passengers and goods be processed; how do operators see their future revenue models and fleets?


The VSV Symposium 2019 gives an insight in the most interesting past expectations of the present, and most revolutionary present expectations of the future. The focus will be to make this a hands-on and interactive experience. During workshops, presentations and panel discussions on a variety of different topics in aviation, the professionals that are currently part of the evolution of aviation can shed light on the rich history and share their views on the future. Moreover, by means of an ongoing “Innovation Corner” the attendees can genuinely experience this contrast between past, present and future.


Aviation is at a turning point in its history. We have come to see many forms of flying that have evolved daily aviation in a way many would never have expected. However, it seems only to be the beginning of a true revolution that is still to come. The goal of the VSV Symposium 2019 is to involve the students in the ongoing discussion about the disruptive developments which are on our doorstep. Furthermore, it aims to inspire all attendees to participate together in developing the aviation industry of tomorrow. Because together, we can inspire the flying revolution.