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The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Committee are in the process of confirming their plans for 2015. Carol Vorderman MBE has agreed to give the Amy Johnson Named Lecture on 9 July 2015 and more information on this will be released shortly (click here to register). The Committee are also planning a one day conference in Bristol in November which will explore the Green theme. More details will be available soon so please keep checking our website for updates.
Career Mentoring Tops the Bill at the 2014 WAAC Annual Conference
Under the theme of 'Flying High in the Aerospace Industry', the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Committee hosted a special conference at the Royal Aeronautical Society on 21 November 2014 to inspire women to progress their careers in the industry. Seven motivating speakers shared their own experiences of mentoring or being mentored in their respective presentations which formally launched the Committee's new mentoring Scheme at the conference.
Read the full conference report here.
The Royal Aeronautical Society’s Women in Aviation & Aerospace Committee (WAAC) was established in 2009 to encourage more youngwomen to consider aviation and aerospace as a worthwhile and exciting career. It also exists to provide support for women already working in all sectors of aviation and aerospace.
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This lecture is held in memoriam of Alan Bristow; a key figure in the rotary world. The lecture will cover 'Contemporary Royal Naval Helicopter Operations' and will be given by Cdr Glyn Owen, Commanding Officer 825 Naval Air Squadron, Royal Navy & Peter Prager, Head Of Training Operations (UK), AgustaWestland.
Sir Roy McNulty, Chairman of Gatwick Airport Limited will discuss some of the principal trends which have affected the industry in the UK over the past 40 years – technological, commercial, operational, environmental, regulatory and political.