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Toulouse Branch - Lecture - Speaker to be confirmed
The Royal Aeronautical Society's annual careers awareness and information event, the Ballantyne, is aimed at 14-18 year-olds and is open to youth groups, school groups and individual guests and has become an important fixture in the aerospace calendar, providing inspirational careers information and advice and a chance to hear from early careers and experienced professionals about career opportunities and pathways in aerospace and aviation.
Christchurch Branch AGM and Special Lecture
NOTE: This is a venue change from the previous Llantrisant location.
This Aerodynamics Group Lecture will highlight the findings from a survey paper on railway train aerodynamics by Prof. Chris Baker of Birmingham University.
Established in 1963, this Named Lecture is run alternately with Cranfield. It honours Sir Frederick Handley Page CBE, HonFRAeS, in recognition of his many contributions to aviation, and in particular to safety and reliability in air transportation. After WW2 he was instrumental in setting up the College of Aeronautics at Cranfield, where he was a Governor up to the time of his death.
FAA Yeovilton Branch
The ESC invites interested parties to join a special seminar at RAeS HQ on Wednesday 30 April 2014 which will see the launch of the committee’s new Work Programme.
At the RAeS inaugural Education and Skills Conference there was a wide recognition of the shortage, both current and forecast, of sufficient personnel with the right skills, and of the need to build more effective links between the education sector (universities, colleges, and schools) and the aviation and aerospace industries. Th
The General Aviation Lecture will be held on 6th May 2014 by Roger 'Dodge' Bailey, Chief Pilot of The Shuttleworth Collection. He will discuss how the collection prepares modern pilots to fly it's aeroplanes.
Dr Thomas Enders will give the 50th Sir Henry Royce lecture. Refreshments will be available from 5pm with the lecture starting at 6pm. Please arrive early as capacity is limited.
Practical Rocket Engineering: Taking a Hobby to the Extreme by Dr. Russ Strand and RAeS Stevenage Branch AGM
Branch Lecture: The SABRE dual cycle rocket engine and its applications
This lecture will be given by Dr Ellen Stofan, Chief Scientist and Jim Adams, Deputy Technologist at NASA, and will explore the future of human space exploration.
Selection of first flight films inc Canberra, P1, TSR2, MRCA, Hawk & EFA
AGM followed by lecture (subject to be announced).
AGM at 6:15 pm followed by:
QUEEN ELIZABETH - The UK’s Super Carrier
The transformation from engineering project to operational ship
This conference looks to address the concern that Europe has insufficient capability to prove future Weapon Systems.
Toulouse Branch - History of Martin-Baker Ejection Seats given by Steve ROBERTS of Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Ltd, held at Airbus SAS/HQ 3km from Toulouse airport.
Lecture given by Tony Edwards BSc MBA CEng FRAeS – Gloucester and Cheltenham Branch
Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk in which
Mr Roger Smith, curator at Stow Maries Aerodrome, the only surviving World War I aerodrome which is being refurbished and has been opened as a museum will talk about Britain's Air Defences in World War I.
The Royal Aeronautical Society Annual Banquet is a key social and networking event attracting over 500 guests drawn from all sectors of the aerospace community.
The aim of this flight simulation conference is to discuss the challenges associated with keeping flight simulators current and capable from both a concurrency and technological aspect. This applies to military and civil flight simulators across the fixed wing and rotary wing communities and includes full flight simulators as well as lower level devices.
The Edwin a Link Lecture was established in 2007 to honour Edwin a Link, the distinguished pioneer of synthetic training.
Save the date for this Historical Lecture and more information will be available soon. All RAeS lectures are free to attend and we welcome both Members and Non-members.
Remotely pilot aircraft are still not yet a feature of everyday life however the numbers in use is growing rapidly and the range of operations that they support is increasing. This conference will provide an essential understanding of the factors which are supporting the proliferation of civil use as well as providing clear insights into the regulatory and other constraints in place to ensure public safety and privacy.
A perspective from BALPA on managing the future pilot shortage.
History of the Hawk (1st flight 40th anniversary)
This lecture is being organised by the Space Specialist Group.
Branch lecture: Unmanned Kmax Lift and Shift in the battlefield
An enjoyable day out for golfers of all levels, the Royal Aeronautical Society Golf Day is ideal for networking in a relaxed and informal setting.
Book launch of "From Lysander to Lightning: Teddy Petter, Aircraft Designer" to be hosted by the Yeovil Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Autonomous Unmanned Air Systems in Civil Airspace
Toulouse Branch - Informal Annual Dinner held at Chateau de Larroque 40 km West of Toulouse airport - www.ChateauLarroque.fr
A perspective on the new DE&S entity, implementation plans and how industry might be affected.
Inaugural Gerhard Sedlmayr Lecture to honour the achievements of this German aviation pioneer (1891-1952). He dedicated his life to the design and manufacture of aircraft safety equipmant -
By July 2015 all EU traders must sign up to consumer ADR systems to handle consumer complaints. A pan-EU framework of consumer ADR entities is being created. There are major implications for all business sectors over choice and design of new frameworks, and ADR entities and ombudsmen.
The Air Law Annual Summer Reception will take place on Wednesday 2nd July 2014. Tickets cost £30.00 + VAT.
This conference will focus on automation in modern complex helicopters engaged in offshore operations world-wide, and the underlying design, operational and training issues. The Royal Aeronautical Society, as an independent body with a wide spectrum of aeronautical disciplines is uniquely placed to bring interested parties together to discuss and influence ways in which helicopter design, operation and training can be further improved to increase operational effectiveness, while raising the bar
This RAeS Named Lecture was established in 1990 to honour Sir Thomas Sopwith CBE, Hon FRAeS. In the years prior to World War I, Sopwith became England’s premier aviator and established the first authoritative test pilot school in the world. He also founded England’s first major flight school. Between 1912 and 1920 Sopwith’s Company produced over 16,000 aircraft of 60 types.
A popular and glamorous reception at the Society's outstanding Mayfair venue taking place during the Farnborough Air Show week. Please note, attendance at this event is strictly by invitation.
The 2014 Royal Aeronautical Society Biennial Applied Aerodynamics Research Conference will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of aspects of the advanced aero concepts, design and operations, covering both the research and the applications.
The Lanchester Lecture was set up to honour Frederick William Lanchester, HonFRAeS, Britain’s first great aerodynamicist. He is best known for designing and building the first British petrol driven four wheeled motor car (in 1895) and for his work on the theory of fl ight and design of aircraft. Lanchester’s work on stability was fundamental to aviation and he formulated the first comprehensive theory of lift and drag.
The European Rotorcraft Forum (ERF) is one of the premier events in the rotorcraft
community’s calendar, bringing together manufacturers, research centres, academia,
operators and regulatory agencies to discuss advances in research, development, design,
manufacturing, testing and operation of rotorcraft.
The 2014 Conference on Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 September at the Society’s Headquarters in London will examine the work undertaken by the International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC) and seek to determine what further work is required and under what auspices it should be conducted
In this Briefing Air Marshal Garwood will talk about developments in UK military air safety and regulation.
The 4th Aircraft Structural Design Conference is hosted by Queen’s University Belfast which is internationally recognised as a leading university devoted to teaching and research in engineering with particular expertise in aeronautical engineering. Please visit www.aerosociety.com for more information on the venue and host city.
Those in the space sector have seen significant change, and the pace of change will continue to require flexibility and breadth of vision. The Conference will examine future opportunities and challenges, novel and contentious solutions, and the potential benefits of pushing the boundaries further.
This lecture is being organised by the Aerospace Medicine Group.
A perspective from Sir Peter Luff MP on industry and SDSR 2015.
The Annual Greener by Design Conference will bring together the people that shape the aviation industry and the environmental agenda, both in the UK and abroad, to share their perspectives and visions, showcase technological developments and debate contentious issues and possible solutions.
This conference aims to explore the current and future capabilities of platforms and weapon systems. This event is classified and open to UK nationals only.
This conference aims to bring together the global research aircraft operating community to share lessons and capabilities, as well as future plans for both campaigns and facility improvements. This conference is aimed at all participants in the planning, management and execution of airborne research programmes, both manned and unmanned, and both scientifically and aeronautically oriented.
The Young Persons' Annual Conference is a great opportunity to learn from, network and engage with your peers across the industry.
More details will be available shortly.
The conference will address the recent significant advances in the capability and use of lower level (than Level D FFS) Flight Simulation Training Devices across the civil, military, fixed and rotary wing training communities.
This Named Lecture honours Major Kenneth Beaumont CBE, DSO, MA (Oxon), AFRAeS. Beaumont was the UK’s most prominent name in air law in his age, after starting as technical advisor to Imperial Airways in the mid-1920s. For many years his firm, Beaumont and Son, was one of the leading aviation practices in the world. He was also a founding editor of Shawcross and Beaumont on Air Law, which was first published in 1945 and remains the leading textbook to this day.
More information will be published for this conference shortly.
Details of this year's Air Transport conference will be published nearer the time. Please check back for further information.
This Air Transport Debate will follow the same theme as the Annual Air Transport Conference.
A briefing on the outlook for the British Economy.
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