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The 2015 Young Persons' Lecture will be delivered by Dr Gemma Attrill, Principal Scientist, Support to Operations and National Security Team, dstl. She will outline what space weather is and why we should care about it.
This conference will provide an opportunity to respond to the publication of a UK Government policy paper on human spaceflight ahead of Briton Tim Peake going into space in December.
By Mat Potulski (Managing Director, HHA Ltd)
The lecture will provide an overview of HHA’s business activities, platforms operated and the regulatory environment applicable to the operation of Fast Jets on the Military Register.
Contact: Daryl Hayler
The issues of addressing skills needs for the aerospace, defence, aviation and space industry remain pertinent. A number of positive outcomes are being achieved by organisations in the UK and beyond. The Society's third Education and Skills Conference will showcase some of the most successful and examine what barriers still remain to achieving the right skills for the industry and how these can be overcome.
Practical Rocket Engineering: Taking a Hobby to the Extreme
'100 YEARS OF ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION '
Defence Academy & Swindon Branch
The presentation will offer a brief background of the RAF's Reaper programme. In addition, Andy will discuss the operations of 39 Squadron whilst outlining the challengers faced by being on constant operations in Afghanistan with the "cockpit " being located on the west coast of the USA. Andy will also discuss the training and manning issues which posed the unique challenges during the introduction of the RAF's first weaponised UAV capability. Throughout the presentation, Andy will develop the t
Bay of Plenty Branch, New Zealand
A study into the ethics associated with 'unmanned aircraft' operations - more commonly know as 'drones'.
Farnborough Branch Green Lecture
In this lecture, Nigel Whitehead, Group Managing Director - Programmes and Support, BAE Systems plc, will provide a strategic perspective on the UK military air sector.
Chester Branch Lecture. This lecture focuses on both the history and the current development processes behind the nation's favourite kits, discussing modern methods, such as 3D scanning, used to ensure perfect replicas.
Simon Owen is Hornby Hobbies' lead researcher, overseeing all the research work for Airfix and the company's other famous brands.
Non-branch members are welcome. Please contact the Branch Secretary prior to the lecture.
Prestwick Branch Lecture. Speaker - Paul Catanach. Memories of Australian Bush Flying.
Toulouse Branch Lecture - “The Fathers of the Turbojet Engine” by Wolfgang BRIX & Ian WHITTLE.
Wolfgang Brix an engine expert working for VFW-Fokker now called Airbus Deutschland will describe turbojet development in Germany - Ian WHITTLE, the son of Sir Frank Whittle will give first hand knowledge of his father's work to create the first jet engine in the UK.
e-Go Test Pilot Keith Dennison describes how he went about testing this innovative brand new design by Giotto Castelli. He will discuss the problems encountered and the subsequent corrective design actions taken to resolve them.
Warton Flight Operations in the 1970s
Palmair started its operations from Bournemouth with a flight to Palma in 1958 and went on to be a highly rated airline, winning many accolades for its service, despite its small size.
Wellington Branch, New Zealand
Sir Peter Masefield Lecture & Free Buffet organised by the RAeS Gatwick Branch
This is the Sir Peter Masefield Lecture & Free Buffet
The year 2016 marks the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Defence Academy & Swindon Branch
The black tie debate will be the opening event in the Royal Aeronautical Society's 150th Anniversary celebrations.
The Black Tie Debate will be the opening event in the Royal Aeronautical Society's 150th anniversary celebrations. We are grateful for the support of Thales.
Contact: John Sedgley
Air Cdre Bill Tyack, RAeS Past President
Bill Tyack, RAeS Past President will give this RAeS Bedford branch 150th anniversary lecture.
A briefing on challenges and opportunities within the UK defence and security export markets.
Prestwick Branch Lecture. Speaker - Martin Payne. The presentation will cover the test programme for the A400M with emphasis on the design and structural testing of the A400M FTB modification.
‘Flying for Life “
Lecture by Peter de Bourcier FRAeS. of the Mission of Aviation Fellowship.
Progressing from 1950 when flying operations began in Sudan, with former Service Pilots using a de Havilland Dragon Rapide, MAF now operates around 135 aircraft, typically turboprop including Quest Kodiaks (a new type developed especially for this kind of work) with unorthodox procedures and devices like the circling bucket drop and the rake brake.
MAF operates in around 25 countries, supporti
Toulouse Branch 24th Annual Gordon Corps Lecture - Subject & Speaker on Theme of Flight Test to be advised
Subject & speaker on theme of flight test to be advised.
Farnborough Branch Lecture
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Start of Successful Supersonic Passenger Services ….. and a look at the Future of ‘Time Travel’.
The Society will mark this occasion by hosting an evening lecture followed by a drinks reception on Wednesday 20 January.
Howard and Afandi describe the detailed aerodynamic and structural development of the glider through the ages.
How to Investigate an Air Accident
The Air Law Group will be holding a seminar entitled ' The Contractual Allocation of Risk' which will be followed by a Networking Reception.
Registration is now open.
This one day conference aims to broaden awareness of the opportunities and challenges associated with the establishment of a spaceport in the UK.
The e-Go aircraft is going through the final stages of testing. It is an unusual single-seat aircraft - a canard with an exceptionally light, strong structure, efficient aerodynamics, Wankel engine and state-of-the-art avionics.
A key aim of the design was to ensure that the aircraft can be flown safely by even inexperienced PPL pilots while retaining some pizzazz in the handling.
Keith Dennison, Chief Test Pilot, will relate the testing story that started in August 2013, illustrating ho
Sir Arthur Marshall Lecture
Future Propulsion Technology - Meeting the Challenges of Flightpath 2050
Prestwick Branch Lecture. Speaker - David Stewart. The design and development of the Airlander, the largest , most innovative and greenest aircraft in the world.
The University of Lincoln research project in Autonomous Vehicles. (Whittle Lecture with local IMechE and IET participation.)
Bernard Chan, Lockheed Martin
Chester Branch Lecture
The Hybrid Air Vehicles Airlander Project
Toulouse Branch Lecture - Rolls-Royce Mini-Lecture Competition and Speaker from Rolls-Royce.
The General Aviation Group will be holding a lecture on 16th February 2016
Branch Templer Lecture
Bob will talk to us in on the Development of Landing gear Concepts (how do you catch 600 tonnes at 380km/h?)
This lecture organised by the Flight Test Group will focus on the Chinook Mk6 and will be given by the Boeing company. More details will follow shortly.
The Vulcan B.Mk 2 from a Different Angle
Naval and World War II historians consider the Lake Michigan Carrier Qualification program to be a key event leading to victory in the Pacific. HEROES ON DECK is a story that needs to be told now, by the brave men who were actually there.
Join us for this exclusive showing of the documentary 'Heroes on Deck' before it has it's national premier in the U.S on Memorial Weekend. May 2016.
The 2016 Air Transport Conference will take place on 23rd and 24th February. Registration is now open.
A briefing on Royal Navy carrier strike in the 21st Century.
The Defence Academy & Swindon Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society invites you to the Annual Sir George Greenhill Lecture, to be given by the Chief of the Air Staff, Sir Andrew Pulford. This event forms part of the celebrations to mark the Royal Aeronautical Society's 150th anniversary and the Defence Academy & Swindon Branch's 60th anniversary.
Defence Academy and Swindon Branch
Joint Lecture with the East Midlands Branch of the RIN (Anderson Memorial Lecture).
The theme for the 2016 Aerospace Medicine Symposium will be 'Infectious diseases, air and space travel'.
The Stewart Lecture was established in 1969 to honour the life and work of Air Vice Marshal W K Stewart CB CBE AFC BSc MB ChB MRCP, who joined the staff of the RAF Physiology Laboratory in 1940 and commanded the RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine (which the RAF Physiological Laboratory became) from 1947 until his death in 1967.
To be confirmed.
East Surrey College - Redhill Surrey tel 01737 772611
Doogie Hunter CE ARA.
Chester Branch. The Vernon Clarkson Lecture.
This half day workshop is being organised by the Structures & Materials Group.
Prestwick Branch Named Lecture - David Fowler McIntyre. Speaker - Eric Moody. The story of the “Jakarta incident” on 24 th June 1982 told by the captain of the flight.
Toulouse Branch Lecture - Subject and Speaker to be advised
Branch joint event with IMechE and University of Surrey
The J D North Lecture - subject TBA
The UK is one of the world's leading financial centres. It is also recognized as home to one of a handful of the world's top aerospace industries. How do the two sectors interact and how will the continuing internationalisation of the aerospace supply chain affect financing in future?
Cambridge Branch Event
Prestwick Branch AGM and Lecture. Speaker - to be advised. The story behind Scotland’s only charity air ambulance.
The lecture will cover the regulatory changes that have been adopted within the newly established General Aviation Unit and new challenges that are to be incorporated. The Unit is the demonstration of the CAA's determination to being a better regulator, reducing and improving our regulation of this key part of aviation in the UK.
The creation of a dedicated GA Unit within the CAA emerged from the Government's Red Tape Challenge in 2013, which explored ways to reduce the regulatory burden o
Iain Gray, Aerospace Technology Institute
A briefing on plans for airspace improvements and the expected impact of these changes on environmental and operational efficiency.
The Design of Small Rocket Engines
This conference will bring the latest thinking together regarding both incident risk mitigation and fostering and supporting pilot mental health & wellbeing for current and future operations.
Chester Branch Lectures
The Honourable Company of Air Pilots, formerly the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators (GAPAN)
Toulouse Branch Lecture - 9th Annual ADS Lecture - Subject and Speaker to be advised
The Annual Ann Welch Lecture will be held in London on 17th May 2016.
More details will follow at a later date.
Branch Lecture, commencing 19.30
preceded by Branch AGM, commencing 19.00
East Anglian Branches Innovation Expo
Further details to follow.
A gala banquet in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Royal Aeronautical Society
A Gala Banquet in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
A Life in Aviation
(Note: The lecture is preceded by the Branch AGM at 18:15)
Details of this one-day conference organisedby the Propulsion Group will be available shortly. Please re-vist this page at a later date.
Flight Simulation Conference June 2016
A briefing on 'third off-set strategy' thinking in an air context.
Paris Branch Named Lecture
The Challenger Space Shuttle Accident - An account of the 1986 accident and the culture within NASA that contributed to it.
Annual Informal Dinner - Château de Larroque, Gimont, 45 km West of Toulouse. www.ChateauLarroque.fr. 3 course dinner for 45 euro including wine. Tickets paid at the door are entered into a raffle/tombola.
The Air Law Group will be holding a lecture on 28th June 2016. This wll be followed by the Air Law Summer Reception.
More details will follow at a later date.
The Air Law Summer Reception 2016 will take place on 28 June 2016 at 7pm.
An enjoyable day out for golfers of all levels, the Royal Aeronautical Society Aerospace Golf Day is ideal for networking in a relaxed and informal setting.
Save the Date: The Rotorcraft group will be holding this conference on 27th-28th July 2016 and it will be the second in the series of 'Automation & Offshore Operations' conferences held by the group.
A social highlight of the Farnborough Air Show week, this reception will be held at the Society's outstanding Mayfair venue where guests will be hosted on the terrace overlooking Park Lane and Hyde Park.
The Royal Aeronautical Society’s 2016 Applied Aerodynamics conference will be held the week after the Farnborough International Air Show and follows on from a number of successful events in this series which take place biennally.
The Royal Aeronautical Society’s 5th Aircraft Structural Design Conference, undertaken with the support of the Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), will address the challenges facing the designers of the next generation aircraft.
This two-day conference will place focus on both local and global environmental challenges and solutions faced by the aviation industry.
Supporting Life-Cycle Engineering through Design and Development, Test and Certification and Operations.
Oxford Branch Lecture
Flight Simulation Conference November 2016
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