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SDSR 2015 - more questions than answers?

SDSR 2015 - more questions than answers?

IAIN McNICOLL, Chair of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Air Power Group, comments on the publication of the Government’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015.

4 Hours Door to Door by 2050 - Achievable?

The Air Transport Group will be holding a 2 day conference on 23rd-24th February 2016. Click here to find out more.

Additional Keynote speaker announced for Human Spaceflight conference next week!

By Conferences & Events

Join European Space Agency Astronaut Jean-Francois Clervoy to discuss the UK Space Agency’s new human spaceflight policy.

Quadcopter and Solar Powered aircraft challenges to inspire the next generation

By RaeS Careers

The RAeS has been delighted to support two new initiatives to support new talent into engineering - Raytheon's Quadcopter Challenge and the RSA Solar Air Challenge.

Upgrade Your Membership or Professional Registration Ready for the New Year

By Membership

Are you ready to upgrade your membership or professional registration? If so there is still time to get your application in before the next deadline, 8 December.

RAeS Cool Aeronautics @ Aerozone Stansted

By RAeS Careers

RAeS Cool Aeronautics @ Aerozone Stansted

For the first time, the Royal Aeronautical Society’s primary school outreach programme, Cool Aeronautics, has arrived at Stansted Airport.



  • 26 Nov
    Branch Event

    The e-Go Story

    The development of a remarkably light single seat Wankel engined aircraft at the cutting edge of design and material innovation.The lecture covers the development of a remarkably light single seat wankel engined aircraft at the cutting edge of design and material innovation.

  • 26 Nov
    Branch Event

    Airfix Models

    Christchurch Branch

  • 30 Nov
    HQ Lecture

    Young Persons' Lecture & Awards Evening

    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.