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Illusions of safety

Illusions of safety

Dr ROB HUNTER Head of Flight Safety, British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), comments on the rise and rise of safety management systems.

Obituary – Dr Leslie Johnston FRAeS

By Conferences and Events

Dr Leslie Johnston FRAeS, member of the RAeS Aerodynamics Specialist Group, died on 25 February 2014.

Director General of the European Space Agency to Give Lecture at the RAeS

By Conferences and Events

Jean-Jacques Dordain will give his lecture in the evening of 20 May 2015.

Britain decides - aerospace & aviation and the 2015 UK General Election

Britain decides - aerospace & aviation and the 2015 UK General Election

Prof KEITH HAYWARD FRAeS, looks at the forthcoming UK General Election and its impact on aerospace and aviation.

Report on the Aerospace Medicine Group's 2015 Symposium and Stewart Named Lecture

By Conferences and Events

Read the reports for the 'Aerospace Medicine Aspects of Sports and Recreational Flying' symposium and Stewart Named Lecture.

Does the emergence of more capable remotely-piloted platforms present an opportunity to the Weapons Systems & Technology community?

By Conferences and Events

Registration has now opened and the programme has just been released for the Weapon Systems and Technology Group conference in June.



  • 21 Apr
    Branch Event

    Risk Management in Aviation

    Cyprus Branch

  • 22 Apr
    Branch Event

    AGM & Lecture – A Rummage in the Attic

    Do you have an interesting aviation artefact with a story to tell? For the Derby Branch AGM, in April 2015, we would like to call for speakers from within the Branch membership to take part in a special "Rummage in the Attic" lecture. The format for the evening, after the AGM business, will consist of four short (10-15 min) presentations by volunteer speakers who will display an aviation artefact to the audience and give a description of the artefact's history and their personal link to it

  • 22 Apr
    Branch Event

    The Sabre Engine

    Hatfield Branch