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Members offer: 20% off room hire for events at No.4 Hamilton Place in August 2014

The Royal Aeronautical Society is pleased to offer all members 20% off room hire costs for any event held at No. 4 Hamilton Place during August 2014.

Hazel Reed wins Baroness Platt of Writtle IEng award 2014

By Royal Aeronautical Society

Hazel Reed wins Baroness Platt of Writtle IEng award 2014

Squadron Leader Hazel Reed BSc(Hons) IEng AMRAeS RAF was yesterday announced as the recipient of the Baroness Platt of Writtle Award 2014, presented by the Worshipful Company of Engineers.

'Technology: Friend or Foe?' - Conference Report

By Conferences & Events

Is Technology our Friend or our Foe? That is what the Rotorcraft Specialist Group wanted to find out after recent helicopter incidents and accidents. The conference that was held on 3-4 July 2014, was a neutral ground in which the industry could gather to work out exactly what has caused this recent...

Farnborough Summer Reception

By Gail Ward

Farnborough Summer Reception

The Royal Aeronautical Society Farnborough Summer Reception took place on Tuesday 15th July at the elegant setting of No.4 Hamilton Place.

Farnborough Air Show Day 4 and Summary

Farnborough Air Show Day 4 and Summary

The AEROSPACE publications team report on the highlights, major news and themes to emerge from the fourth trade day of the 2014 Farnborough Air Show, held 14-20 July – and present a a summary and analysis.

International collaboration to help develop diverse, skilled leaders in aviation

By Royal Aeronautical Society

International collaboration to help develop diverse, skilled leaders in aviation

A Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Royal Aeronautical Society and the International Aviation Women Association will help retain and up-skill talent within the aviation industry.



  • 22 Jul
    Named Lecture

    Lanchester Named Lecture: Taranis and Beyond - Inspiring Aerodynamic Capability

    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.

  • 22 Jul

    Advanced Aero Concepts, Design and Operations

    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.

  • 29 Jul
    Branch Event

    Highlights of a Life in Aviation

    FAA Yeovilton Branch