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UKSEDS release interview conducted during the ESA Director General's lecture at the Society

By Conferences and Events

Find out what advice the Director General of the European Space Agency offered to the 'UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space' when they interviewed him.

Per Lindstrand to be Guest Speaker at RAeS 2016 Gala Banquet

By Gail Ward

Per Lindstrand to be Guest Speaker at RAeS 2016 Gala Banquet

The Society is delighted to announce that the renowned aeronautical engineer, pilot and pioneer/adventurer, Per Lindstrand, will attend the RAeS 2016 Gala Banquet as the guest speaker.

In the latest AEROSPACE magazine - August 2015

In the latest AEROSPACE magazine - August 2015

In the August 2015 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine: Design analysis for a clean-sheet jet trainer, aerospace and Big Data & BAe 146s go into action as waterbombers. Plus the usual news, comment, insight and Society business.

Electric aircraft sparks imagination

Electric aircraft sparks imagination

Recent high-profile record-breaking attempts, including the Solar Impulse 2 round the world flight and the Airbus E-Fan cross-Channel flight, have inspired public interest in the potential of electrically-powered aircraft. BILL READ looks at how the electric aircraft concept is moving from technolog...

Merchandise - Our Top 3!

By Conferences and Events

Find out what our three best selling merchandise items are and what we have planned for the future.

Careers and SBAP team to exhibit at the Amy Johnson Memorial Air Show

By Careers and SBAP Team

On August 15th 2015, the RAeS Careers team will join the Schools Build-a-Plane team at the Amy Johnson Memorial Airshow at Herne Bay.



  • 19 Aug
    Branch Event

    Concorde Captain

    Highland Branch

  • 7 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    The Vickers Wellington

    This lecture will be delivered by Dr Steve Bond, who will be talking about the Vickers Wellington, the only RAF bomber to serve in its original role from the first day of the European war to the last, and to serve as such in every theatre of World War II in a wide variety of roles.

  • 7 Sep
    Branch Event

    RAF Air-to-Air Missiles- The First 30 Years

    Covers the 50s period when Fireflash was developed, together with Aberporth Range & LLanbedr airfield, goes in the 60s period with Lightning )Firestreak & Red Top), then to Phantom (Sparrow III & Sidewinder) (70s) and finishes with Skyflash (Tornado ADV)(80s). Also firing AAMs against Jindivik in Aberporth Range operating from Valley, and high-level firings against Stilletto high-speed tgts.