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Membership/Registration Applications Closing Date - 5 August 2014

By Margaret Breugelmans

The next closing date to apply for membership of the Royal Aeronautical Society and registration with the Engineering Council is Tuesday 5 August 2014.

August 1914 - the RFC goes to war

August 1914 - the RFC goes to war

100 years ago this month, the Royal Flying Corps crossed over the Channel to France at the beginning of the Great War. Captain DAVID ROWLAND FRIN FRAeS describes what happened.

RAeS responds to Davies Commission

By Royal Aeronautical Society

RAeS responds to Davies Commission

The Royal Aeronautical Society has responded to Consultation 6 of the Davies Airports Commission on UK existing airport capacity.

UK-SPEC - Revised Competences for Registration

By Margaret Breugelmans

Changes to the competence requirements for Chartered (CEng) and Incorporated (IEng) Engineers and Engineering Technicians (EngTech) were published by the Engineering Council in January 2014 in its document UK-SPEC (3rd edition).

Defending airliners against missiles

Defending airliners against missiles

The tragic loss of Malaysia Airlines MH17 has highlighted the dangers of surface-to-air missiles to commercial air transport. Can anything be done to protect them? TIM ROBINSON reports.

New aerospace and aviation careers leaflet & poster from the RAeS

By RAeS Careers

Contact the Careers and Education department for our new careers leaflet providing an introduction to careers in aerospace and aviation and which cleverly doubles as a poster!