Discussion Papers

A Discussion Paper is a vehicle for initiating debate throughout the aerospace community rather than stating a Society position. The paper will usually arise because one or more Specialist Groups sees a need to stimulate debate concerning a particular issue or problem.

Click on the links below to download copies of recent RAeS discussion papers.

CURRENT AND FUTURE MARITIME AIR POWER FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES: A NEW INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM?

THE CHINESE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY: A BACKGROUND PAPER

TOWARDS A UK AVIATION SKILLS PLAN

THE FUTURE OF UK DEFENCE AEROSPACE

FLYING THROUGH AN ERA OF VOLCANIC ASH

EASA NPA 2010-03: INTRODUCTION OF ACAS II SOFTWARE VERSION 7.1

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES: A NEW INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM?

AEROSPACE IN THE STRATEGIC DEFENCE REVIEW

THE IMPACT OF FLIGHT SIMULATION IN AEROSPACE

OPEN SKIES - OPEN MARKETS

THE NEED FOR DOMESTIC AIR SERVICES IN THE UK

RETURN TO THE MOON - A UK PERSPECTIVE

HELICOPTER SUPPORT TO MAJOR CIVIL CONTINGENCIES ON LAND IN THE UNITED KINGDOM