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2 October 2015
On 18 September British astronaut Major Tim Peake took part in a video conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to answer questions from the children of Queen’s Park Primary School in West London on his forthcoming mission to the International Space Station. BILL READ reports.
21 September 2015
In the October 2015 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine: innovation in cabin design, the LRS-B stealth bomber decision and 100 years of Westland. Plus the usual news, comment, insight and Society business.
23 September 2015
RICHARD GEARING reports on the Science Museum’s latest exhibition – ‘Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age’.
18 September 2015
A lifesaving service for Londoners, the London Air Ambulance is seeking a second helicopter. HARRY LAWSON reports from the Royal London Hospital helipad on why the charity wants to increase its airborne medical fleet.
16 September 2015
TIM ROBINSON reports as Airbus launches a new industrial beachhead on US soil, with a single-aisle final-assembly line (FAL) facility in Mobile, Alabama.
11 September 2015
In 2016 a British-designed and developed superdrone is set to smash its own world endurance record by staying airborne for an incredible three months. TIM ROBINSON reports on the next evolution of the record-breaking Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr HAPS (high altitude pseudo satellite).
4 September 2015
New UAVs, precision manufacturing and tapping into growth in Asia-Pacific air travel were some of the themes at Taiwan’s premier aerospace show. TIM ROBINSON reports from the recent Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE)
28 August 2015
In the September 2015 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine: Assessing the F-35 in virtual combat, electric aircraft spark innovation & GA safety in the UK. Plus the usual news, comment, insight and Society business.
20 August 2015
After the cancellation of India's MMRCA (Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft) fighter contest - is it back to square one for the Indian Air Force? TIM ROBINSON comments.
12 August 2015
BILL READ reports on NASA’s plans to develop a flying wing which could eventually fly over the surface of Mars.
7 August 2015
DAVID DORMAN looks at how the BAe 146/Avro RJ regional airliner is getting a new lease of life as a converted waterbomber of choice.
24 July 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.
23 July 2015
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...
17 July 2015
TIM ROBINSON joins ex-Yateley School students as they fly in the RAeS/Boeing Schools Build-A-Plane microlight they built.
10 July 2015
TIM ROBINSON puts virtual F-35s into perhaps the most accurate non-classified high-fidelity simulation of a future air combat clash. Who comes out on top?
3D Printing & Digital Technology - the step changes in production productivity and design. Topics covering :
1. Current 3D printing to make patterns, tools and moulds.
2. Future 3D printing developments to make ceramic moulds and finished parts.
3. Design space opportunities.
4. CT based inspection of parts (DXR, metrology etc).
Defence Academy & Swindon Branch