Amy Johnson Lecture 2016

14 July 2016

Farnbrough International Airshow


Amy Johnson CBE was a pioneering English aviator who became the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia in 1930 and broke a string of aviation records between 1930 and 1936. To celebrate Amy Johnson in this special anniversary year we will debate the role of women in the aviation and aerospace industry. Why are we still celebrating the firsts when we should be celebrating the one hundred and first’s? Would Amy be surprised at the speed of progress?

Join us on Thursday 14th July at the Farnborough International Airshow in the media centre for industry networking followed by a panel debate with senior female experts in the industry.

Come and have your say!


   - Sarah Cruddas, Space Journalist and Broadcaster

Confirmed Panellists Speakers:

     -Mary McLeod, Special Adviser, Secretary of State for Scotland

     -Sarah Minett, Managing Director, Rockwell Collins UK Ltd

     -Dawn Ohlson, UK Director of Systems, Thales

     -Lauren Richardson, Aerobatic Pilot

     -Sue Partridge, Programme Manager, HO A330neo development 

     -Charles Champion, Airbus

     - Sarah Maskall, RAF Diversity

All RAeS Lectures are free to attend and we welcome both Members and Non Members. To RSVP, click the Register button under Key Details, Log in to your profile or create a user account.

** Please note that you will need to be in possession of a Farnborough Air Show ticket to get into the event



Farnbrough International Airshow