Navyator: An Albert Ball VC Memorial Lecture

25 May 2017

Nottingham Branch



Presented by the Institute for Aerospace Technology in association with the Royal Aeronautical Society

The focus is on people in aviation, what made them choose their career path and how we can promote the aviation industry to those making choices for the future.

Free to attend, but registration is required. Please click "Book Now" below. 

Speaker Details

Paul Heathcote FRAeS CFS

Since leaving school in Nottingham at 18, Paul has enjoyed a varied and interesting career in aviation. Initially as a helicopter pilot with the Navy’s fleet air arm, seeing active service in the Falklands and Gulf conflicts he was a Qualified Helicopter Instructor on the Sea King Commando MK 4. Overseeing the operational flying training of pilots and also trained by the SAS as a combat survival instructor.

Since leaving the Navy, Paul has held training and management positions in helicopter operations and airlines. He is a member of an Environment Agency Flood and Coastal committee and helps in leading the University of Nottingham to encourage the next generation of aerospace engineers.

Paul has a lively mind and delivery style, he hopes the anecdotes of his journey, so far, will resonate, motivate and entertain those present.


Nottingham Branch

B60, Keighton Auditorium

University Park Campus

University of Nottingham