The Blame Game: Vickers V.1000 the Ultimate Political Football

28 February 2017

Nuffield Sports Bar, RNAS Yeovilton


In this talk to the RAeS FAA Yeovilton Branch, Prof Keith Hayward FRAeS will discuss the Vickers V.100 and suggest it was the ultimate political football.

1800 for 1830 start

Speaker Details

Prof Keith Hayward FRAeS

Prof Keith Hayward FRAeSProfessor Keith Hayward is a consultant and writer on aerospace and aviation issues. He was formally Professor of International Relations at Staffordshire University, Head of Economic and Political Affairs at the UK aerospace trade association and until January2015, Head of Research at the RAeS in London.

Prof Hayward has been a consultant or advisor to several company and government departments, the latter including the UK Ministry of Defence and the Department of Business, Innovation and Science. He has also acted as an advisor to the UK House of Commons Trade and Industry Committee and the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment.  

He has taken part in two recent collaborative studies of the space industry on behalf of the Commission of the European Union and the European Space Agency. He is the author of several books and over 100 articles and chapters on aerospace and aviation issues.


Nuffield Sports Bar, RNAS Yeovilton

RNAS Yeovilton
BA22 8HT

The entrance to the Nuffield Bar car park is situated opposite the Fleet Air Arm Museum entrance.

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