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The Branch was founded in 1944 as the Birmingham Branch, by an enthusiast named Albert Strawford, who was working at that time as an Inspector on the Spitfire production line at Castle Bromwich.
Founded as the Leeds Branch in 1927, the Branch owed its existence to the support given to it by the directors and technical staff of the Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co. Ltd., the headquarters of which were in Leeds.
First amongst equals: The Coventry Branch was the first to be formed under rules for the formation of Branches issued by Council in 1926.
The Cranwell Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society is centred on the RAF College Cranwell with branch meetings taking place on the evening of the first Monday of the month.
The Loughborough Branch was formed in the early 1960s by staff from what is now the Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering Department of Loughborough University on whose campus we still hold all our meetings.
The Nottingham Branch of the RAeS was formed in 2016. The inaugural lecture evening took place on the 16th March 2017.