In the May 2016 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine: Airship resurrection, Canadian industry report, and DENNIS MUILENBURG on the future of flight. Plus the usual news, comment, insight and Society business.



Radome – Intelligence/Analysis/Comment - A digest of the top aviation, aerospace and space news from the previous month.

Antenna - Commentator Howard Wheeldon asks whether the RAF''s new 'Thinking to Win' initiative will enable it to recapture air power thought leadership.

Transmissions - Your letters, emails, tweets and feedback.

Airship resurrection - TIM ROBINSON reports from Cardington as Hybrid Air Vehicles' Airlander counts down to first flight.

Advancing the art of flight - 100 years after Boeing was formed, Chief Executive DENNIS MUILENURG explains how the next 100 years reply on inspiring future generations. 

The future of .... GA A look at how new technologies coming to GA and business aviation could see a revolution in private aviation. 

Innovation for a shared future - Report from the Montreal Branch as NASA Adminstrator Charlie Bolden gives the 12th Annual Assad Kotaite Lecture.

Northern powerhouse – BILL READ reports on how the Canadian aerospace industry is using the country's unique geography and climate to its advantage. 

Fixing heavy metal - MARTIN CARTLEDGE reports on MRO and training specialists Cardiff Aviation run by Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson.    

A grey charter area - RICHARD MUMFORD, Chairman of the Baltic Air Charter Association examines the illegal charter market.  


  • President and Chief Executive’s Message
  • Book Reviews
  • Library additions
  • Cambridge Branch Lectures
  • Obituaries
  • Society history Part 5 – WW2
  • Diary
  • Corporate Partners
  • RAeS Elections


The last word - Professor Keith Hayward on the implications of Brexit on aviation and aersopace.


AEROSPACE is the flagship monthly publication of the Royal Aeronautical Society and is free to all members as part of their membership. It is written for aerospace professionals by aerospace professionals. Inaugurated in June 2013 and replacing the two earlier members' monthly magazines, Aerospace International and The Aerospace Professional, AEROSPACE is features-led, agenda-setting, global in outlook, dynamic and forward looking. Each issue contains news and analysis as well as Society news and events, book reviews and news of members. Letters and feedback are positively encouraged.

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