The RAeS Yeovil Branch has published the Winter 2016/17 edition of its newsletter. This edition contains the following articles:

• 21st Penrose Lecture
• RAeS President's Visit
• RAF Apprentice Windows at RAF Halton
• Celebrating 150 Years of the RAeS and 90 Years of the Yeovil Branch with Cool Aeronautics
• An Interview with John Ponsonby – MD of Leonardo Helicopters in the UK
• Carbon Fibre Environmental Challenges

Download the Yeovil Branch Winter Newsletter.

The next Branch lecture will be a joint lecture with the IMechE on the subject of Robotic Cars by Tony Pipe, and will be held on Thursday 16 March.

The lecture will be held at the Yeovil site of Leonardo Helicopters (formerly AgustaWestland) in the Dallas Conference Room 1a/b. Refreshments are served at 18:00 with the lecture commencing at 18:30.

The dates, timings and location of the lectures are liable to change so please keep an eye on the Yeovil Branch webpages at and for emails with the latest lecture poster.

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Daniel Young ARAeS
1st March 2017