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A round-up of Society press coverage highlights and mentions from August 2016.

4 August - The Register (UK) - Perlan 2: The glider that will slip the surly bonds of Earth - and touch the edge of space

An Insight blog article written by Bill Read FRAeS, Deputy Editor of the Society's Aerospace magazine, is quoted.

8 August - 7DAYS (UAE) - Experts point to wind shear in Emirates incident

Capt. Pete Terry FRAeS provides insight from the pilot perspective on handling wind shear.

Also covered in: MSN (UAE)

8 August - The Telegraph (UK) - The future of travel, from villas beneath the sea to journeys into space

Tim Robinson, Editor-in-Chief of the Society's Aerospace magazine, provides his views on the future of the airline cabin.

Also covered in: Luxury Travel Advisor (USA)

15 August - The Times (UK) - Cover-up fears over Egypt air crash (Log-in/Subscription required)

The article mentions the Society and the Flight Operations Group's 'Smoke, Fire and Fumes in Transport Aircraft' paper from 2014.

Also covered in: The Australian (Australia)

20 August - Business Standard (India) - Indian aviation faces second safety audit in two years

Society Fellow Amit Sing is quoted.

Also covered in SRCH.com (US)

24 August - Talk Radio - Airlander 'Heavy Landing'

Simon Whalley, Society Head of Policy and Public Aiffairs, appeared on Talk Radio to discuss the Airlander's 'heavy landing' during its second test flight

28 August - Seeker.com (US) - Meet the next generation of aviation engineers

Video of what's involved in the Society's Schools 'Build-a-Plane' Challenge.

RAeS Policy and Public Affairs
31 August 2016