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

9 September - ADS Advance - RAeS 150th Anniversary celebrated in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Economy Minister congratulates the Society during keynote a address at an event to celebrate the 150th anniversary.

10 September - Get Hampshire - Discover history of Hampshire with FREE Heritage Open Day events

Mention of the National Aerospace Library's participation in Heritage Open Day

13 September - New York Times (USA) - As more devices board planes, travellers are playing with fire

Citation from the Society's Smoke, Fire and Fumes in Transport Aircraft paper in an article about a US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warning about the use of lithium battery-powered smartphones on aircraft.

Also covered in CNBC (USA), The Telegraph (India), MSN (Australia), Daily News (China), China News (China)CD News (Taiwan), TechNews (Taiwan), The Epoch Times (Hong Kong), Circuito Mato Grosso (Brazil), IT PROThe Central News Agency (Taiwan).

13 September - BBC Future - Would you fly in a pilotless airliner?

Society magazine Aerospace Editor-in-Chief Tim Robinson discusses the prospect of pilotless aircraft.

Also covered in Network World (USA)
15 September - The Stylist - Britain's most successful women on the career advice they wish they had aged 20

Society Past President Jenny Body OBE FRAeS offers some careers advice.

16 September - Gold News (Cyprus) - Royal Aeronautical Society celebrates 150 years

Coverage of the Society's Cyprus Branch public lecture on the possibilities of unmanned flight to celebrate the Society's 150th anniversary.

16 September - Airframer - e-Go aeroplanes is seeking a buyer

Mention of e-Go aeroplanes receiving the Society's Team Bronze medal earlier this year.

Also covered in New Atlas (Canada), Cambridge News Online, Cambridge Network, The Business Travel News.

23 September - PilotWeb - Gliding: how to challenge the elements

Mention of Society lectures.

23 September - Salisbury's Spire FM - Balloon Challenge set to test the talents of secondary school students

Advance piece on the Society's Balloon Challenge celebrating the 150th anniversary

26 September - Biggin Hill Today - Partners agree plans for aviation college at Biggin Hill Airport...but it might take a decade to open

Mention that the announcement was made at the Society's 150th anniversary international lecture.

Also covered in Bromley Borough News, Business Airport International, Blue Sky.

27 September - South West Business - Airbus chief says innovation is key to nurturing skills among next generation

Mention of the Society's careers and skills activities to improve the diversity of the aerospace industry and grow opportunities for women.

29 September - China Daily (USA) - British International School in Washington encourages students to build planes

Mention of the Society's Schools 'Build-a-Plane' Challenge

RAeS Policy and Public Affairs
30 September 2016