The world's only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science and engineering of aeronautics, the Society has been at the forefront of aerospace ever since.

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

  • 7 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    The Vickers Wellington

    This lecture will be delivered by Dr Steve Bond, who will be talking about the Vickers Wellington, the only RAF bomber to serve in its original role from the first day of the European war to the last, and to serve as such in every theatre of World War II in a wide variety of roles.

  • 7 Sep
    Branch Event

    RAF Air-to-Air Missiles- The First 30 Years

    Covers the 50s period when Fireflash was developed, together with Aberporth Range & LLanbedr airfield, goes in the 60s period with Lightning )Firestreak & Red Top), then to Phantom (Sparrow III & Sidewinder) (70s) and finishes with Skyflash (Tornado ADV)(80s). Also firing AAMs against Jindivik in Aberporth Range operating from Valley, and high-level firings against Stilletto high-speed tgts.

  • 10 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    Flight Test Lecture

    This lecture will be organised by the Flight Test Group. Further details will be available shortly.

  • 14 Sep
    Branch Event

    Schoolboy to Station Commander

    Prestwick Branch Lecture. Speaker - Group Captain Jock Heron. The story of a 33 year career in the RAF and 11 years with Rolls Royce. Subsequently Jock has been involved in aviation heritage.

  • 15 Sep
    Corporate Partner Event

    Corporate Partner Briefing by Michael P Huerta, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

    An update by the FAA Administrator on US aviation strategic goals and transatlantic partnerships.

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