Welcome to the RAeS Flight Operations Group

The Flight Operations Group represents the views and interests of those involved in all aspects of flight operations, and the committee includes commercial, private and glider pilots, flight engineers, air traffic controllers, cabin crew and managers.

The Group has a programme of visits to manufacturers, airfields and museums, and arranges conferences either alone or in conjunction with other specialist groups within the Society, or with other organisations such as The Honourable Company of Air Pilots.

The committee provides expertise to assist the Society in the formation of policies pertinent to flight operations.

In This Section

  • Events

    Details on forthcoming Flight Operations Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

  • Committee

    Meet the people who drive the RAeS Flight Operations Group’s activities

  • Contact Us

    Want to get in touch or join the RAeS Flight Operations Mailing List?

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NEWS AND EVENTS

  • 30 Sep
    Conference

    Detect and Avoid - Enabling Safe RPAS Operations Beyond Visual Line of Sight

    This workshop will bring RPAS civil, government and military operators, regulators, RPAS manufacturers and technology developers together to better understand and discuss the "detect and avoid" challenge.

  • 1 Oct
    Conference

    Education and Skills Conference 2014

    The need to attract, inspire, recruit and train new staff on a sustainable basis has long been recognised by the aviation and aerospace sectors. New opportunities and pathways are now becoming available that will enable the industry to start filling the “skills gap”. The Society's second annual Education and Skills Conference will look at how various organisations and industry partners are working together to address skills needs for the aerospace and aviation sector, from engaging with and trai

  • 1 Oct
    Named Lecture

    Cierva Named Lecture 2014

    The Cierva Lecture is named after Juan de la Cierva, FRAeS, an aeronautical engineer who pioneered rotary flight. In 1926 with the backing of the Weir brothers he formed the Cierva Autogiro Company and it was his development of rotor blade design and articulated rotor blades, which played a major role in the first successful helicopter in 1936.

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