Welcome to the RAeS Historical Group
The Historical Group exists to provide a focus within the RAeS for the study and discussion of aerospace history, and to contribute on behalf of the Society to wider activities in this field, both in the UK and internationally.
The Group organises lecture and discussion evenings at Hamilton Place - typically four or five per year. One-day conferences on specific subjects are also held occasionally
In This Section
Details on forthcoming RAeS Historical Conferences, Lectures & Seminars
Discover what other activities the Historical Group is involved in
Contact the RAeS Historical Group or sign up to its mailing list
NEWS AND EVENTS
Hamburg Branch Named Lecture.
Established to commemorate the memory of Gerhard Sedlmayr, a pioneering aviator who dedicated his life to improving safety equipment for aircraft. The company which he founded in Berlin in 1919 as "Autoflug - Spezialhaus für das Automobil- und Luftfahrtwesen, Gerhard Sedlmayr" is still today as Autoflug GmbH involved in the design and manufacture of safety equipment.
The Rotorcraft group will be holding this conference on 6th - 7th July 2016 and it look at the challenges and solutions of The Automated Rotorcraft. Registration is currently open.
To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Governor General of Australia and the RAeS Australian Division are hosting a reception at Admiralty House in Sydney.