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Below are recent events or news that we want to highlight to you, return again for updates.  If you have any information you think we should publicise here please contact us. More current news is also available on our Linkedin page.


2014 AMY JOHNSON DEBATE: WHAT WOULD AMY THINK?

 

 



WAAC held their first debate at the Farnborough Air Show on Thursday 17th July 2014. This successful event was open to all and over 80 people attended to listen and discuss the issues facing women today,  in honour of a pioneering woman of the past.  See more on our Amy Johnson Lecture


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The Royal Aeronautical Society’s Women in Aviation & Aerospace Committee (WAAC) was established in 2009 to encourage more youngwomen to consider aviation and aerospace as a worthwhile and exciting career. It also exists to provide support for women already working in all sectors of aviation and aerospace.

This website has been created to allow the WAAC to keep you informed and up to speed on all our activities and events.  Use the tab list on the left to visit our pages of information, press 'Women in Aviation' to return here.

Keep an eye on the Diary Dates page to make a note of upcoming events.  If you have an event you think might interest us please get in contact; details can be found on the Contact Us page.

To join the RAeS Women in Aviation and Aerospace Linkedin Group, please click on the link or e-mail waac@aerosociety.com


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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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