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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

  • 3 Nov
    Conference

    Research Aircraft Operations

    This conference aims to bring together the global research aircraft operating community to share lessons and capabilities, as well as future plans for both campaigns and facility improvements. This conference is aimed at all participants in the planning, management and execution of airborne research programmes, both manned and unmanned, and both scientifically and aeronautically oriented.

  • 3 Nov
    Branch Event

    Apache Ops in Afghanistan

    Apache Ops in Afghanistan by Maj Simon Wilsey, OC 664 Sqn AAC

  • 5 Nov
    Named Lecture

    Brabazon Named Lecture 2014

    The new CEO of Heathrow, John Holland-Kaye, will deliver the 2014 Brabazon Lecture. The Brabazon Lecture is held in honour of Lord Brabazon of Tara. Born in London on 8 February 1884, J.T.C. Moore-Brabazon became one of British aviation's true pioneers and, in his political career played an important role in the planning of civil aviation for the years following WW2.

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