Named Lectures

  • 9 Jul
    Named Lecture

    Amy Johnson Lecture 2015

    This lecture will be given by Carol Vorderman MBE and is being organised by the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Committee.

  • 15 Jul
    Named Lecture

    Gerhard Sedlmayr Lecture 2015.

    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.

  • 20 Oct
    Named Lecture

    Cierva Named Lecture 2015

    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.

  • 4 Nov
    Named Lecture

    Brabazon Named Lecture 2015

    The Brabazon Lecture is held in honour of Lord Brabazon of Tara. The 2015 Brabazon Lecture will be delivered by Etihad Airways CEO, James Hogan FRAeS.

  • 9 Dec
    Named Lecture

    2015 Wilbur and Orville Wright Named Lecture and Presentation of the RAeS Honours, Medals and Awards

    The Wilbur and Orville Wright Lecture was established to honour the successful and experienced mechanical engineers who completed the first successful controlled powered flight on 17 December 1903. The 2015 Lecture will be delivered by Nigel Whitehead FREng FRAeS CEng, Group Managing Director - Programmes and Support, BAE Systems plc.


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