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29 April 2016
mov has flown the first prototype of its medium Ka-62, a civil variant of its military Ka-60 helicopter.
In the May 2016 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine: Airship resurrection, Canadian industry report, and DENNIS MUILENBURG on the future of flight. Plus the usual news, comment, insight and Society business.
26 April 2016
What effect could Brexit have on the UK's business aviation sector? TIM ROBINSON reports from a recent press briefing where some potential consequences were outlined.
22 April 2016
By Bill Read FRAeS
As more and more drones take to the skies there are concerns that some operators are either unaware or choose to ignore the rules governing their use - particularly when flying them close to civil aircraft. BILL READ FRAeS looks at proposals to introduce drone user registration in the UK to reduce t...
18 April 2016
From The Last Man on the Moon to reusable rockets, inflatable habitats and interstellar nanocraft - 44 years after the humans left the Moon, TIM ROBINSON asks whether we are now on the cusp of a new era in spaceflight.
HOWARD WHEELDON FRAeS considers the Royal Air Forces' recently published conceptual component 'Thinking to Win'- designed to return the service to the forefront of air power strategy leadership.
12 April 2016
After HOTAS, HMDs, touchscreens and gesture control - is ‘thought control’ the final evolution of the human-machine interface for pilots? TIM ROBINSON talks to Honeywell Aerospace about its cutting edge research into neural technology.
8 April 2016
From WW1 lucky talismans to 'Let's Roll' on B-1s over Afghanistan - Harry Lawson presents a short history of aircraft nose art and looks at its rise in popularity up to its present day incarnations.
5 April 2016
Part 4 of the Society's history. The membership was falling – from 1,100 in 1919 to 800 in 1923. In this same year the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust donated £500 towards the purchase of rare books for the library. However, the general financial structure was becoming worse and, by 1925, with the mem...
30 March 2016
Canada is pioneering new uses of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for long-endurance military and civil survey missions, as well as pushing back the boundaries of autonomous operations. BILL READ reports
29 March 2016
In the April 2016 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine: Digital HMDs, RAeS Spaceport conference report, and TOM ENDERS on the future of flight. Plus the usual news, comment, insight and Society business.
As HAV's giant Airlander prepares for its UK maiden flight, TIM ROBINSON assesses whether airships are really back from the dead.
22 March 2016
BILL READ reports from Ottawa in Canada on a new facility which will simulate the passenger experience of using an airport and travelling by air without actually leaving the ground.
18 March 2016
TIM ROBINSON reviews Rowland White’s latest book on the developed and first flight of the Space Shuttle.
15 March 2016
RAeS Past-President, Bill Tyack, reports on the world's youngest aeronautical society - The Aeronautical Society of Mauritius.
For the Solent Branch's annual historical lecture we are delighted to welcome Captain Ian Whittle, who will be discussing the genesis and early development of the turbojet engine. The pivotal role of Ian's father, Sir Frank Whittle, in this field will of course be well known to many. Please join us for what will surely be a fascinating evening.
Defence Academy & Swindon Branch
Highland Branch lecture