Was the legendary and courageous 1943 RAF Dambusters Raid a ‘strategic success or a conjuring trick’? The RAeS Air Power Group provides a report on a recent academic debate on the effectiveness of Operation CHASTISE.
As teams from Boeing fan out across the globe to get grounded Dreamliners back into the air will this battery fix be enough to restore the fortunes of the 787? Analysis
On 12 April the Royal Aeronautical Society and Boeing held a celebration event at Farnborough Airport to mark the first flight of the Schools Build A Plane project – a pioneering aerospace STEM intiative. VIDEO interview with young people involved & test pilot.
On 29 November 2012, Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International (ACI), delivered the ninth annual RAeS Montreal Branch Assad Kotaite lecture at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal. A report on the lecture.
A report on a recent conference on the on-going debate over airport capacity in the Southeast of England.
Space in 2013 – an overview of government and scientific spaceflight highlights to look out for this year.
A series of highly public problems, including a global grounding, has stricken Boeing’s flagship 787 Dreamliner. Is this simply teething troubles or indications of deeper flaws? Analysis.
Aerospace International Editor TIM ROBINSON felt ‘the need.. the need for speed’ on the final trade day of Farnborough Air Show this summer, with a demonstration flight in a Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet from the US Navy.
Britain’s greatest test pilot, aviation record holder and former RAeS President Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown gives his tribute to astronaut Neil Armstrong ‘a kindred spririt’, who passed away earlier this year.
What do you get when you put several passionate exponents of women in engineering, side-by-side, with a brief to recommend how Government can improve diversity in the workplace? Report on RAeS input given to BIS Inquiry into Women in the Workplace.
Inspiring Excellence – A report on the highlights from the RAeS Women in Aviation and Aerospace Conference hosted by Rolls-Royce on 2 November.
Will the airliner of the future be able to sense if the pilot is drifting off to sleep and wake them up? A fascinating glimpse into Airbus’ thinking for future airliner flight decks and the forthcoming A350XWB.
The Seventh International Flight Crew Training Conference saw the Royal Aeronautical Society take centre stage in global efforts to update pilot training. A report on the RAeS’s key role in co-ordinating next-generation pilot training initiatives.
Professor Keith Hayward, the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Head of Research provides analysis and insight of the latest Top 100 aerospace companies survey from PwC/Flight International.