A must watch video of a recent lecture from Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown – test pilot and aviator extraordinarie.
Professor Keith Hayward, Head of Research, RAeS, reports on a recent high-level discussion on the future of the European defence aviation industrial base.
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.
How aeronautical students came to the rescue for a TV programme featuring BBC Top Gear star James May and a world record model glider attempt.
Converting passenger airliners into cargo aircraft can be a costly and time consuming business. However, LCF Conversions is marketing an innovative low-cost option that could provide a competitive alternative to conventional P2F conversions – report.
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.
Despite a last minute reprieve, the threat of sequestration or the ‘fiscal cliff’ to the US aerospace and defence sector has not gone away. Professor KEITH HAYWARD, RAeS Head of Research, looks at the new danger of the debt ceiling.
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.
As massive growth in civil aviation continues, is the real threat to aviation safety the criminalisation of aircraft accidents? A report on whether a worldwide aviation Just Culture is achievable.
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.