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Brexit - UK takes off for a unknown destination

Brexit - UK takes off for a unknown destination

After the UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June, what are the likely implications on the UK's aviation, aerospace, defence and space sectors? Prof Keith Hayward FRAeS and Tim Robinson assess the fallout from this momentous decision.

150th Anniversary Message from the Premier of New South Wales

Mike Baird, Premier of New South Wales has sent a letter on behalf of the People and Government of NSW, congratulating the RAeS for 150 years of independent exploration of aeronautics and wishing many more years to come.

Celebrating our Patron's 90th Birthday

By Royal Aeronautical Society

The Royal Aeronautical Society was delighted to be part of the Patron's Lunch on 12 June - a special occasion for charities to celebrate the 90th birthday of HRH Queen Elizabeth II

150th Year Lunch for Senior Members representing 1,690 years of RAeS Membership

By Gail Ward

150th Year Lunch for Senior Members representing 1,690 years of RAeS Membership

On Monday 20 June the Royal Aeronautical Society hosted a lunch for 24 of its most senior members. The occasion was a 150th Anniversary celebration, and a tribute to our guests’ long-standing loyalty to the Society.

'Dear Hon. Sec...' Early correspondence of the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain

By Mike Stanberry

The Royal Aeronautical Society holds many early letters between the Honorary Secretary and some of the great men in nineteenth century aeronautics. In this 150th year, National Aerospace Library Volunteer, Eur Ing MIKE STANBERRY MRAeS, has been uncovering some the stories and personalities recorded ...

Cool Aeronautics goes Galactic!

By Jonathan Axford

On the 10th June another out of this world Cool Aeronautics took over the Royal Aeronautical Society’s London HQ!