John Roberts FRAeS, Airbus in the UK Chief Engineer A380 programme will deliver the Bristol Branch Barnwell lecture on the 6th June at the University of the West of England.
45 delegates representing 33 RAeS Branches attended the 103rd Branches Conference on the 10/11th May. The conference took place in Portsmouth and was kindly hosted by the Solent Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
In this lecture Tom Harrison, Operations Director DHL Aviation (UK) Ltd – EMA, will outline the nature and scale of present day air cargo operations and go on to describe in detail the DHL East Midlands Airport Hub and how it has grown into handling 1,100 tonnes of freight per night.
The Solent Branch RJ Mitchell lecture on the 7th March is to be delivered by Colin Smith CBE, Director Engineering & Technology, Rolls-Royce PLC.
The Royal Aeronautical Society President, Phil Boyle FRAeS, delivered the key note address on the opening morning of the Aero-India Seminar held between the 4th and 6th February in Bangalore.
In accordance with the Terms of Reference of the Branches Committee, one third of the elected members of the Committee are due to retire at the Branches Conference in May 2013.
The University of Leeds will kindly host a Royal Aeronautical Society lecture evening on the 12th March. Prof Graham Roe FRAeS, will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Aerospace 2050’ at the School of Mechanical Engineering.
The Farnborough Branch Templer Lecture takes place on the 19th February. “The future of air traffic services in the UK and beyond” will be delivered by Mr Richard Deakin FRAeS, Chief Executive Officer NATS.
Each year the global RAeS Branch network hosts circa 450 lecture evenings. These Branch events are open to all with a shared interest in aviation. Non-members of the RAeS are also encouraged to attend and will receive a warm welcome at all Branch lecture evenings.
The RAeS Seattle Branch premier annual event is the Black Tie Dinner Lecture named in honor of Joe Sutter and it takes place in the Museum of Flight’s Great Gallery. The 2012 event will take place on the 17th November and the lecture will be delivered by Reba Gilman.
28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS)
The Prestwick Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year and, to mark this special occasion, it’s presenting an impressive exhibition of the aviation-related businesses and organisations that exist in and around the airport on Saturday October 27th.
On the evening of Tuesday 2nd October at the British Embassy, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton FRAeS, Chief of the Air Staff RAF, delivered a lecture to the RAeS Washington DC Branch.
The Annual Northern Aerospace Forum (ANAF) will take place on the 18th October at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Accrington, Lancashire. ANAF is organised by the Chester, Manchester and Preston Branches in partnership with the North West Aerospace Alliance, IET and IMechE.
The Sydney Branch are pleased to announce that the 2012 Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Lecture will be delivered by Mr Charles Champion, Executive Vice-President Engineering, Airbus. The lecture will take place in Burwood, Sydney, on the 20th September.
Following Gerard Robertson’s 2 year term of office, Gp Capt Frank Sharp FRAeS has been duly elected to serve as President of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s New Zealand Division. Frank Sharp is the Manager of Professional Programmes at Massey University’s School of Aviation. He is a Fellow of the Society and a member of the Air Power Group.
Hosted by the Derby Branch with the kind support of Rolls-Royce, the 48th Sir Henry Royce Lecture took place on the 28th June and was delivered by Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
On Monday, 10th September 2012, the Canberra Branch will hold its inaugural Ian Fleming lecture and dinner in the Great Hall, University House, of the Australian National University.
On Monday 25th June over 60 voting members of the Society attended the combined SGM/GM called to approve the proposed new governance procedures.
The Bristol Branch Barnwell lecture took place on Wednesday June 20th at the University of West of England (UWE). Air Commodore Mark Sibley MRAeS, Director of Helicopter Operations, Royal Air Force delivered a lecture entitled ‘In-Theatre Helicopter Operations’