RAeS Heathrow Branch Announces 2016/17 Lecture Programme

The Royal Aeronautical Society Heathrow Branch announces the 2016-17 season lecture programme, commencing on the 8th September 2016. This year, the branch lectures will continue to be held at the British Airways corporate headquarters – Waterside. However, the actual venue will change from the Community Learning Centre to BA Waterside Theatre. Therefore, advance registration for the lecture events due to health, safety and security reasons will be strictly enforced!

All lecture events can be registered here in due course.

2016/17 Season Lecture Programme

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British Airways Waterside

✈ 08 September 2016 – Safe Evacuation from Aircraft: the Application of Fire and Evacuation Simulation to Aircraft Design, Certification and Accident Investigation, present by Prof. Edwin Galea, Director of Fire Safety Engineering Group – University of Greenwich

✈ 13 October 2016 – Recollections of a Bush Pilot, present by Paul Catanach, Line Training Captain – TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd.

✈ 10 November 2016 – The History & Development of Martin-Baker, present by Tony Gaunt, Business Development Executive, Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Ltd.

✈ 08 December 2016 – Development of Aircraft Simulation – An Essential Part of Training & Aircraft Design, present by Capt. Hugh Dibley, Consultant Flight Instructor – Airbus Training UK Ltd.

✈ 12 January 2017 – Build-a-Plane Project, present by Oliver Vass

✈ 09 February 2017 – Airspace Sovereignty, present by Prof. Keith Hayward, Head of Research – Royal Aeronautical Society

✈ 09 March 2017 – Advances in Airport Technology, present by Pierre Carpentier, Product Line Manager – Thales Avionics

✈ 13 April 2017 – Test Flying the BAC 1-11, present by John Thorpe, Aeronautical Historian & Former BAC 1-11 Test Pilot

✈ 27 April 2017 – Branch Annual General Meeting, all Branch Members


Please note that for those who are presuming the Engineering Council registration, after attending this event, CPD certificates of attendance will be endorsed for CEng, IEng or EngTech registration.


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