AEROSPACE Magazine – August 2016 Edition, from the Royal Aeronautical Society

Front cover Aug  final.inddIn the August 2016 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine:

  • Bombardier’s CSeries Finally Enters Commercial Service;
  • Russia’s Aerial Intervention in Syria,
  • The Implications of Brexit for UK Aerospace;
  • An Interview with Prof Sir Martin Sweeting, Chairman of Surrey Satellites;
  • Plus the usual News, Comment, Insight and Society Business.

Download your copy here.

Radome – Intelligence/Analysis/Comment – A digest of the top aviation, aerospace and space news from the previous month.

Antenna – Commentator Howard Wheeldon looks at new US standards for drone operations.

Transmissions – Your letters, emails, tweets and feedback.

Time for the CSeries − Bombardier’s CSeries finally enters commercial service.

Russian Wings Over Syria − An analysis of the Russian aerial intervention in Syria.

Brexit – UK Takes-off For Unknown Destination – What are the possible implications for the British aerospace, defence and air travel industries of the UK’s vote to leave the EU?

Plane Speaking − Interview with Prof Sir Martin Sweeting, Chairman of Surrey Satellites.

Annex 19 A Safe Bet − ICAO introduces new safety management standards and recommendations.

Engineering Resilience − How aircrews can prepare for the unexpected.

Glass Ceiling in the Cockpit − The experience of being a female commercial pilot.

• President and Chief Executive’s Message
• Book Reviews
• Library Additions
• BMFA Payload Challenge
• Inspiring Young Engineers
• RAeS History − Part 8, the Library
• Diary
• Lysander 80th anniversary
• Corporate Partners
• RAeS Elections
• Senior Members Lunch

The Last Word – Professor Keith Hayward on the future of the UK’s space programme.


AEROSPACE is the flagship monthly publication of the Royal Aeronautical Society and is free to all members as part of their membership. It is written for aerospace professionals by aerospace professionals. Inaugurated in June 2013 and replacing the two earlier members’ monthly magazines, Aerospace International and The Aerospace Professional, AEROSPACE is features-led, agenda-setting, global in outlook, dynamic and forward looking. Each issue contains news and analysis as well as Society news and events, book reviews and news of members. Letters and feedback are positively encouraged.


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