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

Front cover October  2016.inddIn the October 2016 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine:

  • Modelling Passenger Behaviour in Aircraft Emergency Evacuations;
  • Command of the Air in the 2030s;
  • The New Race to the Moon;
  • The Arguments for Airport Expansion from Heathrow and Gatwick;
  • New EASA GA Turboprop Regulations;
  • 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 the ambassadorial role for Britain of the Red Arrows’ visit to China.

Transmissions – Your letters, emails, tweets and feedback.

A New Prop Forward − New regulations from EASA now allow single-engine turboprops to be operated under commercial rules.

Heathrow and Gatwick Head to Head – Heathrow and Gatwick Airports present their cases for airport expansion in SE England.

Command of the  Air in the 2030s – The future of air combat tactics as unmanned comabat air vehicles fight alongside and against manned aircraft.

SpaceX Implications – How the recent launchpad explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 7 rocket may have wider implications for the international space industry.

Lives Before Luggage – What can be done to prevent passengers stopping to take their bags during an aircraft emergency evacuation?

Big E Apache – An analysis of the latest incarnation of the Boeing AH-64 attack helicopter.

The New Space Race – A new era of Moon exploration dawns.

• President and Chief Executive’s Message
• Book Reviews
• 2017 Membership Fees
• RAF Cosford Air Show
• RAeS History Part 10 − Careers, CEAS and SLAET Merger
• Diary
• 150th Anniversary Events
• Corporate Partners
• RAeS Elections
• Obituaries

The Last Word – Professor Keith Hayward on the impact of Brexit so far and the work the UK still needs to do to prepare to exit from the European Union.


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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