RAeS Heathrow Branch Successfully Concluded the Tick-off Lecture of the 2017/18 Season

On the 14th September 2017, the Royal Aeronautical Society Heathrow Branch successfully concluded the pioneer lecture of the 2017/2018 season at the B British Airways Waterside Theatre, BA Head Office. The lecture, presented by Samuel Penny, a licensed aircraft engineer with British Airways and a member of the British Human Powered Flying Club (BHPFC), was entitled ‘I BELIEVE I CAN FLY’.

Mr Penny, a young engineer who is the winner in two consecutive years of the Leonardo de Vinci Class Bognor Birdman Competition in 2016 and 2017, and the brains behind the Zephyrous II, an amazing flying machine designed to fly 2km and which can reach 16mph in good weather, spoke to the audiences about his initial involvement in the Bognor Birdman Competition and the British Human Powered Flying Club (BHPFC), as well as share the challenges he and his team have faced during the build and design process. Continue reading

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AEROSPACE Magazine – September 2017 Edition, from the Royal Aeronautical Society

Aerospace 201709_lresIn the September 2017 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine:

  • The Challenge of Autonomous Weapon Systems;
  • China’s C919 – a LEAP Forward;
  • Training the Next Generation of Airline Pilots;
  • India’s Growing Space Sector.
  • Plus the usual News, Comment, Insight and Society Business.

Download your copy here or join the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ to access it. Continue reading

LHR Branch Circulates the List of Selected Aviation Events in Southwest England in September 2017

The RAeS Heathrow Branch circulates the selected list of September 2017 aviation events in the Southwest England area. Please be aware that the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ nor the RAeS Heathrow Branch is the organiser of following events. Please contact the indicated organiser(s) if you have any questions or queries. We recommend you double check event details, especially any potential last minute changes before making or commencing any journey plans. Continue reading

RAeS Heathrow Branch Announces the Kick-off Lecture of 2017/18 Lecture Season – “I Believe I Can Fly”

The Royal Aeronautical Society Heathrow Branch announces the upcoming branch lecture, the first lecture of the 2017/18 lecture season on Thursday, 14th September 2017, 18:15 hours at Waterside Theatre, British Airways Waterside Headquarters, Harmondsworth UB7 0GA. This lecture is titled – “I Believe I Can Fly” and the Branch will be welcoming Samuel Penny, a Licensed Aircraft Engineer from British Airways and a member of the British Human Powered Flying Club (BHPFC), who will talk about his initial involvement in the Bognor Birdman Competition and the BHPFC, as well as the design process and where he drew inspiration. Continue reading

AEROSPACE Magazine – August 2017 Edition, from the Royal Aeronautical Society

Aerospace 201708_lres.jpgIn the August 2017 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine:

  • Highlights of the 2017 Paris Air Show;
  • Why Africa’s Carriers Still Struggle as Successful Business Ventures;
  • Israel’s Three-Tier Anti Ballistic Missile Defence System;
  • The US Countdown to Regaining Human Spaceflight Access;
  • Plus the usual News, Comment, Insight and Society Business.

Download your copy here or join the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ to access it. Continue reading

LHR Branch Circulates the List of Selected Aviation Events in Southwest England in August 2017

The RAeS Heathrow Branch circulates the selected list of August 2017 aviation events in the Southwest England area. Please be aware that the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ nor the RAeS Heathrow Branch is the organiser of following events. Please contact the indicated organiser(s) if you have any questions or queries. We recommend you double check event details, especially any potential last minute changes before making or commencing any journey plans. Continue reading

RAeS Heathrow Branch Announces 2017/18 Lecture Programme

The Royal Aeronautical Society Heathrow Branch announces the 2017-18 season lecture programme, commencing on the 14th September 2017. This year, the branch lectures will continue to be held at the British Airways corporate headquarters – Waterside Theatre. Please note that for security reasons, you MUST register in advance for our lectures and events!

Save the dates and all lecture events can be registered here in due course. Continue reading

AEROSPACE Magazine – July 2017 Edition, from the Royal Aeronautical Society

Aerospace 201707_lres.jpgIn the July 2017 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine:

  • Rolls-Royce Gears up for the Next Generation of Aero-Engines;
  • Does the UK have What it Takes to Develop its Own Spaceport?;
  • Air Traffic Control Systems for Small UAVs;
  • Plus the usual News, Comment, Insight and Society Business.

Download your copy here or join the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ to access it. Continue reading

LHR Branch Circulates the List of Selected Aviation Events in Southwest England in July 2017

The RAeS Heathrow Branch circulates the selected list of July 2017 aviation events in the Southwest England area. Please be aware that the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ nor the RAeS Heathrow Branch is the organiser of following events. Please contact the indicated organiser(s) if you have any questions or queries. We recommend you double check event details, especially any potential last minute changes before making or commencing any journey plans. Continue reading

AEROSPACE Magazine – June 2017 Edition, from the Royal Aeronautical Society

Aerospace 201706_lresIn the June 2017 edition of AEROSPACE, the RAeS monthly flagship magazine:

  • A Preview of the 2017 Paris Air Show;
  • How Inzpire is Revolutionising UK Defence Training;
  • An Interview with Nigel Whitehead, Group MD, Programmes & Support, BAE Systems;
  • Can the Low-Cost Airline Model be Adapted for Long-Haul Operations?;
  • Plus the usual News, Comment, Insight and Society Business.

Download your copy here or join the Royal Aeronautical Society HQ to access it. Continue reading