7th March – Lancaster Bale Out

When a Lancaster went missing and failed to return from operations during WWII the parents of the missing crew members would often be left with little information as to what had happened to their sons.

RAeS Evening Lecture

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The RAeS Boscombe Down Branch invites you to attend the following Evening Lecture
Lancaster Bale Out
– Clive Smith
BOSCOMBE DOWN / 7th March 2017

Clive Smith has been interested in aviation from an early age, growing up near Gatwick and watching the planes there. He has worked in the Aerospace industry, specialising in software, for the last 20 years and has worked on a number of aircraft projects such as Nimrod, Harrier and Tornado. For the last 5 years he has been working in Air Traffic Control at NATS, on the engineering side.

He has flown in over 25 types of aircraft the most notable ones being a Harvard, a Nimrod and Concorde and has also taxied in a Lancaster. He has been interested in Bomber Command research for the last 25 years.

When a Lancaster went missing and failed to return from operations during WWII the parents of the missing crew members would often be left with little information as to what had happened to their sons.

The talk will also cover how a crew came together and begun flying operations together night after night over Germany until things went wrong and they became another aircraft missing in action.

VENUE
Lecture Hall
MOD Boscombe Down
Amesbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JF

17:00 – Tea and Coffee available
17:15 – Lecture Starts

Are you pursuing CEng, IEng or EngTech status?
Attendance at our lectures will help you meet your CPD requirements, and certificates of attendance will be provided!

External members will need to declare their intention to attend this lecture by emailing the Member’s secretary (members@BoscombeDownRAeS.org) or by calling Jeslin on 01980 663910.

Visitors welcome – you do not need to be a member of the Branch, nor a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, to attend.

For further details, contact James Innes on 01980 664284 or visit www.BoscombeDownRAeS.org

www.BoscombeDownRAeS.org

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