Lecture Programme

The RAeS Boscombe Down committee is pleased to announce details of the branch’s 2017/18 lecture programme:

Date Lecture Title Speaker
19th September 2017 Aerial Archaeology Martin Kellett
5th October 2017 30th Sir Henry Tizard Lecture

‘Britain and the Jet Age: 1945 to 1965’

James Holland
24th October 2017 IMechE/IET Joint Lecture – Fusion Future Dr Melanie Windridge
7th November 2017 Competition Gliding Brian Birlison
21st November 2017 F-35 Ski Jump Testing Gordon Stewart
5th December 2017 Reaction Engines Gerrie Mullen
9th January 2018 Nova Systems – Helicopters, Dark, Dust and Fog Jools Lee and Mark Purvis
6th February 2018 Heavy Aircraft Test Squadron – End of an Era? Colin Froude
20th February 2018 Joe Morrall Branch Young Members
6th March 2018 Australian Bush Flying Paul Catanach
20th March 2018 Future ETPS Paul Shakespeare
10th April 2018 AGM & An Independent RAF – Inspiration or Aberration? Greg Baughen

Lectures are typically held in the lecture theatre at MoD Boscombe Down, Salisbury, SP4 0JF, and begin at 17:15. Tea and coffee is usually served from 17:00.

Details about each lecture, including a synopsis and biography of the speaker, will be sent to all members of the RAeS Boscombe Down branch shortly before the event.

Attendance continues to be free.

For more information, or to volunteer to deliver a lecture, please contact Sam Gibbons (stgibbons@QinetiQ.com).