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10 January 2018:   The National Aerospace Library's archives contains a batch of historic sound recordings - "A real Who's Who of aviation personalities and historical subjects". The RAeS has now made these podcasts available on its SoundCloud site https://soundcloud.com/aerosociety-podcast/sets.  Just click the link to hear interviews with, among others, Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown, Scott Crossfield, John Cunningham, Handel Davies, Sir Frederick Handley Page, Jeffrey Quill, Sir Barnes Wallis and Chuck Yeager.  They can be freely accessed but if if they are reproduced, in whole or in part, acknowledgement should be made to the Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library) as the source of the originals.

Page last updated 11 July 2019

23 January 2019:   An update to the the Branch Rules required to assure compliance with RAeS Branch Regulations was approved at an EGM held last evening, 22nd January.  Click here to read notes of the meeting.  The revised version is now available on the About the Branch page and can also be read here.

16 March 2019:  At  our branch meeting on February 26, Mac Maccabee reported the sad death, on February 14, of long-time branch supporter and past chairman, Prof. Stan Stevens.  Click here to read his obituary written by present branch chairman Prof. Jim McGuirk.

11 July 2019:  In collaboration with Loughborough University Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering we added a further lecture to our 2018/19 programme entitled Commercial Space Flight. Click here to see and download our report which includes the speaker's 35 slides.

23 June 2019:  Our 2019/20 lecture programme has now been finalised. Full details will be made available during the summer but in the meantime, click here to read a summary.