RAeS Loughborough Branch

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Page last updated 10 August 2022

20 January 2020:   The Links page contains a link to the 'Aerosociety Podcast' -  the National Aerospace Library's collection of historic sound recordings - "A real Who's Who of aviation personalities and historical subjects".  (And Click here▼ for some useful information about the content of this 'SoundCloud' Website.)

28 October 2020:   The National Aerospace Library's YouTube channel provides a wealth of aeronautical videos that the RAeS has accumulated over the years.  Topics cover the Society’s history, classic lectures and heritage film collections from aviation industries and service providers.  Click here▼ to enjoy many happy hours of browsing (or go via the Links page).

25 June 2022:   Our 2021/22 lecture season is now complete.  Written reports and/or videos of all lectures can be accessed on the Programme page.  The lectures have been well attended - roughly 50/50 'live' and online via MS Teams - and we are grateful for this support.  Plans for next season's lecture programme, which will continue to be presented 'hybrid', live and online, are well advanced and details will be published during the summer break.

25 July 2022:   We are planning a group visit to Newark Air Museum on Thursday 15/09/22.  If you would like to take part, please download this form, fill it in and e-mail it back to loughborough@aerosociety.com as soon as posssible. 

      Newark Air museum houses a large collection of piston and jet powered aircraft and features both indoors and outside exhibits, highlights include the Avro Vulcan, Avro Shackleton, Saab Viggen, Gloster Meteor and Mcdonnell Douglas Phantom II.      

     Further details can be found at www.newarkairmuseum.org .

15 July 2022:   The winning entry from the Loughborough Branch to the 2022 RAeS NERowe Young Person's Lecture Competition is a lecture by LU Aeronautical Engineering student Barnaby Pine.  For more details and to watch his lecture click here▼.