The Defence Academy Swindon Branch RAeS Lecture Season 2016/2017


DASRAeS meet at The Defence Academy of the UK Shrivenham for a series of lectures held from October through May.

RAeS Members Free. Friends of Branch £20 per lecture season. Some external visits incur an additional charge to cover transport and catering.

Under 18 and interested in Aircraft? We would like offer Under 18’s a free invite to our internal lectures. Under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (also free entrance). If interested, please contact us.

Lecture Timetable 2016/17
October 5th 2016 Photon Power;The Rise and Rise of Laser Technology Prof Robert Eason

November 2nd 2016 The Growler Returns. Restoration to Flight of Avro Shackleton WR963.
Mr.Peter Buckingham

December 7th 2016 The Clean Sky. Preparing for the next generation of civil aircraft
Mr.Mark Howard Airbus

January 4th 2017 100 years of Air Accident Investigation
Mr.Peter Coombs – AAIB

February 1st 2017 Reminiscence of a Concorde Test Pilot
Mr.Alan Smith

March 1st 2017 The Red Arrows
Wg Cdr Martin Higgins Officer Commanding Red Arrows

April 5th 2017 The Annual Sir George Greenhill Lecture
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Gp Capt. Simon Joy – Program Development Manager
Branch Members and invited guests

May 3rd 2017 All Day Visit RNAS Yeovilton (Details to be confirmed)
Branch Members and invited guests

Contact us
Attendees must firstly register with the branch secretary via email or 07740136609.