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Royal Aeronautical Society Loughborough Branch talk

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There will be two talks hosted by the Royal Aeronautical Society and IMechE

5 November

Rear Admiral Simon Henley FRAeS, Immediate Past RAeS President.

Simon will explain how the programme was conceived and talk through the two widely different concept aircraft. He will then go through the development programme to bring the audience up to date with the current state of the F-35 Lightning II.

19 November

David Gibbins, MBE, FRAeS, Ex Westland Helicopters Chief Flight Engineer.

This lecture tells the story of the Rotodyne from its conception through its flight test programme (including route proving) to the disappointment of its cancellation in 1962.

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John Newton
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No ticket required - a small donation is encouraged from non-members or friends and non-students.