In Section : General Lectures

The Society holds approximately 30 evening lecture events each year at the Society’s London headquarters 4 Hamilton Place. The events cover a wide range of topics and are open to everyone - members and non-members alike, at no cost. RSVP is appreciated.

Each lecture event will usually begin at 18.00, with refreshments from 17.30 and usually an hour to an hour and a half in length.

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Boeing Flight Test Update on the 747-8 and 787

Added on 11 February 2011 by Royal Aeronautical Society

If you’ve ever wanted to know the behind the scenes story of Flight Testing at the Boeing this lecture will take you there.  The lecture covers some of the most dynamic, risky and interesting testing done to date on the 787 and 747-8 programs.

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ARIANESPACE - 30 Years of Success

Added on 23 February 2010 by Royal Aeronautical Society

In 2010, Arianespace celebrates its 30th anniversary. Since our creation in 1980, we have focused on a single goal: guaranteeing assured access to space for all satellites, whether they help further the progress of science, contribute to the understanding of our planet, maintain the peace, or support telecommunications in our connected world.

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Concorde Lecture: Beyond Entry Into Service

Added on 02 February 2010 by Royal Aeronautical Society

Concorde was awarded a full Certificate of Airworthiness by the French authorities on 9 October 1975, followed by the UK on 5 December. The aircraft, now an airliner, was technically complete and in all respects ready for service. A bitter sweet occasion; the successful climax to six and a half years of intensive flying and testing, but with little prospect of developing the “B” model. The baton had passed to the operators.

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