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Senior RAF commander to be Guest of Honour at RAeS Annual Banquet

Added on 14 April 2011 by Royal Aeronautical Society

With the Royal Air Force engaged in recent operations in Libya and still supporting the nation-building efforts in Afghanistan, the Guest of Honour for this year’s Royal Aeronautical Society Annual Banquet on 18 May, in London, could not be more timely. The invitee - Air Chief Marshal Sir Simon Bryant, Commander-in-Chief Air Command, RAF, is head of Air Command, the operational tip of the RAF’s spear.

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Internship opportunity now available at the Royal Aeronautical Society

Added on 18 March 2011 by Royal Aeronautical Society

Aviation journalism intern wanted!

A space is now available immediately for a keen, enthusiastic Intern who is available now to work in the Publications Department on the Society’s prestigious magazines and website.

The work is based in Central London at the Society’s HQ. The Internships will be unpaid, but reasonable travel expenses will be available along with a free lunch.

The position(s) will involve being hands-on in the news process, as well as contributing to the running of the department, attending Society events and other Editorial work. You will need a good writing style and a knowledge of the exciting world of aviation and aerospace. Photographic skills, video editing and social media awareness would also be an advantage.

You will be able to learn about the Society and the global aerospace industry from the inside, have the opportunity for networking to advance your career, be able to attend Society lectures and conferences and get to see your name in print.

The posts would be ideal for a Royal Aeronautical Society Young Member between jobs, a recent aeronautical/engineering graduate or those considering a career in aviation journalism.

To apply, please send a covering letter detailing your availability and why you would like this Internship, along with a CV and 150 words summarising a major aviation story in the news to Tim Robinson, Editor, Aerospace International, [email protected].

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Call for 2011 Medals & Awards Nominations

Added on 17 March 2011 by Royal Aeronautical Society

“The most prestigious and long-standing awards in global aerospace honouring achievement, innovation and excellence”

The Royal Aeronautical Society has been honouring outstanding achievers in the global aerospace industry since 1908, when Wilbur and Orville Wright came to London to receive the Society’s first Gold Medal. In the years that have followed, honouring world aerospace achievers has become a permanent tradition of the Society. The Society’s awards programme has rewarded individuals and teams who have made an exceptional contribution to aerospace. Whether it be for a single outstanding contribution or achievement, a major technical innovation, for exceptional leadership, long and valued service, or for work that will further advance aerospace.

The closing date for the 2011 nominations is fast approaching!

Closing date 31st March 2011

If you know any individual or team who you think are worthy of a medal or award contact Doreen Warner +44 (0) 20 7670 4312 or [email protected].

For further information about medals and awards visit our website and complete the nomination form.

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Video interview - Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown

Added on 29 September 2010 by Tim Robinson

Exclusive interview with Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown – WW2 aviator, one of the world’s greatest test pilots and holder of the record for number of different aircraft types flown.

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Video interview - Dr David Williams - head of UK Space Agency

Added on 24 September 2010 by Tim Robinson

On 16 September Dr David Williams, acting Chief Executive, UK Space Agency & Chairman of the ESA Council gave the Space Group Evening Lecture at the Royal Aeronautical Society.

We caught up with Dr Williams to ask him about progress with the UK Space Agency, co-operation with Europe and the US, human spaceflight, and inspiring the next generation of British engineers, scientists and astronauts.

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