The Branch arranges a number of visits during the year to locations of aeronautical interest. Visits are normally restricted to members (& partners) only. The following are currently booked or under consideration - please register your interest ASAP.
Thursday, 28th September, from 10.30 a.m. for approx one hour
visit to Aeropair Ltd, Renfrew; follow-up to the April lecture on repair and overhaul of aircraft fittings and cabin furniture.
The following aviation-related events are notified. The Branch does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided so, if planning to attend, please check other sources, such as www.airshows.org.uk
Sun 10th Sep;
Wheels and Wings show at Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum No flying but classic cars for you. Open 10.00 - 17.00
Sun 24th Sep; Cockpit special day at Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum - 10.00 to 17.00 The first here with visiting airframe exhibits in addition to the local examples.
The Rolls Royce Heritage Trust lecture programme is expected to run as follows;
Thu 7th Sept - Shale gas development in UK Thu 5th Oct - Barry Stone - Loganair enters a new era
Thu 2nd Nov - Prof A Heyes - Aircraft of the future Thu 7th Dec - Gp Capt Jock Heron - The Harrier in the Cold War
Thu 1st Feb - John Ferguson - Air Aces of WW1 Thu 1st Mar - Brendan Bocker & Chris Cowpe - 35 yrs flying with BA Thu 3rd May - John Harris - flight of Rudolf Hess
All events to be held at RR Inchinnan; from 16.30 for tea & biccies; then 17.00 start. Advise wishing to attend via the Branch visits secretary - link above.