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.
The proposed visit to the SAR helicopter base at Prestwick is confirmed for Wed 8th August, from 19.00 onwards; duration about 2 hours. Those wishing to join this trip (places limited, as ever) should advise Ray Draper ASAP on Rdraperj@aol.com or 01563 850 495 Access is expected to be via the gate behind the RN Gannet hangar, off the B739.
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
The Rolls Royce Heritage Trust lecture programme for 2018/2019 is notified as;
Thu 6th Sep Clydeside Aviation - the Great War with Charles MacKay Thu 4th Oct Building a replica Spitfire Iain Hutchison Thu 1st Nov Frank Halford's Life before WW1 Martin Shelley Thu 6th Dec Engineering in Flight Test John Bolton Thu 7th Feb Thunder & Lightning, a Mirage Jock Heron Thu 7th Mar Barnes Wallis Iain Murray Thu 2nd May Pioneering the Intelligent Engine Richard Goodhead
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.