Visits & Events

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.

If you require further details, please contact our Visits Secretary (Ray Draper) on 01563 850 495 or  visits@raesprestwick.org.uk

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.