Aircraft Fire and Evacuation Simulation

Prof. Ed Galea, Director, Fire Safety Engineering Group, University of Greenwich 16th January 2014 Doors open at 18:00 with refreshments available; the lecture starts at 18:30 Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG Attendance is free and open to members and non-members.  The evacuation certification trial is an aviation benchmark, … Continue reading Aircraft Fire and Evacuation Simulation

C Class catamarans – a life at the interface of Aero and Hydrodynamics

Norman Wijker – Team Invictus Joint Team Leader 12th December 2013 Doors open at 18:00 with refreshments available; the lecture starts at 18:30 Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG Attendance at the lecture is free. Team Invictus is a Bristol-based team comprising a number of aerospace engineers and professional … Continue reading C Class catamarans – a life at the interface of Aero and Hydrodynamics

Flying for Freedom and the British Microlight Antarctic Expedition

John Laity, Engineer and Pilot an RAeS Bristol & RGS-IBG joint event 21st November 2013Doors open at 18:00 with refreshments available; the lecture starts at 18:30 Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RGAttendance at the lecture is free. Flying for Freedom is a non-profit organisation providing microlight flying training and recovery … Continue reading Flying for Freedom and the British Microlight Antarctic Expedition

Complex Weapons for a Changing World

Mark Slater – Future Systems Director, MBDA 6.30pm – 22nd October 2013Room 4, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG Attendance at the lecture is free. Does history really shape the warfighter’s weapons of the future? With the nature of conflict constantly changing, how do you develop the right weapons to equip … Continue reading Complex Weapons for a Changing World

Undercarriages – A Bit of a Drag!

Bob Thompson – Landing Gear Architect, Airbus 12th September 2013 Doors open at 18:00 with refreshments available; the lecture starts at 18:30. Concorde Room, BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG.  Attendance at the lecture is free. The Landing Gear System is one of the most important systems on any aeroplane. With the consequences … Continue reading Undercarriages – A Bit of a Drag!

Barnwell Lecture: The Airbus A380 – The First Five Years in Service

Presented by John Roberts Chief Engineer A380 – Airbus Operations Ltd. Time: 6.00pm - Thursday 6 June 2013 (Refreshments at 5.30pm) Venue: Room 2D67, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY Note: Attendance registration for the lecture is required and seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Attendance is free for RAeS … Continue reading Barnwell Lecture: The Airbus A380 – The First Five Years in Service

Growth of the Rotorcraft Market. Past, Present and Future.

Jim Gilhooly, Head of Market Research, AgustaWestland Thursday 11th April 2013 - 6.30pm, The Concorde Room/Room 1, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG The RAeS Bristol lectures welcome all interested members and non-members for this event.  The helicopter has been described as a machine hell-bent on shaking itself to pieces. This … Continue reading Growth of the Rotorcraft Market. Past, Present and Future.

The Clean Sky JTI: Preparing for the Next Generation of Civil Aircraft

Dr Gareth Williams, VP Research & Technology Programme,Business Development & Partnerships, Airbus Time and Venue:6.30pm – Thursday 14th March 2013Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG The RAeS Bristol lectures welcome all interested members and non-members for this event. In 2007 the European Commission launched the Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative, … Continue reading The Clean Sky JTI: Preparing for the Next Generation of Civil Aircraft