24 Oct 2012

Next Branch Lecture


Thursday 29th November 2012 - 6.30pm

SonicStar: Building a Supersonic Future through Innovation and Technology  

Richard Lugg, Chairman and CEO, HyperMach Aerospace Limited 



The RAeS Bristol lectures welcome all interested members and nonmembers. Reservations are not required (except for the Barnwell Lecture & Dinner) but attendance indication is encouraged using the Lecture Attendance Form (link below).




HyperMach CEO Richard Lugg will present an inspiring talk on how he is building a Supersonic Future, by exploring these 5 themes:
  • Key aspects of the SonicStar Technology: instilling Innovation and Trust to meet global requirements
  • Planning ahead: history as Teacher, Build the Dream and They Will Come
  • Do it differently: let Innovation lead, invest in what is Game Changing to ensure the Future
  • Methodology, Management and Monitor: building project life cycle systems in creating profits and returns
  • Choose your Partners carefully: experience, experience, experience..... Choosing the Higher Ground

The RAeS Bristol branch looks forward to welcoming you to our November lecture.

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9 Oct 2012

Next Branch Lecture


Thursday 25th October 2012 - 6.30pm

55 Years of Flying Fun 

Wg Cdr Clive Rustin, RAF (retd) 



The RAeS Bristol lectures welcome all interested members and nonmembers. Reservations are not required (except for the Barnwell Lecture & Dinner) but attendance indication is encouraged using the Lecture Attendance Form (link below).




Former British Test Pilot Clive Rustin will illustrate his 55 years of flying experience. Following several years as a test pilot with the Aerodynamics Research Flight at RAE Bedford supporting early flight research on a multitude of aircraft types, including SC1, P1127, Kestrel, Avro 707, FD2, Vulcan and the HP115 and BAC221 slender delta Concorde research aircraft. As CO of the Fighter & Training Test Squadron at the A & AEE at Boscombe Down, Clive was responsible for the service clearance programmes & release to service for all fast jet & training aircraft for the RAF, Royal Navy & the Army including: Harrier, Jaguar, Tornado, Phantom, Buccaneer and Hawk plus basic evaluations of other aircraft such as the Saab Viggen. This lecture will see Clive reflect on many of his experiences flying over 160 aircraft types, including his post RAF involvement in airships and participation on the display circuit in a variety of old warbirds such s the Venom, Vampire, Hunter & Spitfire.

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