2010-2015 Lectures Archive

Monday 22nd June 2015
Barnwell Lecture & Dinner: The Agusta Westland Project Zero
University of West of England Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol

Thurs. 11th June 2015
A320neo Flight Testing
Sandra Bour-Schaeffer, Flight Test Engineer, Airbus

Thursday April 16th 2015
Material Tailoring for Lightweight and Morphing Structures- the Shapes of things to come!
Paul Weaver, Professor in Lightweight Structures, University of Bristol
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton  

Thursday 12th March 2015 
How to Investigate an Aircraft Accident
Graham Braithwaite, Professor of Safety and Accident Investigation, Cranfield University
Ballroom, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Thursday 19th February 2015 
The Certification and Testing of Composite Aircraft Structures
Prof. Ian Lane (FRAeS), Senior Expert Structural Analysis, Airbus
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Thursday 15th January 2015
Practical Rocket Engineering: Taking a Hobby to the Extreme
Dr. Russ Strand, Senior Engineer, MBDA
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Thursday 11th December 2014
Flight Testing the Bristol 188 Stainless Steel Aircraft
John Thorpe, Aviation Safety Consultant
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Wednesday 19th November 2014      
A Career at the High Levels of Aerospace Management
Robin Southwell, President, Airbus Group UK
Auditorium, Pegasus House, Airbus, Filton

Wednesday 22nd October 2014
X-HALE: A Very Flexible UAV for Nonlinear Aeroelastic Tests
Carlos Cesnik, Professor of Aeroelastics, University of Michigan
Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queens Building, University of Bristol

Thursday 18th September 2014          
The Red Arrows
Colin Van Geffen, Aviation Historian
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton
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22nd – 24th July 2014
Applied Aerodynamics Conference 2014 - Advanced Aero Concepts, Design and Operations
University of Bristol, Queens Building, BS8 1TR

2nd July 2014
The Barnwell Lecture: Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Entry Into Service
Commodore Rick Thompson, IPT Lead, Ministry of Defence
Exhibition and Conference Centre - UWE Bristol

7.30pm, Wednesday 14th May 2014
Metallic Technologies for the Next Generation Airframe
Joint lecture with IOM3
Dr Adam Pitman, Airbus
Conference Room, Ground Floor, Pegasus House, Airbus Filton

Thursday 24th April 2014
6:00 pm - AGM
6:30 pm - Africa as an Emerging Market
Miguel Santos, Vice President, Boeing Africa
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Thursday 20th March 2014
Certifying Military Operations
Richard Spencer, Certification Manager, Airbus
Pugsley Lecture Theatre, Queens Building, University Walk, University of Bristol, BS8 1TR

Thursday 20th February 2014 (date subject to change)
A350 Flight Testing
Peter Chandler, A350 Experimental Flight Test Pilot, Airbus
Ballroom, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Thursday 16th January 2014
Aircraft Fire and Evacuation Simulation
Prof. Ed Galea, Director Fire Safety Engineering Group, University of Greenwich
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Thursday 12th December 2013
C Class Catamarans - A Life at the Interface of Aero and Hydrodynamics
Norman Wijker, Team Invictus Leader
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, Southmead Rd, Filton

Wednesday 20th June 2012 - 6.00pm (Refreshments at 5.30pm)
Barnwell Lecture & Dinner
Supporting Helicopters in Afghanistan << View Poster
Air Commodore Mark Sibley, Director of Helicopter Operations, Royal Air Force
Room 2D67, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

Thursday 26th April 2012
18:00 AGM
18:30 Virtual testing of high-lift devices << View Poster
Thomas Krueger, R&T Programme Manager, Flight & Integration Test Centre, Airbus
Tobias Ulmer, High-Lift System Virtual Testing Project Leader
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Wednesday 28th March 2012
Skylon reuseable spaceplane: The materials challenge (Joint Lecture: British Interplanetary Society, Inst of Physics, RAeS)
Mark Hempsall, Reaction Engines
BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Monday 12th March 2012
The Future of Aircraft Interiors (RAeS-IET Joint Lecture) << View Poster
Corrin Higgs, Aircraft Interiors Marketing Manager, Airbus
Glendinning Lecture Theatre (D Block, Room 2D67)
University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

Wednesday 7th March 2012
Welding and Joining Developments in the Aerospace Industry (Joint Lecture: Welding and Joining Society, RAeS)
Dr Richard Freeman, TWI
BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 23rd February 2012
Voyager, From Concept to In Service On Time On Budget
James Scott, Director of Flight Operations, AirTanker Services
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 26th January 2012
A|D|S International Strategy << View Poster
Alan Fisher, Director-Aerospace International Sales, A|D|S
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Wednesday 14th December 2011
How to bring a new helicopter from concept to service << View Poster
David Gibbings, Retired Chief Flight Test Engineer
Room 1, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 24th November 2011
The International Space and Innovation Centre - Looking to the Future << View Poster
More About ISIC here.
Cathy Johnson, Business Development Manager, Science and Technology Facilities Council
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Monday 24th October 2011
Flying through an era of volcanic ash << View Poster
Ray Elgy, Head of Licensing & Training Standards, UKCAA
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 22nd September 2011
Into the unknown - Desert Operations for the Sea King ASaC Mk 7 << View Poster
Lieutenant Rob McKee, Merlin HM MK 2 Avionics and Mission Systems Senior Engineer, Royal Navy
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 26th May 2011
Barnwell Lecture & Dinner
US Airways Flight 1549 – The Hudson River Accident << View Poster
Harry Nelson, Airbus, Experimental Test Pilot
Christopher McGregor, Airbus, Head of Accident/Incident Investigation
Glendenning Lecture Theatre (D Block, Room 2D67),
University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

Tuesday 5th April 2011
18:00 AGM
18:30 Can aircraft parabolic flights get us to orbit and beyond, on the Moon and Mars? << View Poster
Dr. Vladimir Pletser, Senior Physicist and Project Manager of ESA
Parabolic Flights, European Space Agency
Room 2D67, Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England

Thursday 24th March 2011
A400M Flight Test Achievements << View Poster
Ed Strongman, Chief Test Pilot Military, Airbus
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Wednesday 16th February 2011
The Rolls-Royce Open Rotor - A step change in technology << View Poster
Mark Taylor, Senior Project Engineer - Open Rotor,
Rolls-Royce Future Programmes
Room 1, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 27th January 2011
Towards a Silent Aircraft << View Poster
Dame Ann Dowling & Tom Hynes
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Concorde Room, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Tuesday 7th December 2010
Flight Testing of Fast Jets
Sqn Ldr Dave Stobie, RAF Executive Officer,
Empire Test Pilots' School
Room 1, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Thursday 11th November 2010
Small Satellites in Surrey - Past, Present & Future
Phil Davies, Manager at SSTL and Vice Chairman RAeS Space Group
Room 1, BAWA Leisure Centre, 589 Southmead road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG

Monday 11th October 2010
The Vulcan Bomber (RAeS-IET Joint Lecture)
Kevin "Taff" Stone, Chief Engineer, Vulcan to the Sky Trust
Room 2Q49, Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England