June Meeting – Flight Research at the Royal Aircraft Establishment Bedford

Barry Tomlinson, C Eng, FRAeS

RAE Bedford was the UK government’s centre for advanced flight and wind tunnel research in military and civil aviation from 1952-2001. Its role was to conduct aeronautical research & development on behalf of Government for the benefit of the British aircraft industry.

This talk on the 1st June will describe some of its programmes and major achievements, including Naval Aviation, Automatic Landing in Fog, Vertical Take-Off and Landing, and Concorde.

The Zoom meeting will open at 19:30 on Tuesday 1st June 2021. Instructions for joining the meeting will be sent separately to Strut and BAC members; if non-members wish to join us please contact our Treasurer and Zoom host Neville Parton in advance at  treasurer@bristolstrut.uk and he will send joining details.

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