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AAIB at Farnborough
Catch up with a review of the recent Aerospace TPN visit to the Air Accident Investigation Branch at Farnborough. read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Jun 15, 2018 11:25 am BST
Dream Big : Innovating in our World
The 17th Annual Conference of the Society of Concurrent Product Development, Dream Big : Innovating in Our World is running at the Science Museum of Minnesota on the 14th and 15th June 2018.  I am attending to represent the IET Aerospace TPN and also to promote stronger links with our North American colleagues. The Society and the Conference focuses on ... read more...
Posted by Jonathan Watson on IET Aerospace Network May 30, 2018 1:24 pm BST
Following on from our second seminar on ‘Sustaining Airworthiness in Ageing Aircraft’ which was joint with MOD Abbeywood in Bristol, the Aerospace Network have now produced this  tech bite on the subject. They’d also like to thank Giles Huby, Managing Director, Copernicus Technology, Professor Steve Reed, Technical Fellow at DSTL and Jeff Jones, ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network May 1, 2018 3:26 pm BST
Tornado Bomber
Last year the Aerospace Network held a seminar on ‘Ageing Aircraft’ in London and, during the event, it was realised that the majority of those who would benefit the most from this type of event were based in the South-West.  The Network therefore decided to organise a second, more technically-focused, event, which was held at MOD Abbey Wood on 18 ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Nov 15, 2017 3:54 pm GMT
Aerospace image
The IET Aerospace Network  committee are looking for members to join their Executive and Young Professional teams to help communicate the latest developments and insights (across commercial, industrial and military applications) through the online community, events, and content generation. How can you benefit? Team members benefit from: ... read more...
Posted by Aaron Thiele on IET Aerospace Network Sep 14, 2017 12:20 pm BST
Red Arrow Pilot swaps Hawk for something more sedate!
Earlier in July, some of the Aerospace TPN volunteers linked up with colleagues in the IET Swindon Local Network who host a stand each year at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford.  In addition to the IET volunteers there was also support on the stand from a number of partner organisations i.e.  Defence Science & Technology Laboratory ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Aug 2, 2017 5:38 pm BST
During the past few months the Aerospace TPN have taken advantage of the warmer weather to organise some technical visits.  Bob Darby one of our volunteers organise a couple of visits the first one in May to Farnborough Air Sciences Trust  and the National Air Library, with the second one in June to the TAG Airfield . Bob has written a couple of blogs which ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Jun 27, 2017 10:12 am BST
The Aerospace Network are supporting the above event which is being held at the Shuttleworth Collection, Biggleswade on Friday, 23 June 2017 from 4pm – 7pm.  The focus of the evening which is part of the International Women in Engineering Day is an activity driven careers event to encourage/engage year 9-13 students with a mix of exhibitors and ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Jun 13, 2017 4:10 pm BST
Farnborough Control Tower
Tuesday 6th June started very wet following torrential rain the night before. I wouldn’t have blamed anyone for opting out of travelling to Farnborough Airport for this very interesting and informative visit organised by the Aerospace Network.  TAG stands for “Techniques Avant Garde”. The Wikipedia entry indicates the range of ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Jun 13, 2017 2:54 pm BST
Samuel Cody Flyer
Trenchard House is an unassuming building on the main road from Aldershot to Farnborough.  The only unusual thing about it is that several aircraft are parked in the grounds - although in Farnborough, that isn’t totally surprising.  The Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (FAST) is there, in the oldest aeronautical building in the world.  In 1906, it was a ... read more...
Posted by Deborah-Claire McKenzie on IET Aerospace Network Jun 2, 2017 4:19 pm BST

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