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News updated 20Mar20

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Unfortunately the AGM scheduled for Wednesday 8 April has had to be postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions, also all future activities have been postponed or will be cancelled until further notice.

08 April Off topic but in this time of Covid-19 I found these TED Talks with Bill Gates very interesting; in the first one he was forecasting Covid-19 5 years ago, only 8 minutes.
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03 March Newsletter 56 Spring 2020 PDF is available online.

On 12th February Bob Catterson presented “Scenic Highlights From My Travels In The USA” followed by an Aircraft Quiz. Story, Photos

27 January Chris Farara has created Five newsletter content Indexes. The newsletters contain reports and stories on AGMs (PDF), Contributions by members (PDF),News (PDF),  Talks (PDF), and Visits (PDF); click one of these links to display an index page in a new window, PDF displays a PDF file (better for printing), some contain links that display a newsletter page for the story in a new window. More complete is a list of events created by Frank Rainsborough; Events 2003-2017 as PDF, no links.

Kingston Aviation Centenary Project (KACP)

The website continues to be updated with very interesting weekly stories of Sopwith 100 years ago, Hawker People stories and photos added to the gallery.

There is a very interesting set of PDF files giving a short history of the Ham factory; best to return to the Menu, from a pdf file display, using the back arrow or backspace key.

Brooklands Museum

The Re-Engineering Brooklands project.

The museum needs volunteers; could you spend a few hours a week helping out. More



Most of the talks given to the Association are videoed by Richard Cannon. If you missed a talk many are available as a video DVD; the List 2003-2009 is a web page with links to the newsletter stories of talks. There is also a Association Ties are available at a cost of £7.50. Details


Are you a Member ? If you have worked for Hawkers or a successor company you are eligible to join. In addition membership may, at the discretion of the Committee, also be granted to those people who share the interests and aims of the Association. Check the list of qualifying companies. The subscription is only £7. Membership Application form; PDF Document (3kb).

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