Programme For 2019
Wednesday 10th July
The Joint Strike Fighter Story - Mick Mansell.
Wednesday 14th August
Social/video.
Wednesday 4th September
Outing - visit to Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, Guildford.
Wednesday 14th Septembsr
Social/video.
Wednesday 9th October
Hawker non-V/STOL jet Projects - Tony Buttler.
Wednesday 13th November
Royal Navy Historic Flight - Lt Cdrs Mark Jamerson/Chris Goetke.
Wednesday 11th December
Christmas Lunch.
     Mick Mansell was Executive Director Design at Kingston and Director of Future Systems at Warton.
     Tony Buttler is a well known aviation author with a special interest in British jet projects.
     Details of the arrangements for the outing to Surrey Satellites will be communicated by e-mail. To book a place please e-mail Chris Farara at cjfarara@ntlworld.com. SSTL is the world's leading small satellite company, delivering operational space missions for a range of applications including Earth observation, science, and communications. The company designs, manufactures and operates high performance satellites and ground systems for a fraction of the price normally associated with space missions. Based in Guildford UK, SSTL is an independent company within the Airbus Group. The trip will include a presentation on the history of the company and a brief insight to the future of the space business as SSTL sees it. This will be followed by a tour of the buildings, including the satellite control room and the facility where satellites are assembled.

     Details of the Christmas Lunch will be communicated by e-mail as well as via the Winter Newsletter.
     Unless stated otherwise, meetings are at 'YMCA Hawker Center, Kingston, KT2 5BH - the old Sports & Social Club - and start at 14.00. Lunch and drinks are available beforehand, tea afterwards; there is a large, free car park.