Programme of Events updated 23Aug2018
|At 2:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month there will
be a meeting, normally at the YMCA Hawker Centre (was the Hawker Sports
and Social Club), Lower Ham Road, Kingston on Thames, Kingston,
KT2 5BH unless indicated otherwise.
|There is a well stocked bar, and good inexpensive lunches and snacks are available. We hope members will avail themselves of these. There is plenty of free parking space.|
|Wednesday 10 January||"Hawker Films" taken by
|Wednesday 14 February
||"Airline Flight Safety" -
|Wednesday 14 March
||Harrier Ski-jump trials - a flight test engineers viewpoint -
|Wednesday 11 April
||Notice of AGM
|Wednesday 9 May
||Paper aeroplanes again -
|Wednesday 13 June
|Wednesday 11 July
||Ernest Hemingway visits Dunsfold,D-Day, and Divorce -
|Wednesday 8 August
|Wednesday 12 September||Social with a focus (tbd)|
|Wednesday 26 September
||Outing to Harrier Heritage Centre, RAF Wittering|
|Wednesday 10 October
||CANCELLED due to the Commemoration event for at theBrooklands Museum
|Wednesday 14 November
||The Aircraft Industry in Surrey in the Great War -
|Wednesday 12 December
|Wednesday 9 January||Special social; members sharing their hobbies and interests.
|Wednesday 13 February||(To be confirmed) -
|Wednesday 13 March||Fresh interests since retirement -
|Wednesday 10 April||AGM
, our Chairman, after retiring as Chief Test Pilot Dunsfold joined the commercial aviation world as a captain and manager.
was Chief Flight Test Engineer at Dunsfold and managed the BAe ski jump trials returns with more about paper aeroplane design.
was an avionics engineer and Director Harrier.
is the CO of the RN Historic Flight.
has become an authority on Sopwith and the early aicraft years.|
Our proposed outing to the Harrier Heritage Centre at RAF Wittering is being planned.
If you have a suggestion for a topic or theme for the 8th August Social please let the Editor know.
Unless stated otherwise, meetings are at 'YMCA Hawker, Kingston - the old Sports & Social Club - and start at 14.00. Lunch and drinks are available beforehand, tea afterwards, and there is a large, free car park.