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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.
 Hawker Centre

2018 PROGRAMME
Wednesday 10 January "Hawker Films" taken by Graham Galton
Wednesday 14 February
"Airline Flight Safety" - Chris Roberts
Wednesday 14 March
Harrier Ski-jump trials - a flight test engineers viewpoint -  Dick Poole
Wednesday 11 April
Notice of AGM
Wednesday 9 May
Paper aeroplanes again - Ed Hui
Wednesday 13 June
Summer barbecue
Wednesday 11 July
Ernest Hemingway visits Dunsfold,D-Day, and Divorce - Dick Wise
Wednesday 8 August
Social
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 John Farley at theBrooklands Museum
Wednesday 14 November
The Aircraft Industry in Surrey in the Great War - David Hassard
Wednesday 12 December
Chrismas lunch
2019 PROGRAMME
Wednesday 9 January Special social; members sharing their hobbies and interests.
Wednesday 13 February (To be confirmed) - Lt Cdr Chris Goetke (RNHF)
Wednesday 13 March Fresh interests since retirement - Ambrose Barber
Wednesday 10 April AGM
Chris Roberts, our Chairman, after retiring as Chief Test Pilot Dunsfold joined the commercial aviation world as a captain and manager.

Dick Poole was Chief Flight Test Engineer at Dunsfold and managed the BAe ski jump trials

Ed Hui returns with more about paper aeroplane design.

Dick Wise was an avionics engineer and Director Harrier.

Lt Cdr Chris Goetke is the CO of the RN Historic Flight.   
Committee Member David Hassard 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.