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New Forest Aviation Group - Previous talks

10 Nov- “My Life as an Air Transport Pilot” by Derek Oldham

03 Oct- “Concorde” by Mike Marsden

08 Sep - ‘Controlling 911’ by Phil Holt

14 Jul - ‘Experimental Test Flying - Its Ups and Downs!!’ By Rod Sears

09 Jun - ‘The Wessex Aircraft Industry” by Mike Phipp

12 May - ‘Fleet Air Arm Sea Vixen pilot’ by Kim Sharman

07 Apr- Half a century of military flying - Bernie Scott

10 Mar - AGM and  Charles Rolls and Britain’s First International Aviation Meeting

10 Feb - "Flying and Displaying Vintage Jet Aircraft."By Rod Dean

13th Jan 2017 - ‘Whittle and the Jet Engine’ by Stephen Robson

11th November  ‘The Cowboy, the Revolutionary and the Novelist - three unsung aviation pioneers" by Graham Spiller

14th October  ‘Working on HM Submarines’ by Ray Jones

9th September  - ‘Lawrence - Before and after Arabia’ by Colin van Geffen

8th July ‘Poole and its Flying Boats’ by Mike Phipp

10th June ‘Nimrod MRA4’ by Andrew Collins

13th May ‘Flying the 747’ by Kim Sharman

8th April ‘ Flying and Displaying Vintage Aircraft’ by Rod Dean

11th March - AGM followed by ‘The Sopwith Bat boat ‘ by Bob Wealthy

12th February  - An Airborne View by Ian Haskell

8th January ‘Battle of Britain - 1935’by Steve Robson

13th November ‘The Canberra’ by Phil Nelson

9th OctoberPortsmouth Aviation Aerocar’ by Bob Wealthy

11th September ‘Spitfire Mk26b - Build and Fly’ by Martin Laking  

10th July  'Air to Air Refuelling in the South Atlantic War includingthe Vulcan Bombing Raid on the Falklands'  - by Barry Neal

12th JuneBuccaneerby John Myers  

8th May  “55 years of Flying Fun” by Clive Rustin

10th April  “100 years of Air Accident Investigation” by Peter Coombs

13Mar15  AGM followed by ‘Hampshire and IofW Air Ambulance’ by Ian Jeffery  

 13Feb15  ‘London’s Second Airport - Blackbushe’ by David Ruffle  

 09 Jan15 ‘Britain’s Last Airliner - BAe146’ by Stephen Robson  

 14Nov14 - ‘Palmair - Bournemouth’s Airline’ by Mike Phipp

  10Oct14 -  ‘The Ordnance Survey Flying Unit’ by Paul Marshall

12Sep14 - ‘Early testing of the F35B - LightningII’ by Graham Tomlinson, former BAe Test Pilot

11Jul14 - ‘Mixed bag and Quiz’ by Steve Robson

13Jun14 - ‘Flying the Lightning’ by John Ward, a former Air Defence pilot

09May14 -  ‘Paragliding - the ups and downs’ by Neil McCain, Wessex Hangliding and Paragliding Club

11Apr14 - ‘Flying with the Red Arrows’ by John Myers a former ‘Red3’ and ‘Red9’ in the Red Arrows

14Mar14 - AGM and 'The UK Nuclear Test Programme' by Tom Kelly

14Feb14 -  'Aerial Surveillance - Part 2' by Phil Nelson

10Jan14 - ‘Enigma and its coding’ by Alan Watson

8Nov13 - 'The Supersonic Adventure' by Colin Hobbs

11Oct13 - 'Hurricanes to Murmansk' by Air Cdre Philip Wilkinson, CVO, FRAeS, RAF (Rtd)

13Sep13 - 'The Falklands War - a very personal view' by Dave Morgan DSC

12Jul13 - 'Hunter One' by Mike Phipp

14Jun13 - 'Out of Control' by Mark Davenport

10May13 - 'An Aviation Interest' by Mike Symes NFAG member

12Apr13 - "Where Highwaymen Rode", by Colin Hobbs  history and future of Heathrow Airport,

08Mar13 - "Britten Norman Islander" by Bob Wealthy.

                See Links for Britten-Norman Aircraft Preservation Society

08Feb13 - "Aerial Surveillance - how does it affect the price of fish?" - by Phil Nelson

11Jan13 - "Hunt the Königsberg" - by Kevin Patience (RNAS against the

         German Navy in East Africa - the true story behind the film "Shout at the Devil")


Meetings take place at Lyndhurst Community Centre 2nd Friday of the month
at  7pm for 7.30pm
Visitors - January Meeting £5 advance ticket purchase recommended

New Forest Aviation Group - Forthcoming Meeting Topics

 December - No Meeting - The committee wish all a Happy Christmas and welcoming New Year

2018 = = = = = = = =

12th January 2018 - ‘Triumphs and Tribulations’ by Stephen Bath of Bath Travel <<NEXT TALK

9th February -  “The Avro Shackleton” by  Andy Collins

9th March - ‘The Stratos 714’ by Gordon Robinson

13th April, - ‘Forty years of flying’ by John Daniels

11th May, 8th June, tbd

13th July  - The new Forest Airfields during WW2’ by Dr Henry Goodall of FONFA (see links)

14th September - Royal Navy and the Battle of Britain by Kim Sharman





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