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Vintage British Motorcycles - Ray Dorey Memorial Lecture - Derby & Hucknall Branch
22 June 2016
Derby
Fred Evans, motorcycle enthusiast, has been involved in vintage bikes since he was 13 years old.  Now in his late 70s and still recognised as one of the leading restorers and knowlegeable owners of British vintage bikes and their racing history, Fred has offered to bring some of his collection (in excess of 100 worldwide). 
Start: 17:30 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: The Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD
Sixty Years of Secrets - Groom Lake and Area 51 - Ray Heathcote Memorial Lecture - Derby & Hucknall Branch
21 September 2016
Derby

Jock Heron, Chairman of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Bristol Branch, and retired Rolls-Royce employee, gives a lecture on "Sixty Years of Secrets - Groom Lake and Area 51".  Before joining Rolls-Royce in 1987, Jock was a Royal Air Force Pilot, retiring as a Wing Commander.  He has achieved over 3400 flying hours in various military aircraft, but predominantly in single-seat fighters.  Originally flying Harriers and Hunters, Jock later became Staff Officer defining the requirements for the aircraft that became the Tornado. 

Start: 17:30 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: The Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD
Safety and Airworthiness - Lecture - Derby & Hucknall Branch
26 October 2016
Derby
Belinda Swain gives a lecture on "Safety and Airworthiness".  Belinda is Chief Airworthiness Engineer at Rolls-Royce plc, ensuring that strict airworthiness regulations are met.  Belinda joined Rolls-Royce in 1985 after studying Physics at Oxford University.  Early in Belinda's career, she played a significant role in the team that developed the EJ200 engine for the Typhoon fighter jet, and went on to become Chief Engineer when the Typhoon went into service with four European Air Forces.  In 2012 Belinda won the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the WISE Women of Outstanding Achievements Awards.
Start: 17:30 hours
Location: Derby
Address: The Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby, DE24 9BD, United Kingdom