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X-Planes of Europe - research aircraft from the golden age 1947-1967 - Bristol Branch Lecture
7 September 2015
Bristol

Tony Buttler, originally a metallurgist with High Duty Alloys, amd who is now an aviation historian and author, lectures on the X-planes of Europe.  These planes were desgined, built and flown in Europe in the two decades which followed the Second World War.

 E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)

The Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Open Day

19 September 2015
Derby

Come and visit us on our Open Day.  Both our Exhibitions will be open, and where you will be able to see the largest collection of aero engines in the country, ranging from the First World War era piston engines, the famous Eagle, Condor and Merlin engines, right up to modern day jet engines.  The collection also includes examples across the Rolls-Royce family, including marine and industrial applications.  There are examples of engines and motor cars from other distinguished names such as Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol and Napier, whose companies became part of the Rolls-Royce group in their latter years. 

Children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

For more details contact:-

         E-mail:       heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com

                       

Start: 10:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: Rolls-Royce Heritage Exhibitions, Derby
Changing the Economics of Space: SSTL's approach to low cost satellite propulsion- Derby and Hucknall Branch Roy Heathcote Memorial Lecture
30 September 2015
Derby

Oliver Lane, Propulsion Team Leader at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), a company who are part of the Airbus Defence & Space group making small satellites, will be talking about the company's approach to lowering costs in satellite propulsion.

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Oliver Gerg

Start: 17:30 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby,    DE24 9BD
Marine gas turbines: past, present and future - Bristol Branch Lecture
19 October 2015
Bristol

David Pearson, Rolls-Royce Director of Engineering & Technology - Naval, gives a lecture on the subject of 'Marine gas turbines: past, present and future'.

E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)
Spitfire - People, Politics and Production - Derby and Hucknall Branch Lecture
21 October 2015
Derby

Paul Beaver, Journalist, Commentator and independent consultant talks about the role of the Spitfire in World War Two, the people, the politics and its production. 

E-mail enquiries to:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention:  Oliver Gerg

Start: 17:30 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: Rolls-Royce Learning & Career Development Centre, Wilmore Road, Derby,    DE24 9BD
Early Development of the Rolls-Royce RB211-22 Turbofan engine - Bristol Branch Lecture
16 November 2015
Bristol

Lecture by Phil Ruffles, former Director of Engineering & Technology, Rolls-Royce plc.  In this lecture, Phil will cover the early development of the RB211-22 engine from 1960 to 1980, and revealing for the first time the full technical story behind the Company going into receivership. 

E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)
Birth of Tornado - Bristol Branch Lecture
18 January 2016
Bristol

Jock Heron, Chairman of The Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Bristol Branch gives a talk on the Tornado.  Before joining Rolls-Royce in 1987, Jock was a Royal Air Force pilot, retiring as a Wing Commander.  He achieved over 3400 flying hours in various military aircraft (but predominantly single-seat fighters).  Originally flying Harriers and Hunters, Jock later became a Staff Officer defining the requirements for the aircraft that became the Tornado.

E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)
Development of the Pegasus 11/61 fan for today's Harrier - Bristol Branch Lecture
15 February 2016
Bristol

Retired Rolls-Royce employees David Hope and David Martin talk about the development of the Pegasus engine.  David Hope was formerly Chief Aerodynamicist, Compressors, and David Martin was a Assistant Chief Engineer, Pegasus.

E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)
Bristol Branch President's Evening
21 March 2016
Bristol

Guest speaker is Sir Ian MacFadyen KCVO, CB, OBE, a retired RAF Air Marshal, and former Governor of the Isle of Man and Windsor Castle.

E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)
Bristol Branch AGM (MEMBERS ONLY), followed by Lecture - An interesting night out - in Lancasters over Friedrichshafen
18 April 2016
Bristol

AGM followed by a talk from Arthur Spencer.  Arthur was a war-time Lancaster crew member, and will talk abou this experiences flying Lancasters over Friedrichshafen.

E-mail:  heritage.trust@rolls-royce.com / Attention Bob Broomfield

Start: 18:00 hours
Location: United Kingdom
Address: BAWA Building, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RF (Sat Nav Post Code)