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Aviation Development in the Preston Area

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Since the First World War an amazing amount of aircraft development has taken place in the Preston area - Canberra, TSR2, Jaguar, Tornado, Typhoon ... and what next? We will also hear about the company changes and airfield and factory development.

Date and Time

08 February 2018 - 10:30-12:30

Location

Preston, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - NW:Lancs&Cumbria local network. Contact Mansel Jones 01253 886749 on 01253 886749 for more information.


About this event

Speaker:

Dave Ward, Heritage Advisor, BAE Systems

Since the First World War an amazing amount of aircraft development has taken place in the Preston area. Dave Ward’s talk will take us from the early flying boats on to the building of 4-engined bombers during the Second World War, with a peak production of 80 bombers in a month. Then with the introduction of the jet engine along came the Canberra, TSR2, Jaguar, Tornado, Typhoon …and what next? We will also hear about the company changes over these years and airfield and factory development. 

Programme

Tea and coffee will be available from 10:30 and the talk will commence at 11.00.  This will be followed by an optional 3 course lunch - this can be booked by returning the flyer that accompanies the Programme Card or by contacting Mansell Jones on 01253 886749.

Reasons to attend

• Learn more about an emerging hot topic/ development / challenges
• Form new professional relationships within your industry / local area
• Contribute to discussion and debate

Continuing Professional Development

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Cost

Free of charge - Open to non-members

Registration information

Registration for the talk is not essential but helps with catering etc. Please register using the link provided.

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