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Heritage Centre

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FONFA is a charity established by aviation enthusiasts, veterans, authors and historians in the New Forest. FONFA’s Heritage Centre is in a former RAF Sopley building.

Derrit Lane, Sopley BH23 8HE. Turn first left as you enter the new housing estate

East Boldre Book

East Boldre This book tells the story of the pioneering flights from 1910 to 1920.

.Tuesday 6th September Bishop's Waltham – Bishop’s Waltham Aviation Group Lecture

Rod Dean -"The Development of the F86 Sabre." Doors  open at 7:45pm with presentation starting at 8:00pm. We meet in the Church Hall, off Free Street Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire SO32 1EE. A location map and directions can be found in the 'ABOUT' section of this site. The fee for each meeting is normally £3.00. Website www.bwavg.co.uk.

Wednesday 7th September Burlesdon - The Brickworks Museum

Discovery Tours at The Brickworks Swanwick Lane, Bursledon. https://thebrickworksmuseum.org/events/

Wednesday 7th September Romsey - South Hampshire Historical Aviation Society (SHHAS) Talk

The history of RNAS Daedalus by Bob Wealthy. All meetings 7.30 for 7.45pm start. Romsey Working Men's Conservative Club. Contact Mike Webster wmcbug+AT+aol.com


Wednesday 7th to Thursday 8th September London - Helitech Expo 2022

Helitech Expo is the one-stop marketplace for rotorcraft professionals who are looking to improve their offerings and stay ahead of the competition. ExCel Centre London. https://www.helitech.co.uk/


Friday 9th September Newbury - The Kingsclere Village Club Talk

Secret Spitfires. An evening presenting the incredible story of how Spitfires were made after the Supermarine Factory in Woolston was flattened by the Luftwaffe in September 1940.It will be an evening of two parts. First off, Alan Matlock from the Spitfire Makers Charitable Trust tell the human story of the attacks on the factories from the point of view of those in the buildings or watching from across the town at the time - some of which come from first-hand accounts. After an interval will be a Showing of the Secret Spitfire Movie, which was planned for 2020, but been deferred due to the Pandemic. £19 plus 10% booking fee. Door time: 7:00pm, Start time: 7:30pm. 2 course meal included, Bar available. 35 George Street, Newbury RG20 5NH. https://www.wegottickets.com/event/551155


Friday 9th September Lyndhurst - New Forest Aviation Group (NFAG) Lecture
‘Test Pilot’ by Chris Taylor. Having flown an astonishing 400 different aircraft, as a licensed Category 1 test pilot and flight test instructor for both aeroplanes and helicopters, Chris Taylor is arguably one of the best qualified and widely experienced test pilots working today anywhere in the world. Doors open at 7pm for prompt 7.30pm start at Lyndhurst Community Centre. Visitors £4 including light refreshment. Contact Stephen Robson:

Monday 12th September Andover - Andover Strut

The Andover Strut meets on the 2nd Monday in the month at Popham Airfield (EGHP). Visitors welcome.   We normally gather at around 19:30 for a 20:00 start. Tea, coffee and  biscuits  available throughout the evening. http://www.andoverstrut.org.uk

Tuesday 13th September Farnborough - Royal Aeronautical Society (RAES) Farnborough Lecture ****

Drone Swarms by Joseph Barnard of UAS, Barnard Microsystems Ltd. 19:30 - 21:30. Lectures are held at the Westminster Theatre, Farnborough College of Technology, Boundary Road, Farnborough, GU14 6SB. The Westminster Theatre is in the UCF Study Centre building close to the main entrance in Boundary Road. Contact jo.davies+AT+raes-volunteer.org.


Friday 16th to Sunday 25th September Southampton - Southampton International Boat Show

The show features everything the leisure marine industry has to offer. Ranging from paddleboards to superyachts, and all the products and services you need to enjoy life in, on or around the water – you’ll find it at the show. Mayflower Park, Southampton. https://www.southamptonboatshow.com/


Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September Chichester - Goodwood Revival 2022

The world’s greatest historic motor race meeting, and the only sporting event of its kind to be staged entirely in a period theme. The Revival is an immersive celebration of a less disposable world, where “make do and mend” was a way of life. This year, alongside the high-octane action on the circuit, the Revive and Thrive Village will breathe new life into this ethos, sharing how to revive time-worn treasures. https://www.goodwood.com/motorsport/goodwood-revival

Tuesday 20th September Salisbury – Boscombe Down Aviation Collection (BDAC) Presentation

Build your own - fly your own by Tony Smyth and John Lusher. Fascinating story of a home-built aeroplane that flew from Crowfield to Cape Town! Tony Smyth and his friend, John Lusher built a Europa Aircraft. 1900 in the Conference Room, Hangar 1 South, Old Sarum Airfield. Non-members and members whose email address is not known to BDAC who wish to join a presentation need to register securely with BDAC via the website. http://www.boscombedownaviationcollection.co.uk/


Tuesday 20th September Salisbury - Institute of Physics (IOP) Lecture

King Canute and the Tides of Southampton by Harry Bryden, University of Southampton. Most people will have heard the story about King Canute and the tides.   Fewer will know about his connection with Southampton and fewer still will have made the link with the unusual tides of Southampton.   But King Canute ruled over a North Sea empire and will have been well versed in the properties of tides.   In our Lecture Professor Harry Bryden will explain all.   This event is free to attend and there is no need to register. 19:30 to 21:00. Sarum College, Salisbury. https://www.iop.org/events/king-canute-and-tides-southampton#gref


Tuesday 20th September Farnborough - Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Association

Dr Graham Rood will be talking about the Research programmes carried out at RAE during the inter-war years. FAST lecture will take place on 20th September at Westminster Theatre, Farnborough College of Technology.

Wednesday 21st - Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Farnborough & Guildford Webinar ****

Southampton to London Pipeline. The Southampton to London Pipeline (SLP) project is replacing 90km of the underground fuel pipeline between Boorley Green, Hampshire and the West London Terminal storage facility in Hounslow. 19:30-21:00. https://nearyou.imeche.org/near-you/UK/Thameswey/Farnborough---Guildford-Area/event-detail?id=19894

Thursday 22nd September Bournemouth - Royal Aeronautical Society (RAES) Christchurch Lecture ****

Lectures 4th Thursday in month apart from December. 7pm for prompt lecture start at 7:30pm. Cobham Lecture Theatre, Bournemouth University Poole House, Fern Barrow, Poole, Dorset BH12 5BB.   This event may be used for anyone pursuing professional recognition, or further development, as evidence for your  CPD  records and we can provide a Certificate of Attendance. Contact Roger Starling e-mail christchurch+AT+aerosociety.com.


Thursday 22nd September Weybridge - Brooklands Museum Evening Talk

The Silver Spitfire. In 2019  a team of intrepid aviators undertook the most challenging expedition ever attempted in a single-engined World War II era aircraft. After years of planning, the team from Spitfires.com flew a silver Spitfire right around the world, taking in some of the most famous landmarks on the planet from the Grand Canyon in the West, to the snow-capped peak of Mount Fuji in the East. This event will be in person in the Clubhouse and broadcast on BM.tv Livestream. The  Bar will be open from 6pm and hot food will be available. Parking on-site via the Brooklands Road Campbell Gate.   Time 6:00pm - 10:00pm. Members £6.00  Non Members £8.00.   To book your tickets click the book links in the ticket information block on the website or  email  talks+AT+brooklandsmembers.co.uk

Monday 26th September Chichester - Arun & Chichester (Air) Enthusiasts Society Air ACES Talk

The History of Royal Flying by Sqn Ldr Graham Laurie RAF (retd). All welcome. 19:00 for 19:30 start. Chichester Park Hotel, behind Sainsbury’s on the Chichester By-pass. Entrance fee to each meeting members £5/non-members £7. Contact David Batcock on 01243-823007 or email info+AT+airaces.org.uk.

Wednesday 28th September Gosport - Daedalus Aviation and Heritage Group Meeting

The Group meets socially on a monthly basis on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start in the Royal Naval Association Club on Aerodrome Road occasionally a change in start time or date is needed so please check the 'Programme of Talks' page. Most meetings include a guest speaker.  Visitors are welcome but there will be an admission charge for them of £5.00 when a speaker is present.  https://www.daedalusaviation.org/meetings

Southampton Model Aeroplane Club

Events list courtesy Adrian Thomson. Please contact the event organiser for any queries and to check event details before a journey. Email addresses have +AT+ instead of @. **** indicates CPD acceptable