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Orkney’s Two Day Aviation Festival Starts Today

Hosted by Orkney International Science Festival YouTube Channel is the ever popular Aviation Festival.

Sustainable Aviation Day Thursday 14th September

All online on OISF You Tube Channel from 2pm

2pm Introduction from Loganair CEO Jonathan Hinkles

2.30 Professor Andrew Rae Head of Engineering UHI 

An Update on the work of SATE

15.30  Yvette Lawrenson Project Lead, Windracers 

Talk Title: Connecting the Highlands and Islands for the Future. 

A deep dive into how Windracers plans to use large uncrewed aerial systems to provide middle-mile logistics support in the Highlands and Islands. This talk will cover Windracers past experience in Orkney and Shetland, the current plans as part of SATE 2, and the future of UAV logistics. 

16.30 Skif Dobney  ,Aircraft design engineer,     UAV Programme Manager   ARC Aerosystems 

Talk Title Advanced Air Mobility and how ARC is targeting it

17.00   Professor Andrew Rae   Closing remarks on the future of SATE

Friday 15th September, 2pm

Professor Andrew Rae’s talk to celebrate 90 years of the Inverness to Kirkwall service “The Creation of Airline Services in the Northern and Western Isles of Scotland: Impact and Legacy” will be broadcast on the OISF You Tube Channel

This will be followed by Robbie Fraser interviewing Richard Fresson at the King St Halls at 7.30pm. refreshments, raffle aviation exhibition  tickets on the door.

Windracers team prepare the ULTRA UAV at Kirkwall Airport (Credit Colin Keldie, Courtesy of SATE) 2021

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