Sustainable Aviation Day Thursday 14th September and Friday “The Creation of Airline Services in the Northern and Western Isles of Scotland: Impact and Legacy” Online Talks
‘The aircraft was to be powered by a new jet engine specially developed for it by Frank Whittle. Eric Brown was chosen to be M.52 test pilot, “because I was the smallest man in the room”, he said ‘
On October 16th 1936, Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator, completed the first solo flight from England to New Zealand
Robert Foden tells the story of the Norwegian explorer Tryggva Gran, the first person to (officially) fly cross the North Sea. Aviation Festival 8th & 9th August 2022 online
“Aviation and the Art of Engineering” a talk by Professor Dugald Cameron OBE,FCSD,FRSA. Aviation Festival 8th & 9th August 2022 online
A group of volunteers from Orkney is needed to participate in a small focus group workshop and give their opinion towards new hydrogen electric technologies.
“I want to add my voice to the drive to ensure renewable energy projects such as these create pathways for young people to make the most from the opportunities presented.”
The Orkney Aviation Festival will take place on-line on Thursday 10th September
“The collapse of FlyBe will have significant knock-on effects across the aviation industry.”
Orkney’s Aviation Festival got off to a flying start on Friday night, 12th of September, with the ‘Loganair’ talk from a well informed and humorous Robert Foden.