Royal Aeronautical Society - New Zealand Division
- David Saunders email
- John Lanham
- Bernard Weinstein
- Andrew Heald
- Monique Hogervorst
- Gp Capt Peter Johnson
- John Cook
- David Jupp - Editor of "Wings & Things"
Youth in Aviation Member
- to be appointed
Branch Mailing Address
RAeS Wellington Branch
PO Box 15082
Our meetings are normally held the fourth Thursday of each month, February to November.
Meetings occur at up to three different venues in Wellington, but often at the National SCOUT Centre (Level 1, 1 Kaiwharawhara Road, opposite Spotlight). The venue for each meeting will be clearly stated below and in the monthly newsletter.
The AGM is usually held during the March meeting.
Branch Meetings in person are continuing under covid-19 Alert Level 1. However, Zoom meetings may be arranged as advised by email by the Chair and, if applicable, will be indicated below.
: Thursday 22 April 2021 at 5:30pm for a 6pm start
: National Scout Centre, Level 1, 1 Kaiwharawhara Rd, Wellington (opposite Spotlight)
: From Schoolboy to 24-year-old flying the ATR72
: Josh Shotton, ATR-72 pilot for Air NZ
Since school Josh has wanted to be an airline pilot. He did his first solo flight at the age of 16, got his PPL at 18, CPL at 19 and joined Air New Zealand as an ATR First Officer on the ATR-72 at the age of 24.
(Note The Branch AGM will now be on Thursday 24 June)
Dates to be Advised
- The 737 Max story - Shaun Johnson / Tim Dutton
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