Royal Aeronautical Society - New Zealand Division

Bay of Plenty Branch


Branch Committee

Chairman - Des Underwood, MRAeS, email
Treasurer/Membership - Mike Feisst email
Secretary - Not filled
Deputy Chairman - Not filled
Committee Member - Jack Best email
Committee Member - Wally Gee email
Committee Member - Graham Lister email
Committee Member - Dr David Lyon email

BRANCH MEETINGS - 2020

Venue: Normally AvGas Café, Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Place, Mt Maunganui for 6.00pm start (unless advised otherwise).

Government Covid-19 Alert Level 1 regulations apply. A normal branch lecture will be held unless otherwise advised.


Friday 2 October

WHEN: Friday 2 October 2020 ; 17.00 for 18.00 start
WHERE: Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Drive, Tauranga
SPEAKER: John Pheasant
SUBJECT: The Restoration of the Thruxton Jackaroo ZK-PHZ

All
I am pleased to report the 2020 Jean Batten Address was held earlier in the month with 44 people present; details to follow in the August-September edition of 'Wings over the Bay' which will follow shortly. Meantime, the next Branch meeting will be held on the first Friday of next month, as above. .

Come along and hear John Pheasant speak. Click the interim NEWSLETTER for details. There will be time for a catch-up over a cuppa afterwards.

For those who need to pay their 2020 subs, the Membership Renewal form is attached which includes the Branch Bank Account - please advise Mike Feisst of your payment Look forward to seeing you at Classic Flyers this Friday week
Regards & thanks
Des

Des Underwood. MRAeS
Chairman, Bay of Plenty Branch Branch, RAeS
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Past Meetings

4 September 2020 - The Life and Times of George Bolt - Aviation Pioneer 1893-1963

7 August 2020 - Air Charter Operations - UK, Europe and Scandinavia

17 July 2020 - Career Highlights of a former RNZAF C-130 Captain

5 June 2020 - Restoration of a Lockheed 10A Electra ZK-AFD

28 May 2020 - an away meeting to Solo Wings, Aerodrome Road, Tauranga

1 May 2020 - ZOOM meeting online: Speaker: Wally Gee; Subject: "The Stearman Story"

3 April 2020 - ZOOM meeting online: Speaker: Des Underwood; Subject: "Mandeville 2020"

6 March 2020 - Speaker: Brian Cox; Subject: "Black Monday - 1945"

31 January 2020 - AGM and Branch Barbecue

6 December 2019 - Speakers: John (JC) Mathewson and Des Underwood. Subject: The KAHU Jet - RNZAF's Updated Air Combat Fighter

5 October 2019 - Speaker: Neil Hygate, Director Air Domain, Capability Delivery, NZ Ministry of Defence. Subject: The Defence Capability Plan

6 September 2019 - Speaker: Des Underwood MRAeS. Subject: The World of Sgt James WARD VC

9 August 2019 - Speaker: Hugh McCarroll BE CEng MRAeS. Subject: Journey into Space - Part 3 - The Big Picture - 2019 Update

5 July 2019 - Speaker: Colin Alexander, LAME and flight instructor Subject: TECNAM Types in New Zealand

7 June 2019 - Speaker: Wally Gee assisted by Derek Williams. Subject: The History of the NZ Aerospace FU-24

22 May 2019 - Speaker: Erika Pearson. Subject: 50 Years since NAC 737 Introduction; 100 Years of Boeing

27 April 2019 -Airfield Day, Thames

5 April 2019 - Speaker: Timothy Graham. Subject: A Drone View from Across the Ditch

1 March 2019 - Speaker: Russell Corney. Subject: Flying DC3's in PNG and with ANSETT AUSTRALIA

1 February 2019 - Branch AGM

7 December 2018 - Speaker: Mike Feisst. Subject: Visit to HARS Aviation Museum

2 November 2018 - Speaker: Wally Gee, Branch Committee Member. Subject: Grumman TBF Avenger Restorations at Classic Flyers

5 October 2018 - Speaker: Des Underwood MRAeS. Subject: A Tribute to Sir Frank Whittle

14 September 2018 - Speaker: Rev Dr Richard Waugh QSM. Subject: The History of NAC – 1947 – 1978

10 August 2018 - Speaker: Andrew Gormlie, CEO Classic Flyers Subject: CFNZ Renwick Recovery Mission

6 July 2018 - Speaker: Ross Dawson. Subject: Tauranga Helicopter Training

4 May 2018 - Speaker: Denys Coulter-Jones. Subject: Progress at Ferrymead

6 April 2018 - Speaker: David Love . Subject: Security Branch Support of RAF Operations

9 February 2018 - AGM

8 December 2017 - Speaker: Bill Janes. Subject: Scale Model Engines

3 November 2017 - Speaker: Barry Gillingwater. Subject: "Special Spitfire"

6 October 2017 - Speaker: Linton Heatley Subject: Hovercraft Ops on the English Channel

1 September 2017 - Speaker: Brian Lockstone MRAeS. Subject: The NZ Contribution to the Air War - WW1

21 July 2017 - Speaker: Craig Mossman. Subject: Fighter Jets and More

16 June 2017 - Speaker: Wing Commander Peter Johnson MBE, MRAeS. Subject: RAF Merlin HC3 Helicopter Operations in Iraq

5 May 2017 - Speaker: Ray Stark, CEO of FlyStark. Subject: FlyStark

7 April 2017 - Subject: What's in an Airshow?

10 February 2017 - Speaker: Owen Bieleski. Subject: Boeing 787 Ops

2 December 2016 - Speaker: Dr Calum Young. Subject: Aviation Medicine

4 November 2016 - Speaker: Graham Lister; Subject: My Side of Erebus

7 October 2016 - Speaker: Bryan Cox. Subject: The Mighty Corsair

2 September 2016 - Speaker: Brian Lockstone. Subject: The Exploits of Jean Batten in Aviation

5 August 2016 - Speaker: Steve Geard. Subject: Aerobatics in the YAK55

1 July 2016 - Speaker: Andrew Duffy. Subject: Helicopters / Offshore Helicopters in Oil and Gas

10 June 2016 - Speaker: Melanie Salisbury. Subject: Aviation Tours to the UK

6 May 2016 - Speaker: Grayson Ottaway. Subject: Local Rutan Pedigree to Take Flight

6 April 2016 - Speaker: Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton GCB, ADC, RAF Rtd (Chief of Air Staff 2009-13), President Elect of the RAeS UK

8 April 2016 - Speaker: Lloyd Klee, director of Aviation Safety Supplies Ltd in Tauranga . Subject: "Emergency Beacon Technology in Aviation"

4 March 2016 - This month's Branch meeting will be chaired by Dr David Lyon, and Des Underwood will deliver the lecture. Subject: The DC-3 Re-born: Basler BT-67

4 December 2015 - Speaker: Marty Cantlon. Subject: "An Impression of OSHKOSH 2015"

6 November 2015 - Speaker: Adrian Cable. Subject: "GLIDING IN THE BAY"

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