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Welcome to the Bristol Aero Talks website.


Bristol Aero Talks are a series of talks on aerospace and related high-technology subjects with particular emphasis on the history of the Bristol and surrounding areas.


These talks, for which no admission is charged, are held monthly at BAWA in Filton (click here for information on getting to BAWA).  The talks are normally held on a Friday evening between September and March.  However, as these talks are being run independently, we will ask for a voluntary contribution of one pound per person to cover the room rental and associated costs.  In the event there is an accrued surplus at the end of the season of talks it will be donated to a good cause such as the Air Ambulance.


Bristol Aero Talks makes use of e-mail as the primary communications medium and to handle matters efficiently a number of e-mail addresses have been set up - please see the Contact Us page for more information including how to receive talk announcements by e-mail.




On Friday 8th February Neil Cloughley, Managing Director and Founder of Faradair Aerospace Limited, will discuss the Bio-Electric-Hybrid-Aircraft (BEHA) a 10+ seat aircraft with a hybrid propulsion system intended to revolutionise urban flying.



Information on the next scheduled talk can be found by clicking Here


Details of the forthcoming talks program may be found by clicking Here


Information on the earlier talks given under the Bristol Aero Talks banner may be found by clicking Here


External Events

Trevor Wilcock, Chairman Light Aircraft Association Bristol Strut, has advised us that their next talk is on Tuesday, 5th February, BAWA Room 7, 19:30 for 19:45.
The information from Trevor regarding the talk is as follows:
Our guest is local pilot Steve Slade, subject "My Flying Adventures". An accident at age 17 rendered him paraplegic, but he learned to fly microlights and now has 35 years' experience and various records to his name.
If anyone is interested, we make no charge but I believe Steve is bringing a collecting tin for Flying Scholarships for Disabled People. However I would ask people to contact me in advance at 01275 858337 so that I can make sure we can accommodate the numbers.


Not receiving announcements of talks?

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