Darker evenings have signaled the start of the Club monthly indoor meetings at the Flying Shack at Gloucestershire Airport (Staverton). Some interesting topics are in the pipeline so keep checking your Inbox.

To start off ,do you fancy a bit of R&R after a busy flying season? We have the answer. The R&R in question is Rolls Royce. Our speaker will be Stephen Robson, Chairman of the Charles Rolls Heritage Trust. His topic will be  “Charles Rolls and Britain’s First International Aviation Meeting”. Just to whet your appetite here is a quote from the talk summary :- 

He hosted the Wright Brothers when they visited England to meet the Short Brothers, who had been granted a licence to build Wright aircraft and thus created the first specific aircraft production factory in Britain. Rolls completed a non-stop return flight across the English Channel in June 1910 to prove that England had ceased to be an island yet died just over a month later at Bournemouth in the country’s first fatal aircraft crash.” 

It promises to be an excellent start to the talks season so put the date in your diary now.

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