Details of the the 2017/2018 Programme
will appear in the coming weeks.
Many talks are already listed with
some awaiting details to be
agreed with the speakers.
Further information will follow.
So....remember to visit the site!
Tuesday 5th December 2017 - Carl Graham
"Unlucky 13 - the crash of B17G-20-VE ‘Paper Dollie’ #42-97622"
On the 23rd June 1944 Boeing Flying Fortress ‘Paper Dollie’ was part of a Lead Group of B17 bombers attacking airfields in France in support of allied forces soon after D-Day. On the return flight the aircraft crashed at Dundridge with the loss of the pilot and rear gunner. Carl has made a study of the operation and particularly the background of the aircrew involved. This interesting and very local presentation follows Carl’s detailed research and recent contact with families of the crew members. Although a tribute to one aircraft and crew it is an example representing all the US Eighth Air Force bomber aircrews operating over Europe in WW2.
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - "BA Training at Hamble" - Phil Nelson - Details TBC
Tuesday 6th February - "Eric Brown" - Paul Beaver - Details TBC
Tuesday 6th March - "Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft" - Adrian Abbott - Detaiuls TBC
Tuesday 3rd April - Details awaited
Tuesday 1st May - "The Meteor" - Rod Dean
Tuesday 4th September - "The Taranto Raid" - Kim Sharman - Details TBC
OUR PREVIOUS MEETINGS
Monday 15th May – Michael Draper –
‘Biafra – The Air War & Relief Airlift’.
Biafra between 1967 and 1970 remains one of the many forgotten African wars of the second half of the twentieth century. Michael’s well-illustrated talk was based on his personal involvement and covered particularly the air bridge of arms and food supplies to the Biafran enclave. Aircraft involved included the Constellation, DC6, Stratofreighter and Dakota as well as military Mig-17s and MFI Minicons. The talk was followed by a showing of the 45 minute award-winning documentary “Jesus Christ Airlines”
There are further details of James's talk on the Magazine Section of this site
Monday 12th December 2016 - Christopher Balfour
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GOSPORT AVIATION SOCIETY
Meetings are held at the Stubbington Snooker and Social Club
7.30pm for 8.00pm
As usual, we are pleased to include details of the GAS meetings. We are grateful to their Committee for publishing details of our Programme in their Newsletter
GAS 2017/2018 Talks Series -
Line up to the end of the year is as follows:
Tuesday 21 November -
“Designing Building and Flying the SR45 Princess Model”
by Mike Roach
Tuesday 19 December-
“Have Anorak Will Travel”
by Graham Spiller
Talks for 2018 will be announced
in due course
SOUTH HAMPSHIRE HISTORICAL AVIATION SOCIETY
Meetings held on the first Wednesday
of the month at 7.30 for 8.00pm start at :-
Romsey Working Men's
13 Market Place,
Romsey SO51 8NA
Wednesday 6th December
a talk by Ian Underdown
SHHAS website :
The Arun & Chichester
Air Enthusiasts Society meet in Chichester at the Park Hotel (behind Sainsbury's on the
Meetings start at 7.30pm
Full details of their latest programme
may be found on their web-site :