Customized SETP Swiss-Made Watch - Now Available!

NEW - Customized SETP Swiss-Made Watch - Now Available!  Produced by Chrono AG, this is a solar powered watch customized with the SETP logo on the watch face and imprint on the watch band (SETP logo imprint included on the box for the watch as well). 

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in purchasing one. 

$250+tax (if applicable) and shipping fees.

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Col. Joe Kittinger HonFRAeS interview (National Aerospace Library Sound Archive)

For your information a video recording of an extended interview with Col. Joe Kittinger HonFRAeS on his extraordinary career in the field of flight testing and aeromedical research including his August 16 1960 parachute descent from 102,800 ft at the edge of Space from the Excelsior III high-altitude balloon has just been added to the National Aerospace Library Sound Archive - a real 'Who's Who' of aviation personalities and historical subjects based on original recordings held in the Library's archives - and is now available to listen to via the Royal Aeronautical Society's SoundCloud web-site :-

The specific link to the video / sound recording is (just click on the arrow button to 'Play'):-

The interview with Col. Kittinger - which was specially arranged for the National Aerospace Library Sound Archive - has been released alongside recordings of a 1995 lecture by Sir Peter Masefield in which he recollects on the work of the Brabazon Committees and their impact on the development of postwar British civil aviation and a 1997 lecture by Alan Mulally providing his personal insights into future development of the world aerospace industry.

Read more: Col. Joe Kittinger HonFRAeS interview (National Aerospace Library Sound Archive)

SETP and AmazonSmile

Dear SETP Membership,

Hey Amazon Shoppers!  Don't forget, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases when you shop at AmazonSmile ( SETP has set up 2 links for our charitable organizations that you can choose the donation be made to when you purchase items through AmazonSmile. The links are listed below and we hope you will use them for future Amazon shopping: - Link for SETP Foundation - Link for SETP Scholarship Foundation

It has come to our attention that you are not able to support AmazonSmile when shopping via the Amazon App through your smart phone.  Please use the links above so that it will take you directly to AmazonSmile to make your purchases and support our charitable organizations. 

Thanks for the support! 

SETP 63rd Annual Symposium - Photo Gallery and Video Podcasts Now Available

The video podcasts for the 63rd Annual SETP Symposium are now available to view in the Member's Only section of the SETP website.  

You will need your username and password to access the podcasts.  Click HERE to log in.

Click HERE to view the photo gallery for the Annual Symposium.

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Aviation Book Sale at the National Aerospace Library at Farnborough - November 14 2019

Aviation Book Sale at the National Aerospace Library at Farnborough on Thursday November 14 2019.

The book sale -  to which entry is  free  - will  be held throughout the day from 10.30am - 4.30pm .

Available for purchase on the day will be many 100s of new / secondhand  donated books  and heaps of aviation magazines - a  wide range of  aviation history books,  autobiographies, biographies, histories of  individual  aircraft  types  /  aircraft companies,  old  journals,  books on the  history of  RAF, technical textbooks, mathematical works etc. - a sheer abundance of aviation titles.

An opportunity to buy those Christmas presents for yourself you really do want or presents for other aviation enthusiasts.

Most of the books will be sold between £1.00 and  £5.00  and the magazines will be 25p each or 5 for a £1.00;  the  money raised from the sale of these  donated  books will be used towards the conservation of historic aviation material in the Library’s archives.

We have had a number of book collections donated to the Library in recent months and we literally have boxes and boxes of donated books / magazines to sell on the day.

Please feel welcome to forward details of the Book Sale to anyone who may be interested.