Sir George Edwards / Sir Ralph Robins / Sir Charles Masefield (National Aerospace Library Sound Archive)

For your information a historic 1973 sound recording of Sir George Edwards HonFRAeS in which he recollects on the how the British aircraft industry evolved during his long career in aviation  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 :-

www.aerosociety.com/podcast

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

https://www.aerosociety.com/news/audio-classic-lecture-series-looking-ahead-with-hindsight-by-sir-george-edwards-hon-fraes/

    Sir George Edwards' lecture has been released alongside recordings of the 1997 Inaugural Whittle Lecture lecture by Sir Ralph Robins in which he discusses the legacy of Sir Frank Whittle and a 1997 lecture by Sir Charles Masefield in which reviews the future direction of European aerospace collaboration beginning with his personal selection of the 16 most significant aircraft platforms in aviation history.

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Annual Flight Test Seminar Hosted by ITPS

ITPS hosted the Annual Flight Test Seminar on 12-13 December 2019.  It was a great event well attended and fully in the spirit of sharing experiences and lessons learned in different flight test programs.

Click the link below to read the full article on the event!
https://www.skiesmag.com/news/londons-itps-hosts-international-flight-test-community/

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.

SETP Swiss Watch 19

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 :-

www.aerosociety.com/podcast

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

https://www.aerosociety.com/news/audio-video-an-interview-with-col-joe-kittinger-hon-fraes/

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 (smile.amazon.com). 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:

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/32-0188969 - Link for SETP Foundation

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/95-2479396 - 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!