As ever with our wonderful media there has not been anywhere near enough about the New Horizons probe which reached Pluto recently, so here are a few key facts for you engineers to get your heads around… and get you ‘Googling’ ! Remember it was ‘engineers’ who made a massive contribution to this project… New Horizons is an … Continue reading “New Horizons” – The Pluto Probe…..
When we think of Bugatti, we generally think of classic sportscars like the T13 and modern day supercars such as the all-conquering Veyron. However, back in the late 1930s, Ettore Bugatti also set out to build racing aircraft. In 1937 he began construction on a radical machine that had a swept-forward wing design, a twin-V tailplane, and twin contra-rotating propellers … Continue reading The Bugatti 100P “Blue Dream” Project…..
This year the Leeds Association of Engineers celebrates its 150th anniversary since being formed in 1865. This post is to bring to your attention this very special event in our calendar. Click this link for further details:- Commemorative Plaque A special Commemorative Memorial Plaque is to be unveiled at Leeds Minster, better known to most of us as Leeds Parish … Continue reading 150th Anniversary Presentation to Leeds Minster….
Your President, Barrie Yates, sends greeting to members and hopes you have all had a good summer during this 150th anniversary year of the Leeds Association of Engineers. Click here to read Barrie’s message to members…. President’s Letter 2015 The 2015-2016 session of lectures and visits kicks off on 24th September with a talk by our very own John … Continue reading Forthcoming Session of Lectures and Visits….
GOLF 2015 Photographs of the prize-giving are to be found after the results and sponsor list……. Captain: Barrie Yates (President) Hon. Secretary: Steve Stacey This year the event was held at Garforth G. C. The weather, golf course and hospitality were excellent. The Braime Trophy was initially played for in 1936, which was also held … Continue reading Report on the 2015 Golf Tournament…..
On Saturday 18th April 2015 the association held its 149th Anniversary Dinner at Headingley Golf Club. This was the first time that we have used this venue for the anniversary dinner and it seemed to be very popular with the guests, especially as the food choice and quality were judged to be excellent. Photographs taken during the evening can be … Continue reading Report on the 2015 Anniversary Dinner – with Photos !
Members please come along on Thursday 30th April to the 2015 AGM to be followed by a lecture to be given by Andrew Kibler after he hands over to the new President. Click here for further details…… 2015 AGM
The Annual Church Service will be held at Leeds Minster on Sunday April 26th 2015 at 10.30 am. This year there is to be a special presentation….. A commemorative plaque is to be presented to Leeds Minster… Read more about this and the church service here…. Church Service .