Leeds Bradford Airport – A Potted History…..

Leeds Bradford Airport Our local airport has been in the news recently with proposals for a new more efficient and sustainable terminal and plans to increase passenger numbers from around four million per annum to seven million over a period of ten years. The history of the airport is an interesting story….. On October 17th 1931 ‘Leeds & Bradford Municipal … Continue reading “Leeds Bradford Airport – A Potted History…..”

Remembering Wing Commander Ken Wallis MBE…

Barrie Yates sent a couple of links which may bring back memories for some of the longer serving members of the association. Wing Commander Ken Wallis MBE came to Leeds to lecture us about his exploits with Autogyros.  The lecture theatre at Leeds University was packed that evening and the audience was enthralled by this amazing gentleman.  He was the … Continue reading “Remembering Wing Commander Ken Wallis MBE…”

Airbus Website…..

Barrie Yates sent this link to the Airbus website that you might find interesting to peruse… Especially with news of the first Zero Emission Commercial Aircraft…. There are some informative pages, so well worth a look…. Click here to access the site:-   Airbus Website

The battery invented 120 years before its time…..

Barrie Yates forwarded an article from the BBC’s ‘Future Planet’ news sheet which might prove of interest to members….. The battery invented 120 years before its time… (Image credit: Getty Images) By Allison Hirschlag – 24th February 2021. At the turn of the 20th Century, Thomas Edison invented a battery with the unusual quirk of producing hydrogen. Now, 120 years later, … Continue reading “The battery invented 120 years before its time…..”