The 157th Anniversary Dinner….. Coming Soon !

After missing our annual bash for the last couple of years The Leeds Association of Engineers 157th Anniversary Dinner is fast approaching and full details including the Menu and an Application Form are now on the website.  See in the Events section or click here for full details….   Anniversary Dinner Your Dinner Secretary, Andrew Kibler, awaits your applications…. Book now … Continue reading “The 157th Anniversary Dinner….. Coming Soon !”

New Lecture Meeting Venue…..

Attention All Members !  New Meeting Venue… The lecture room in Cleckheaton is no longer available for our meetings due to redevelopment of the area and so council have selected a new venue in Morley for forthcoming meetings. The new venue has ample parking and similar facilities to our previous meeting room. Details are as follows:- Central Methodist Church Hall … Continue reading “New Lecture Meeting Venue…..”

World Water Speed Record…. An Update….

. Greetings all….  I went onto the ‘Quicksilver’ website to see if they are still making any progress. The answer is yes, but slowly.   Here is a graphic of what the finished craft will look like, along with some further information. Click the link….. Kind regards to all, Barrie Yates Meanwhile, the son of the current World Record Holder … Continue reading “World Water Speed Record…. An Update….”

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