Welcome

Welcome to the Milton Keynes Aviation Society.

We are a friendly group of enthusiasts who meet each month to hear high quality speakers on a variety of aviation topics. Have a look at our Lecture Programme and come along as a visitor for £5 (no charge for members).

We visit RAF/USAF bases, special events, manufacturers, etc. as you can see from our Visits Programme. There is usually no charge for members other than a donation to a charity chosen by our host. Members receive a monthly MKAS Newsletter.

Membership costs £22 per year (Membership Form on the Archives and Documents page).

As the Milton Keynes Branch of Air-Britain our members can buy top class Air-Britain publications at a substantial discount.

**LECTURE SITUATION UPDATE - PLEASE CLICK HERE**

 

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11th May 2021 - This lecture will be presented via Zoom

Alistair Hodgson - de Havilland at Sea

Former Curator of the de Havilland museum, Alistair Hodgson has a particular interest in naval aviation.  Tonight we’ll look at the early Sea Vampire trials, the Sea Hornet’s brief career and of course go on to the Sea Venom and Sea Vixen

 

8th June 2021 -  This lecture will be presented via Zoom

Aldon Ferguson - The Berlin Blockade and Air Lift, 1948 – 1949

Aldon Ferguson of the RAF Burtonwood Association and Airfield Publications presents the story of the Berlin Air Lift following growing tensions between the Soviets and the West.  He will explain how and why the blockade started; the Allied organisation and operation of the Air Lift from June 1948 until May 1949, continuing until September 1949.  The facts and figures how it was managed; the difficulties, human loss, Soviet interference, political intrigue, which aircraft were used and how they were maintained

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