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.

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12th October 2021

Professor Mike Bagshaw - Hunter Heavy Breathing

The RAF Institute of Aviation Medicine was established in February 1945 incorporating a man-carrying centrifuge.  The IAM also had a dedicated Hunter T7, XL563, available as a research aircraft.  Professor Mike Bagshaw served with the IAM as a Senior Medical Officer Pilot and describes his work in the development of acceleration protection and oxygen systems and will outline some of the other significant research and development undertaken by the IAM

 

Monday 18th October 2021

Down Memory Lane edition 3 (via Zoom)

Another edition of members' memories from trips and visits over the years. This edition features the Christie's aircraft auction at Duxford in 1984, a trip to the West Coast of the USA in 1985 (USAF/USMC bases, airports, storage sites and museums) and a trip to China in 2014. Zoom invitations will go automatically to members. Any non-members wishing to join should contact Chris Bosworth (see Contact Us tab for details).

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