CAHS Meeting & Museum Events Programme - 2015

Unless otherwise stated:

1. Meetings commence at 12 noon sharp.

2. A light lunch is available following each meeting. Cost is $3.00.

3. Meetings are at the Airways Museum - click here for location details.

4. Visitors are most welcome. Financial members receive a Meeting Notice ten days prior to each meeting.


Airways Museum Open Day:

7 November
(Saturday). 10 am to 5 pm.
The 1934 MacRobertson Centenary England-Australia Air Race - click here for details


Programme of Meetings:


11 February
Visit to the TAA Museum,
corner York Street and Matthews Avenue, Airport West.
Tour commences at
10.30 a.m. Essential: Please advise Secretary by 4 February if you wish to attend.

8 April
Speaker: Dr Peter Hobbins, University of Sydney
Subject: Spin doctor: Frank Cotton and the Australian anti-G suit, 1940–51

10 June
Speaker: Dr Bill Ely
Subject: GPS Approvals for Australian Civil Aviation – Rationale and History

12 August
Annual General Meeting and the screening of a film from the archives

14 October
Speaker: Mr Peter Evans (Australia’s Representative on the Council of ICAO, 2007 - 2010)
Subject: The International Civil Aviation Organisation - A Personal Perspective

9 December
Speaker: Mr Greg Macdonald
Subject: Development of trajectory prediction for Air Traffic Management


Friday Night Film Shows:

Featuring some of the 16mm films from our archive. Museum opens at 6.30 pm and the film show starts at 7.30 pm. Tea & coffee at interval. Admission by gold coin donation.

15 May
Theme: The Air Age - details

18 September
Theme: Airways II - details


Slide Night at the Airways Museum:

Saturday TBA

  • 3.30 pm till late - come and go any time
  • bring along 20 of your favourite aviation images (plus another 20 in reserve - to be shown if time permits)
  • formats accepted: slide, jpeg, tiff, Powerpoint presentation
  • we will order pizza about 7 pm - $10 a head if you want to be in it
  • click here for last year's poster


Click here for the programmes for 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

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