2011

Three meetings were held in 2011.

Spring Meeting:   Saturday 26th February 2011, London.

Theme:  Pushing the Limits

Programme

Chairman: Dr Andrew Clymo
Registration and coffee
President’s welcome and opening remarks
Dr Paul Collins Howgill, Head of Aviation Medicine Training, CAA
“Disabled Flying”
Wg Cdr Tim Greenish, Consultant Occ Med, ex RAF Command Flight Medical Officer
“To fly or not to fly? Case studies from a CFMO tour”
Lt Col Mark Adams, Army Consultant in Aviation Medicine, RAF Centre for Aviation Medicine
“Meeting the Challenge”
Lunch
Chairman: Dr Claire McCready
Sqn Ldr Chris Heames, CFI, Air Cadet Central Gliding School, RAF Syerston
“Teaching Youngsters to Fly”
Dr Peter Orton, Aviation Medica, Stanstead
“Transatlantic in a single-medical issues”
Sqn Ldr Ian Smith, Commanding Officer, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, RAF Coningsby
“Respecting 70 year old limits”
Discussion.

Summer Meeting:   Sunday 24th July 2011, Crowland.

Families Day, Peterborough and Spalding Gliding Club, at Crowland airfield.

Autumn Meeting:   2nd-4th September 2011, Halfpenny Green Airfield.

Programme.

Friday 2nd September.  Arrivals by air to EGBO Halfpenny Green or by car at the Mount Hotel, Mount Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8HL. Informal dining at hotel.

Saturday 3rd September.  Visit to Central Counties Air Operations Unit (Police helicopters) combined with + Midlands Air Ambulance .

Exploration of the Severn Valley by steam train on the Severn Valley Railway from Kidderminster with guided walk and buffet lunch in Bridgnorth followed by return.

Annual dinner.

Sunday 4th

10.30 AGM followed by a visit to the Boulton Paul Aircraft Heritage Project and/or Broadfield House Glass Museum.