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Aerosociety Podcasts

Flying Historic Aeroplanes

The Royal Aeronautical Society have a large archive of podcasts of lectures and interviews, including many of WW1 interest

 www.aerosociety.com/podcast 

WW1 titles include:

Andy Sephton's 2004 lecture to the RAeS in which he described the piloting techniques specific to the Edwardian and WW1 aeroplanes of the Shuttleworth Collection:

 https://www.aerosociety.com/news/audio-classic-lecture-series-flying-historical-aircraft-by-andy-sephton/

The 1969 sound recording of Clayton Knight aged 78 recalling reminiscences from his life and of his flying career with the U.S. Air Service during the First World War, which has been added to the National Aerospace Library Sound Archive - a real 'Who's Who' of aviation personalities and historical subjects -  and is now available to listen to via the Royal Aeronautical Society's SoundCloud web-site. 

https://www.aerosociety.com/news/audio-the-clayton-knight-interview/

 

 

Historic sound recordings from a 1959 BBC radio series have recently been added to the National Aerospace Library Sound Archive - a real 'Who's Who' of aviation personalities and historical subjects -  and are now available to listen to via the Royal Aeronautical Society's SoundCloud web-site. Produced for BBC Overseas Service by R. A. Symes-Schutzmann, the radio documentary series was a group of talks on the development of British aviation broadcast by BBC External Services in 1959 in the series 'English Talks for Asia'.

 

 With the programmes linked by Charles Gibbs-Smith, they include recordings of Lord Brabazon, Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, Major G. P. Bulman, Sir Harold Roxbee Cox, Sir Graham Sutton, Sir Alan Cobham, Captain O. P. Jones, ACM Sir Alec Coryton, Hayne Constant, Sir Robert Watson-Watt, A. A. Lombard, Sir George Edwards, Captain John Cunningham and Geoffrey Hall discussing the development of British aviation from their own personal perspectives.

The specific link to the recordings are as follows (just click on the arrow button to 'Play') :-

Episode 1 - Charles Gibbs-Smith and Lord Brabazon

Episode 2 - Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, Major G. P. Bulman, Sir Harold Roxbee Cox 

 https://www.aerosociety.com/news/audio-archive-recording-powered-flight-the-british-contribution-to-flying

 The remaining episodes will be digitally released in the coming weeks.

 

 

 



Article posted: 28/10/2018

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