RAeS BWC June 2024 Lecture

20 June 2024

The Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society

The Story of Glosters – Cabinets to Javelins

Doors open: 6.15pm
Lecture starts: 7.00pm

Location: National Cold War Exhibition Lecture Theatre
Admission is free to Members of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Museum Members
Other visitors welcome with a donation – no booking required, just turn up.

This month’s speaker is retired RAF Group Captain Laurie Hilditch .

In this free informative talk he will tell the story of Gloucestershire’s aircraft own aircraft company from humble roots as a craft in wood company to the mighty Cold War Delta-winged interceptor the Javelin and more.

Speaker Details

RAF Group Captain Laurie Hilditch (r’td) is a graduate of the US Naval Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, a former Commandant of the UK Empire Test Pilot School, Head of Future Capability for Eurofighter and a Shuttleworth Trust pilot.

Image of Gloster Javelin XH716


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