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Historical Society Next Event

The Society’s next event will be a seminar on ‘Women in the Royal Air Force’ to be held at the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

Chaired by Air Chf Mshl Sir David Cousins, the day’s speakers will include Air Cdre Cynthia Fowler, Gp Capt Kathleen Sherit, Dr Tessa Stone, Peter Elliott and the RAF Museum’s Nina Hadaway. Their topics will cover women in the air forces of WWI and WWII, female pilots in the wartime Air Transport Auxiliary and the post-war RAFVR, and the path to combat roles in regular service. The day will conclude with personal accounts from the perspectives of a pilot, Flt Lt Julie Gibson, and a Squadron Commander, Gp Capt Sara Mackmin.

For more details please contact Wing Commander Jefford at Jefford@btinternet.com

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