30-Aug-2011 Source: Helicopter Museum
On 24th September, as part of Spotters Weekend, David Gibbings will be giving a daytime lecture at 11am in the Museums Lecture Room entitled THE EVOLUTION OF THE BRITISH HELICOPTER INDUSTRY including a section on the speed record and G-LYNX.
There is no additional charge for the lecture, only standard museum entrance with free entry to all friends of the museum with a valid membership card and Gift Aid return visitors.
Spotters Tours will be held over the weekend at various times throughout the day.
David Gibbings is a Retired Career Flight Test Engineer and Aviation Historian, Lecturer and Artist. He workedÂ for 38 years testing helicopters with over 3000hrs flying time as Flight test crew.
He worked on the Fairey Rotodyne, and has a specialised interest in similar projects.
Further information via www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk
Photo: J Thinesen, SFF photo archive