Our Talks for 2021

All meetings start at 7:30pm on the 3rd Thursday of month at the International Aviation Academy Norwich.

However they are currently held virtually via Zoom.

Members will be emailed joining instructions and those not able to use Zoom will receive a DVD recording of the meeting.

Talks are free for members,
£5 for non-members.

15th July 2021


Javelins in the Far East

Presented by

Ian Moir


19th August 2021

Norfolk VCs in Aviation

Presented by

Steve Snelling

Local writer, freelance journalist and historian.

16th September 2021

My Life in Display Flying

Presented by

Lee Proudfoot

Professional formation display pilot since 1991

Flew the Austrian aerial action sequence in ‘Spectre’.   

Also flew in the Antarctic for the British Antarctic Survey

….. and much more !

21st October 2021

The Arctic Air Bases

Presented by

John Blakeley

Retired RAF Senior Engineering Officer

Talks Earlier this Year

17th June 2021


Military Quiz

Presented by

John Blakeley

Retired RAF Senior Engineering Officer

20th May 2021


Developments at East Anglian Air Ambulance

Presented by 

Patrick Peal, EAAA CEO

15th April 2021


The Air War over Vietnam

Presented by

Mike Pugh-Davies

A popular speaker at our meetings

18th March 2021

Griffons, Merlins and Spitfires

Presented by

Kevin Patience

Followed by a brief AGM

18th February 2021

82nd Squadron Blenheim raid on Aalberg May 1940
from RAF Watton

Presented by

John ‘Smudge’ Smith

Aircraft Restoration Company, Duxford

21st January 2021



From Kitty Hawk to Cape Canaveral

– the Miracle of Powered Flight

Presented by

Tony Davies

Wing Commander (Retd)

Talks from last year

17th September

The Air War over Korea

An illustrated presentation by Mike Pugh-Davis,

a well known speaker at our meetings.

15th October

The History of RAE Bedford

Presented by Barry Tomlinson

19th November

Photo by Ian Ward

RAF Marham Today

Presented by Mo Howard

Station Engagement Officer

17th December

The Mull of Kintyre Chinook Tragedy

Presented by John Blakeley

Retired RAF Senior Engineering Officer

To trial a meeting on Zoom

and enjoy the month’s presentation free of charge –

Please call Dave Ditton on 01603 880422

Dave will welcome you

and give you joining instructions for the next meeting.

October            November        December
RAE Bedford    RAF Marham    Chinook Tragedy