The Royal Aeronautical Society (London, UK) (RAeS) is the leading professional institution for people of all aerospace disciplines. The RAeS offers 19 Specialist Groups and grades of membership catering for everyone from the keen enthusiast to leaders of industry. The RAeS Montreal Branch (RAeSMB) of one of over 65 branches worldwide. Please explore our website and return often to view updates.


RAeS Montreal Branch 2nd Nancy-Bird Walton Lecture
It is our great pleasure to announce that the 2nd Nancy-Bird Walton Lecture of the Royal Aeronautical Society Montreal Branch will be delivered by Captain Lisa Norman, Boeing 787, Qantas Airways. In March 2018 Lisa was a Captain on the inaugural Qantas Perth-London service (QF9), creating aviation history by joining the two continents with a non-stop flight. The Lecture Gaining Altitude: Challenges and Wins of Women in Aviation - And the Path Ahead, will be presented at ICAO headquarters, 999 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard, Montréal, Québec H3C 5H7, Canada on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 18h00.

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RAeSMB 15th annual Assad Kotaite Lecture, Innovation: Improving International Civil Aviation Safety through Refined Weather Observations, Reporting and Forecasting, 6 December 2018, at ICAO by Dr. Robert W. Maxson, Director, NOAA Aviation Weather Center.Click for downloadable materials.

Keynote talks featuring Angela Gittens, DG, ACI World and Phillipe Rainville, President / CEO, Aéroports de Montréal, 23 November 2018, International Aviation Club of Montreal, on What's Next for Airport?.

Beyond ICAO’s CORSIA: Towards a More Climatically Effective Strategy for Mitigation of Civil Aviation Emissions, 4 June 2018, Christopher B Lyle FRAeS Atwater Library.Click for downloadable materials.

Slipping Gravity and Other Surly Bonds, 19 April 2018, Capt Don Van Dyke FRAeS, at the Aero Club of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

RAeSMB 14th annual Assad Kotaite Lecture, Lessons from the Ashes: Improving International Aviation Safety through Accident Investigation, 7 December 2017, at ICAO by The Honorable Robert L Sumwalt III FRAeS, Chairman, U.S. NTSB.Click for downloadable materials.

Keynote talk by ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu, 22 June 2017, International Aviation Club of Montreal, 10th annual Conference on International Aviation Liability & Insurance.

Brexit: Some Implications for Civil Aviation, 5 April 2017, Christopher B Lyle FRAeS at Atwater Library. Click for downloadable materials.

The Montreal Aviation Museum: A Brief on its History and Future, 5 March 2017, John Lawson, President, MAM. Click for downloadable materials.