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RAeS Montreal Branch 15th annual Assad Kotaite Lecture

It is our great pleasure to announce that the 15th annual Assad Kotaite Lecture of the Royal Aeronautical Society Montreal Branch will be delivered by Robert W Maxson PhD, Director, U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aviation Weather Center (AWC). The AWC is one of two international World Area Forecast Centers designated by ICAO to issue critical aviation weather forecasts and information on hazards such as cumulonimbus, icing, turbulence and volcanic activity.

The Lecture will be presented at ICAO headquarters, 999 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard, Montréal, Québec H3C 5H7, Canada on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at 18h00. Click for Lecture Details.

Click to Register by December 1, 2018 and a confirming message will be sent to your email address.

International Aviation Club of Montreal Business Luncheon

You are cordially invited to join our Royal Aeronautical Society table at the 4th Business Luncheon of the International Aviation Club (IAC) of Montreal, featuring Angela Gittens, DG, ACI World and Phillipe Rainville, President / CEO, Aéroports de Montréal, keynote speakers on What's Next for Airports?.

The Lecture will be presented at PLAZA CENTRE-VILLE (formerly the Delta Hotel), 777 Robert Bourassa Avenue, Montreal on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 12h00. Click for Details / Registration Form.


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

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

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.

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

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.