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Speaker - Alan Bond

Alan Bond - Speaker Alan Bond

E  x-Rolls Royce and British Aircraft Corporation with wide experience in gas turbines and rockets. Employed at the Atomic Energy Authority in 70’s – 80’s on the JET and RFX nuclear research projects. As a consultant engineer to BAe during the HOTOL project, invented and patented the RB545 engine design. Since forming Reaction Engines in 1989, managed evolution of HOTOL into SKYLON.

The Reaction Engines Ltd website gives more information about SKYLON and HOTOL and more about Alan can be found on Wikipedia.

Date Talk at GAS meeting
5 May 2011 SKYLON – Beginning the Conquest of Space

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