Airmen are being given a place in The Royal Scots Club’s series of autumn evening lectures as part of its season of remembrance, 100 years on from the First World War.
A flight to the dawn of military aviation, on Monday 2 November will be delivered by former Royal Marine Brigadier and best-selling author Ian R Gardiner giving a talk based on his book The Flatpack Bombers.
The writer and lecturer Ian Gardiner served in Oman, the Falklands and Northern Ireland and during in his lecture he will take the listener through the early days of aviation, marvelling at the early pioneers whose achievements and discoveries still have implications in the modern day.
The lecture will be a fascinating insight into British military aviation history, comprising interesting stories and little known details about the early days of military aviation.
The lecture begins at 7pm and is free to attend. Non-members are welcome to enjoy the evening at The Royal Scots Club.