Although stories in the press tend to be negative, for example the Gatwick incident last December, Andy Cooper emphasised the positive uses of drones in areas ranging from emergency services to farming to construction. Andy demonstrated via a few short videos how easy it is to fly a drone. Once it is in the air,… [Continue Reading]
A new page has been added to the Meetings area of the website. It gives a brief run-down of what happens on a regular meeting day. Mainly aimed at new members but “old hands” are encouraged to have a look. It also serves as the basis for the Chairman’s agenda.
John Balls, who organises the Norfolk Titanic Association, gave a fascinating talk. He has discovered that over thirty people travelled on the Titanic under assumed names. His research has been a study of human motives and desperation. John’s interest was sparked by a newspaper article about a 92-year-old survivor who had died in 2005. She claimed… [Continue Reading]
Greg Cope, a member of the club, gave a fascinating talk on “The Aviation Bug and How I Survived It”. Eschewing notes, he decided to wing it using a variety of props, mainly comprising some superb model aircraft, to prompt his memories. Greg explained that aeroplanes had been his love for more than forty years…. [Continue Reading]
By chance I saw a web reference to Appleton Probus (who meet in Warrington) coming on holiday and staying in Cromer. I contacted their website manager and we decided that it might be nice for some of us to meet up with them at their hotel. The appointed hour was 8.15 on Friday 31st May… [Continue Reading]