Welcome to the RCEA(Sussex)
An Association for Retired Professional Engineers
President: D.B.Thomas, BSc., C.Eng., M.I.E.T.
Hon Secretary: Tony Tomkins, M.A., C.Eng., M.I.E.E., C.I.T.P., M.B.C.S.
“Saunders Roe and the Princess Flying Boat”, Tuesday 10th February 2015 at Field Place, by Bob Wealthy.
The talk presents background to the formation of the Saunders Roe Company at East Cowes. The origins of the “large flying boat” resulted in a UK Government contract being placed with Saunders Roe for the design and construction of the SR45 Princess with BOAC as a somewhat reluctant “customer”.
The challenge of operating steam locomotives on the main line in the 21st century, Tuesday 10th March 2015, by Mr Cedric Spillar