ASTC interesting fact of the week…

Today is the 150th anniversary of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the oldest society relating to aeronautics and astronautics in the world.

Formed by the Duke of Argyll in 1866 to explore the science of heavier than air flight, some 37 years before the Wright brothers would take to the sky at Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina.

It is not just today that we have innovative thinkers and pioneers, The Duke was very much the Steve Jobs or Elon Musk of the 19th Century.

 

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