Thursday, 28 July 2011

RAeS Southend branch lecture: Captain David MacKay, Virgin Galactic

Captain David Mackay, Virgin Galactic’s Chief Test Pilot, is to speak at the Southend branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society.  Subject to US Security clearance Captain Mackay, who was recently the subject of an article in The Telegraph, will pilot Virgin’s flagship VSS Enterprise on its maiden voyage carrying Sir Richard Branson and his family into space.  Until then all test flights are being flown by US pilots from the development partners Scaled Composites.

The event takes place on 8th November 2011 from 8.00pm to 9.30pm at The Royal Naval Association, 79 East Street, Southend on Sea, SS2 6LQ.  For more details contact Sean Corr at or see the link below.


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