Helicopter Design

Jersey Date : 24th September 2015

Jersey Time : 6:30 pm (optional dinner)

8:00pm Lecture (free to attend)

Jersey Venue : Pomme D'Or Hotel

Guernsey Date : 23rd September 2015

Guernsey Time : 7:30 pm

Guernsey Venue : The Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts

This lecture will be presented by Graham Pay at the The Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts, Guernsey on Wednesday, 23 September and the Pomme D'Or Hotel, Jersey on Thursday, 24 September.

A review of the engineering challenges associated with helicopter design will be presented by Graham Pay. Graham will draw on his experience at AgustaWestland to provide examples of the diverse and demanding roles that only a helicopter can perform. The lecture will also discuss some of the technologies that are involved, their limitations and what new developments will drive the future capabilities of these impressive machines. Graham Pay enjoyed a 25 year career as an Air Engineer Officer in the Fleet Air Arm including an unusual appointment in the late 1980s to the British Defence Staff in the British Embassy in Washington DC as the helicopter and gas turbine specialist for all three UK Armed Forces. Following his naval career Graham worked at a senior level in the UK aerospace industry.

For Jersey Lectures - Lectures will start at 8:00pm (which are free to attend) but are proceded by an optional dinner, starting at 6:30pm. If you wish to attend the dinner at a cost of £20pp bookings can be made by phone 01534 856566 or email


Helicopter Design