Welcome to the Salisbury Area

This site will be used to update you on events and activities being organised in the IMechE Salisbury Area. 

I hope you find something of interest in your area and if you need any further information please contact one of the committee members.

Don't miss our Arnold Barks Lecture by Richard Browning

"How I Built a Jet Suit!"

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John Jost


Link to: Salisbury Area Committee

Also see: Wessex Region on LinkedIn

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    05 December 2018 18:30 to 21:30
    Salisbury Arts Centre - Salisbury
    A chance to hear from Gravity Founder, Richard Browning on the creation of the Jet Suit Launched in March 2017, the dream was to reimagine human flight with an elegant partnership between mind, body and machine, exploiting leading edge technology. This vision lead to the creation of the Gravity Industries Jet Suit. Gravity has to date been experienced by over a billion people globally. In the first 12 months Gravity executed 46 flight events across 16 countries including 4 TED talks
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    11 December 2018 17:00 to 19:30
    QinetiQ (Boscombe Down) - Amesbury, Salisbury
    An inspiration insight into the high risk world of wingsuit BASE jumping. Discussing the mechanics & aerodynamics of human flight, as well as the human psychology & risks. Pioneering use of a 3D computational fluid dynamics & experimental testing to develop insights into wingsuit aerodynamics, enabling development of adaptations to extend the human flight envelope & improve safety. Dr. Grubisic will also discuss the wingsuit world records that the team will attempt in the coming year.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
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