West of England metals and materials association

Airfix model - P51 Mustang - source


Scaling down reality - Joint lecture with IET

Simon OWEN, Hornby Hobbies

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What is the history of Airfix ? How did it rise to become Britain's most prolific toy manufacturer, and how does it survive today in a vastly different toy market ? How does the company use the latest cutting edge methods to research and produce the current generation of market-leading model aircraft ? And what models are coming in the future, for Santa Claus to put under your tree next year ?

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The institution of engineering and technology


Arrive after 18:00 for 18:30

Venue: University of West of England (UWE)

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A buffet reception is arranged from 18:00.

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