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Solent Branch News - April 2014 - "The Real RIN"

In a recent President's Blog it was pleasing to note his reminder that most members encounter RIN through its branches and not ...more

Mayday: The Passenger Who Landed a Plane

A remarkable documentary programme on a passenger having to land a C-172 at night can be seen on Channel 4.

New Navigator Seminar 2014

Looking for Navigators, Engineers, Scientists and Surveyors.

Apollo Space Flight Programme

John Wright will describe the impressive Apollo programme.

RAF Wyton – Nimrod Era

Alan Palmer will describe life at RAF Wyton during the time that Nimrods were operated from the base.

Council Members

The Institute's affairs are overseen by an elected President, Officers and Council. Council is made up of Trustees and ex officio representatives from the services, Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority.

The Council is based at the RIN headquarters, within the Royal Geographical Society building in London. The Council has three main Committees - Technical, Membership & Fellowship, and Finance. The Technical Committee includes members from most or all of the Institute's Special Interest Groups. 

Members of Council 2013-2014


R A McKinlay

Vice Presidents

Capt J B Taylor OBE RN & Dr N D Hughes OBE


D Cockburn

Chairman of the Technical Committee

Dr S Basker

Chairman of the Membership & Fellowship Committee

Wg Cdr J W Lindsay RAF

Other members of the Council

Sqn Ldr J Cairns RAF (Rtd)
Lt Cdr F A Egeland-Jensen RN
Dr R Filjar
Lt Cdr S E Gaskin RN
D J S Goddard
P K Hope-Lang
Prof T Moore
D Rydiard
Ms M M G M von Wendland
Capt R J Wild


Capt P Chapman-Andrews LVO MBE RN

Ex Officio Members

P J Brook OBE - CAA

Wg Cdr R H Perrins RAF

Lt Cdr R Crabbe RN