at the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford,
the Engineering Science Aviation Group (ESAG) was founded by Phil
Webb in early 1992 and initially consisted solely of Engineering
Department technicians. From here the group grew, and although
still relatively small, comprised a membership from a wide cross-section
of both age and background but who all shared a passion for aviation
and in particular military aviation.
The group no longer has a membership and comprises only the fundraising
team of five which meets to produce our merchandise and man the
stand at events. We would welcome volunteers to help at events,
if you are interested please contact
has, almost since conception, been actively raising funds for
the RAFBF, other RAF-related charities and RAF Squadrons/Units
as a token of our thanks for the many base visits we have had
over the years. However 1996 saw the Group embark on a more focused
fundraising programme and this is now the sole aim of the Group.
trade at a number of venues including airshows and RAF Families'
Days to sell our range of products. We also trade via mail order
through the web site and supply a number of museums. Visit
page to view our current fundraising total.