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  • RAeS 150th anniversary

    2016 brings our 150th anniversary.  We are marking this milestone by looking back 150 years and forward up to 50 years with a programme of activities that aims to celebrate our innovative aerospace history and stimulate ideas for future achievements.

  • national aerospace library

    The National Aerospace Library is one of the world's most extensive libraries devoted to the development of aeronautics, aviation and aerospace technology.  Based in Farnborough, we neighbour the Farnborough Airshow site and next door to the ...

  • No4 Hamilton Place

    An Extraordinary Venue at the home of the Royal Aeronautical Society Home to the Royal Aeronautical Society No.4 Hamilton Place offers a choice of versatile rooms that can accommodate 1-250 guests. The venue’s event spaces include a stunning ...

  • corporate partners

    The Royal Aeronautical Society’s unique ability to stimulate discussion and exchange of ideas within the aerospace and aviation sectors is unparalleled and its influence worldwide is becoming increasingly important. Over 200 organisations ...

  • honours, medals & awards

    "The most prestigious and long-standing awards in global aerospace honouring achievement, innovation and excellence”. The Society awards Honours, Medals and Specialist Awards to both individuals and teams. The Specialist Awards are intended ...

  • Member Services & Discounts

    The Society has partnered with the following businesses to offer exclusive services and discounts to Society members.   Wexas Travel offers RAeS members FREE White membership to meet all your travel needs  For over 40 ...

  • Specialist Groups

    The Royal Aeronautical Society has a range of Specialist Interest Groups, covering all aspects of the aerospace world, serving the interests of enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. Sharing Knowledge Across The ...


  • 7 Jul
    Corporate Partner Event

    Corporate Partner Briefing by Maj Gen Albert Husniaux, Chief Scientist, NATO

    NATO's Chief Scientist will introduce NATO Science and Technology, describe its priorities and highlight activities from its comprehensive programme of work.

  • 9 Jul
    Named Lecture

    Amy Johnson Lecture 2015

    This lecture will be given by Carol Vorderman MBE, RAF VRT and is being organised by the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Committee.

  • 14 Jul
    HQ Lecture

    Meteor - A Story of Development

    This lecture will be given by Andy Bradford from MBDA and is being organised by the Weapon Systems and Technology Group

  • 7 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    The Vickers Wellington

    This lecture will be delivered by Dr Steve Bond, who will be talking about the Vickers Wellington, the only RAF bomber to serve in its original role from the first day of the European war to the last, and to serve as such in every theatre of World War II in a wide variety of roles.

  • 10 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    Flight Test Lecture

    This lecture will be organised by the Flight Test Group. Further details will be available shortly.



Corporate Partners