The World's Foremost Aerospace Community

The Royal Aeronautical Society is the world's only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science and engineering of aeronautics, the Society has been at the forefront of developments in aerospace ever since.

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  • How the Society is Governed

    The main areas of Governance of the Society are managed by the Directorate of the Society. The governance structure of ...

  • National Aerospace Library

    The National Aerospace Library is one of the world's most extensive libraries devoted to the development of ...

  • The Aeronautical Journal

    The Aeronautical Journal is the world’s longest continuously-produced aeronautics journal and has for over a ...

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  • Governance

    The main areas of Governance of the Society are managed by the Directorate of the Society. The governance structure of ...

  • Boards & Committees

    As per the Society’s By-Laws, the Board of Trustees may delegate to any Board or Committee such of its powers and ...

  • Specialist Groups

    The Royal Aeronautical Society has a range of Specialist Interest Groups, covering all aspects of the aerospace world, ...

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

  • 1 Oct
    Conference

    Education and Skills Conference 2014

    The need to attract, inspire, recruit and train new staff on a sustainable basis has long been recognised by the aviation and aerospace sectors. New opportunities and pathways are now becoming available that will enable the industry to start filling the “skills gap”. The Society's second annual Education and Skills Conference will look at how various organisations and industry partners are working together to address skills needs for the aerospace and aviation sector, from engaging with and trai

  • 1 Oct
    Named Lecture

    Cierva Named Lecture 2014

    The Cierva Lecture is named after Juan de la Cierva, FRAeS, an aeronautical engineer who pioneered rotary flight. In 1926 with the backing of the Weir brothers he formed the Cierva Autogiro Company and it was his development of rotor blade design and articulated rotor blades, which played a major role in the first successful helicopter in 1936.

  • 1 Oct
    Branch Event

    The Evolution of the Tornado Aircraft

    Defence Academy & Swindon Branch