Summary of the Society’s 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 duties as it sees fit and the law and good practice for charities allows.

Boards shall report directly to the Board of Trustees and Committees appointed by the Board of Trustees shall report to the Board of Trustees, the Council or any other body within the Society

As per the Society’s By-Laws, Boards appointed by the Board of Trustees under this By-Law may themselves appoint Sub-Committees reporting to them.


•    Professional Standards Board
•    Membership Services Board
•    Learned Society Board

Professional Standards Board Sub-Committees:

Membership Grading Committee
Registration Committee
Accreditation Committee
Educations & Skills Committee
Schools Build A Plane Advisory Committee

Membership Services Board Sub-Committees:

Branches Committee
Young Persons' Committee
Divisions Committee
Women in Aviation & Aerospace Committee

Learned Society Board Sub-Committees:

Specialist Groups' Chairmen Committee
Publications & Communications Committee
Events Committee
Editorial Committee of The Aeronautical Journal


Management Committee
Finance Committee
Audit Committee
Remuneration Committee

Council Committees

Nominations Committee
Centennial Scholarship Committee
Foundation Committee
Medals & Awards Committee
Policy CommitteeHeritage Awards Committee


The individual Specialist Groups which report to the LSB are:

•    Aerodynamics
•    Aerospace Medicine
•    Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
•    Air Finance
•    Air Law
•    Air Power
•    Air Transport
•    Airworthiness & Maintenance
•    Avionics & Systems
•    Flight Operations
•    Flight Simulation
•    Flight Test
•    General Aviation
•    Greener by Design
•    Historical
•    Human Factors
•    Human Powered
•    Management Studies
•    Propulsion
•    Rotorcraft
•    Space
•    Structures & Materials
•    Training
•    UAVs
•    Weapon Systems & Technology
•    Women in Aerospace & Aviation

More information on the Specialist Groups can be found here.