Membership of the Society

The Society’s membership profile is drawn from a diverse range of organisations and fields of expertise including engineering, design, aircrew and air traffic control, along with the professions that serve the aerospace and aviation industry, such as law, finance, marketing and recruitment.


     What do we do?

  •  Promote the highest possible standards in all aerospace disciplines 
  •  Provide specialist information and act as a forum for the exchange of ideas 
  •  Play a leading role in influencing opinion on aerospace matters






  • why become a member?

    Membership of the Royal Aeronautical Society provides many benefits: •    Demonstrate your ...

  • become a member

    There is a place in membership for anyone in, or interested in, the aeronautical or aerospace sector. See here for information on requirements and fees. Anyone can join ...

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  • corporate partners

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  • FEES

    Get answers to your Membership questions in our Frequently Asked Questions section.



  • 1 Jul
    Branch Event

    Helicopters / Offshore Helicopters in Oil and Gas

    Bay of Plenty Branch, New Zealand

  • 3 Jul
    Branch Event

    Shuttleworth Trust Military Pageant

    The Bedford branch has decided to hold an outreach event for the 150 years, but one that members of the Society could also participate in if they wish. The Branch is organising an event in association with the Shuttleworth Trust on the Military Pageant day on Sunday 3rd July. Aerospace/aviation companies based in Bedfordshire, that are also Corporate Members of RAeS, will be exhibiting in Hangar 3

  • 5 Jul
    Named Lecture

    Gerhard Sedlmayr Named Lecture 2016

    Hamburg Branch Named Lecture. Established to commemorate the memory of Gerhard Sedlmayr, a pioneering aviator who dedicated his life to improving safety equipment for aircraft. The company which he founded in Berlin in 1919 as "Autoflug - Spezialhaus für das Automobil- und Luftfahrtwesen, Gerhard Sedlmayr" is still today as Autoflug GmbH involved in the design and manufacture of safety equipment.