Preferential services and discounts for members

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 years, Wexas has been delivering the highest level of service and real value-for-money. The well-travelled consultants relish sharing their travel tips and first-hand experiences, whether you’re booking a luxury trip or weekend away. It’s this in-depth expertise and independent opinion that makes them different from other travel agents and tour operators.

Wexas can manage all your holidays, cruises, short-breaks, hotel and flight bookings and more. Not to mention tailor-made itineraries, which is their speciality. 

Wexas has negotiated special arrangements for RAeS members to receive free Wexas White membership, which entitles you to a host of benefits at no extra cost, including: 

Personal one-on-one advice and bookings service from well-travelled destination specialists

Free access to UK airport VIP lounge on qualifying bookings

Specially negotiated travel offers and member-only exclusives 

Travel service extended to friends and family

24/7 emergency overseas assistance

Find out more or register for your free Wexas White membership at or call 020 7838 5820, quoting 13RAS.

Fellows and Companions of the Society are also eligible to apply for membership of the RAF club. 

Located in the beautiful area of London's Mayfair and a 2 minute walk from the RAeS Headquarters, the RAF Club is a stunning building which offers luxurious and peaceful surroundings to serving and former serving officers of the RAF and Allied Forces.

Bedroom facilities are available at the Club at very reasonable rates so RAeS members can take advantage of staying in a high quality London establishment when on business or visiting the Society. Find out more details about the membership fees on the RAF Club website.

To download the application form click here

Discounted subscriptions to industry publications

A number of publishers have offered RAeS members discounted subscriptions rates for magazines or special offers for purchases.

Cambridge University Press offers discounted rates to RAeS members, including subscriptions to The Aeronautical Journal, as the publishing partner of the RAeS. To view the latest publication offers, visit the CUP website. 

Halldale Media are offering you discounted subscriptions rates for their publications; use the coupon code RAESMEMBER at the online checkout and click on the logos below for more details.


Artech House, a publisher  of  a  wide  range  of   titles  on   radar  technology, electronics, navigation systems, antennas, management  are offering a 20% discount available to RAeS members via when quoting the RAES2015 promotional code.

Combined Academic Publishers Ltd, the UK distributor of a range of American academic press titles on various NASA Space programmes and other aviation historical overviews are offering a 25% discount to RAeS members via using the code CS314FLIGHT.

Taylor and Francis are offering RAeS members 20% discount off their publications using the code AKQ07 when you visit their website.

Transatlantic Publishers Group, the UK distributor for American  Institute  of  Aeronautics  and  Astronautics (AIAA) books publish a  wide  range  of  titles  on  all  aspects  of  modern  aerospace  design  and  technology  including  historical  overviews. RAeS members can benefit from a 20% discount available by contacting 

Insurance for RAeS members

The Society is pleased to confirm Packetts as 
our insurance partner who can offer cover for Society members.

Packetts is proud to be one of the UK's largest truly independent Insurance Brokers. They are also one of the oldest and most respected with a history dating back over 95 years of providing clients with a service above and beyond what is expected.

Professional Indemnity Insurance is one of Packetts' specialisms and in particular the Aerospace sector. Through close association with specialist insurance markets in London they are able to offer tailor-made cover for their clients.

To find out more contact in the first instance: 

Richard J Ryan
Tel: 01274 206565

Packetts is a trading style of Sydney Packett & Sons Limited, Salts Wharf, Ashley Lane, Shipley, West Yorkshire BD17 7DB 
Registered Office as above. Registered in England & Wales No. 371448
Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. A Brokerbility Company.

To learn more about all the RAeS membership benefits, please click here