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 aerospace ever since.


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  • 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, Hampshire, it is a reference library for the general public, ...

  • No4 Hamilton Place

    An Extraordinary Venue the home of the Royal Aeronautical Society Providing the finest views over Hyde Park, it sits in stylish Mayfair, the most expensive square on the Monopoly board. The Duke of Wellington lived ...

  • 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 190 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 years, ...

  • 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 ...


  • 24 Apr
    Branch Event

    Cobham Lecture Theatre, Poole House, Bournemouth University Talbot Campus,

    Christchurch Branch AGM and Special Lecture

  • 28 Apr
    HQ Lecture

    Aerodynamics Group Lecture: Train Aerodynamics

    This Aerodynamics Group Lecture will highlight the findings from a survey paper on railway train aerodynamics by Prof. Chris Baker of Birmingham University.

  • 29 Apr
    Named Lecture

    Handley Page Lecture 2014

    Established in 1963, this Named Lecture is run alternately with Cranfield. It honours Sir Frederick Handley Page CBE, HonFRAeS, in recognition of his many contributions to aviation, and in particular to safety and reliability in air transportation. After WW2 he was instrumental in setting up the College of Aeronautics at Cranfield, where he was a Governor up to the time of his death.

  • 30 Apr
    Society Event

    Education and Skills Seminar

    The ESC invites interested parties to join a special seminar at RAeS HQ on Wednesday 30 April 2014 which will see the launch of the committee’s new Work Programme. At the RAeS inaugural Education and Skills Conference there was a wide recognition of the shortage, both current and forecast, of sufficient personnel with the right skills, and of the need to build more effective links between the education sector (universities, colleges, and schools) and the aviation and aerospace industries. Th

  • 6 May
    HQ Lecture

    Training to Fly the Aircraft of the Shuttleworth Collection

    The General Aviation Lecture will be held on 6th May 2014 by Roger 'Dodge' Bailey, Chief Pilot of The Shuttleworth Collection. He will discuss how the collection prepares modern pilots to fly it's aeroplanes.



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