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

  • 19 Aug
    Branch Event

    Concorde Captain

    Highland Branch

  • 7 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    The Vickers Wellington

    This lecture will be delivered by Dr Steve Bond, who will be talking about the Vickers Wellington, the only RAF bomber to serve in its original role from the first day of the European war to the last, and to serve as such in every theatre of World War II in a wide variety of roles.

  • 7 Sep
    Branch Event

    RAF Air-to-Air Missiles- The First 30 Years

    Covers the 50s period when Fireflash was developed, together with Aberporth Range & LLanbedr airfield, goes in the 60s period with Lightning )Firestreak & Red Top), then to Phantom (Sparrow III & Sidewinder) (70s) and finishes with Skyflash (Tornado ADV)(80s). Also firing AAMs against Jindivik in Aberporth Range operating from Valley, and high-level firings against Stilletto high-speed tgts.