Careers and Education

The Careers and Education department at the Royal Aeronautical Society was established in 1997 and works to support people seeking employment in the aerospace and aviation community. The Careers and Education team can assist with one-to-one careers advice such as CV and covering letter writing, job hunting advice.


Careers In Aerospace LIVE and Career FLIGHTPATH LIVE

We are now holding two Aerospace & Aviation Careers Fairs each year at our London Headquarters. The events are FREE  to visitors and open to all – members and non-members alike.

Career FLIGHTPATH LIVE is our Spring event and takes place on Friday 6 March 2015.

Careers in Aerospace LIVE is our Autumn event and takes place on Friday 6 November 2015.

For more information about this year's events contact or visit our recruitment fairs webpages

Careers In Aerospace website

In 2010 ADS and the Royal Aeronautical Society teamed up to create a new website This site houses the majority of the Society’s Careers and Education content. The site is being populated all the time with case studies, company details, expert forums and more. Please use this site as the main website for the Careers and Education output and content of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

On the pages of the main Society site you will find information about Cool Aeronautics and The Centennial Scholarships as well as some basic careers information. For everything else please visit


The Careers and Education team also organises educational outreach events such as the Ballantyne Conference and the Cool Aeronautics programme. If you would like to contact the careers team please e-mail: or call 020 7670 4325/6



  • 6 May
    Branch Event

    Branch visit to RAF Brize Norton

    Branch visit

  • 7 May

    RPAS Airworthiness

    The basis of the airworthiness requirement for RPAS is a critical element in enabling safe growth of RPAS operations. However, RPAS airworthiness remains a major source of contention with a wide range of divergent views being promoted by different groups and differ rules applying in different states.

  • 7 May
    Named Lecture

    An Overview of the Aviation Industry - Near Term and Long Term

    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.