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Join us for our Education and Skills Conference and Young Persons' Events!

By Membership and Careers

Next week sees a number of Society events focusing on young people and skills in preparation for its 2016 celebrations which will both look back and forward to the next 50 years.

SDSR 2015 - more questions than answers?

SDSR 2015 - more questions than answers?

IAIN McNICOLL, Chair of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Air Power Group, comments on the publication of the Government’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015.

4 Hours Door to Door by 2050 - Achievable?

The Air Transport Group will be holding a 2 day conference on 23rd-24th February 2016. Click here to find out more.

Additional Keynote speaker announced for Human Spaceflight conference next week!

By Conferences & Events

Join European Space Agency Astronaut Jean-Francois Clervoy to discuss the UK Space Agency’s new human spaceflight policy.

Quadcopter and Solar Powered aircraft challenges to inspire the next generation

By RaeS Careers

The RAeS has been delighted to support two new initiatives to support new talent into engineering - Raytheon's Quadcopter Challenge and the RSA Solar Air Challenge.

Upgrade Your Membership or Professional Registration Ready for the New Year

By Membership

Are you ready to upgrade your membership or professional registration? If so there is still time to get your application in before the next deadline, 8 December.



  • 30 Nov
    HQ Lecture

    Young Persons' Lecture & Awards Evening

    The 2015 Young Persons' Lecture will be delivered by Dr Gemma Attrill, Principal Scientist, Support to Operations and National Security Team, dstl. She will outline what space weather is and why we should care about it.

  • 1 Dec

    Human Spaceflight

    This conference will provide an opportunity to respond to the publication of a UK Government policy paper on human spaceflight ahead of Briton Tim Peake going into space in December.

  • 1 Dec
    Branch Event

    Hawker Hunter Aviation: Contractualised Fast Jet Air Support for Defence Operations

    By Mat Potulski (Managing Director, HHA Ltd) The lecture will provide an overview of HHA’s business activities, platforms operated and the regulatory environment applicable to the operation of Fast Jets on the Military Register. Contact: Daryl Hayler