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RAeS Education and Skills Spring Seminar - 23 March 2015

By RAeS Careers

In the run-up to the General Election, the RAeS ESC invites interested parties to join the Royal Aeronautical Society’s second Education and Skills Seminar taking place on Monday 23 March at RAeS HQ. This seminar will discuss the pre-election skills landscape, chaired by Jenny Body, Chair of the Edu...

Solar Impulse 2 prepares to begin round the world flight

The Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered aircraft is preparing to begin the first stage of its round the world flight.

Specialist Group Reports 2014

By Conferences and Events

Specialist Group Reports 2014

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. A report outlining their activity in 2014 is now available.


Baroness Platt of Writtle died peacefully on 1 February 2015 aged 91. Aeronautical engineer, member of Essex County Council 1965-1985, Life Peer 1981, Chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission 1983-1985 and founder of the WISE campaign to promote the participation of women in science and engin...

Enhance your career! Apply today for a new membership, membership upgrade or for professional registration!

By Membership

Have you held the same membership grade for a while? Or have you been meaning to join us for a while but have never got around to it? Joining and upgrading your membership is easy – all you have to do is complete a membership application form and provide the basic information that is required, and t...

Have you renewed your 2015 membership subscription?

All membership subscriptions were due on 1 January 2015 and therefore all unpaid memberships will lapse on 31 March 2015. As per the Society’s Regulations, all membership benefits will be suspended where a payment for an individual subscription has not been received after three months of the due dat...