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Have you renewed your 2016 Membership Subscription?

By Membership

The Membership and Subscription teams have been busy preparing next years' membership subscription renewals and should have now landed on all members' doorsteps! The details of all members' subscription are included in the renewal letters, including the amount of your RAeS membership and any additi...

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.

Is your student membership ending soon? Get in touch with us to upgrade your membership!

By Membership

Is your student membership expiry the end of the this year? Don't delay, upgrade your membership with the Royal Aeronautical Society! Students who have recently graduated with a degree and have a RAeS Student Affiliate membership that is expiring 31 December 2015, are still able to apply for the e-A...



  • 2 Dec

    Education and Skills Conference 2015

    The issues of addressing skills needs for the aerospace, defence, aviation and space industry remain pertinent. A number of positive outcomes are being achieved by organisations in the UK and beyond. The Society's third Education and Skills Conference will showcase some of the most successful and examine what barriers still remain to achieving the right skills for the industry and how these can be overcome.

  • 2 Dec
    Branch Event

    Practical Rocket Engineering: Taking a Hobby to the Extreme

    Practical Rocket Engineering: Taking a Hobby to the Extreme

  • 2 Dec
    Branch Event

    Flying in 2050

    Weybridge Branch