The UAE RAeS branch was formed in 1995 under the patronage of the His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group who is an Honorary Fellow of the society. There are approximately 100 members within the UAE, supporting our local branch. The RAeS UAE branch is non-profit making, it has a small organising committee and the elected officers receive no remuneration.
The RAeS UAE branch assists people in the study of aeronautics by organising a regular "Professional Development Programme" lectures, by senior aerospace professionals, as well as occasional visits to establishments of aeronautical interest in the UAE. The RAeS UAE branch encourages sponsorship of the lectures to cover its costs and to bring high quality aviation speakers.
The RAeS-UAE lectures are held monthly in Dubai at the Emirates Aviation College (Auditorium) and are open to all with a professional interest in aerospace. Attendance is free of charge. Lecture duration is one hour.
Chairman: Capt Martin Mahoney FRAeS, Senior Vice President Flight Training, Emirates Airline
Secretary: Lalitya Dhavala ARAeS, Engineer, McLaren Electronic Systems
Contact: Lalitya Dhavala ARAeS