Associate Member (AMRAeS)

An Associate Member is an Aeronautical or Aerospace professional who:

•holds a UK Honours degree or international equivalent AND has two years’ professional training and/or experiential learning OR
•holds a National or Scottish Vocational Qualification (NVQ or SVQ) Level 4 or equivalent, such as a BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND) or an UK ordinary degree or international equivalent, AND has three years’ practical training and experiential learning, including at least two years' experience at an appropriate level of responsibility OR
•is a Licensed Aircraft Engineer and has held a UK CAA Licence with type rating or its international equivalent for three years, or has appropriate company approvals, and two years' work experience involving supervisory and/or technical administration OR
•has twelve years' appropriate experience.

Exceptions may be made for those who have made outstanding contributions to Aeronautics or Aerospace.

For full details on the requirements for Associate Member, please see the Associate Member section of the Membership Handbook.

Engineers may also be eligible to apply for Engineering Technician or Incorporated Engineer. Please visit the Registration pages for details.

Application Process

Your application can be made online by clicking the apply now. After registering your details you will be asked supporting documentation including:

  • CV showing detailed work history
  • Evidence of qualifications (if applicable)
  • 2 x referees
  • Organisational chart

Fees for 2018

Application Fee: £73.00**
Upgrade/ Transfer Fee: £53.00**
Annual Subscription Fee: £145.00***

**please note the application or upgrade/transfer fee will be waived if you are currently working for a Corporate Partner of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
***please note that all subscriptions run on the calendar year and are renewed on 1 January of each year and are valid until 31st December.

2018 Closing dates for applications

27 March 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed 1 May 
8 May 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed 5 June
26 June 28 - Membership Applications reviewed 31 July
11 September 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed 9 October
27 November 2018  - TBC


If you're already a Associate Member (AMRAeS), add it to your LinkedIn profile to let your colleagues and peers know and proudly display your RAeS membership.

Get in touch with the Membership Team on or +44 (0)20 7670 4384/4400