Member (MRAeS)

The benchmark entry standard is an Honours degree plus at least four years' appropriate experience. 

However, non-degree holders with longer service in the sector, i.e.normally fifteen years (of which seven should be in a position of responsibility), are also encouraged to apply.

If you are in a profession not intrinsically part of aerospace, you should be substantially employed in aerospace-related work, normally for a period of at least four years.

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

Engineers may also be eligible to apply for Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer. Please visit the pages on registration for details.

Application Process

Your application can be made online by clicking the apply now link below. 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: £234.00***
**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

30 January 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed on 6 March and Registration Applications on 13 March

27 March 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed on 1 May 

8 May 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed on 5 June and Registration Applications on 12 June

26 June 28 - Membership Applications reviewed on 31 July  and Registration Applications on 7 August

11 September 2018 - Membership Applications reviewed on 9 October and Registration Applications on 16 October

If you're already a Member (MRAeS), 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