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 2017

New Application Subscription Fee: £58.00
New Application Baseline Fee: £30.00*

Application Fee: £72.00**
Upgrade/ Transfer Fee: £52.00**
Yearly Subscription Fee: £230.00***
Yearly Baseline Subscription Fee: £118.00*

*All members who have or will be reaching normal retirement age in 2017 are entitled to pay subscriptions at the Baseline Rate.  
**please note the application 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.

Next closing date for applications

12 September 2017 - Membership Applications reviewed on 3rd October and Registration Applications on 12th October
5 December 2017 - To be reviewed in the New Year

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