Professional Recognition

As a member of the RAeS, you are part of the worlds foremost Aerospace community. Our membership is made up from a diverse range of professions including aircrew, air traffic control, systems design, engineering, military and civilian MOD professionals as well as professions serving industry like law, and recruitment and as a result our field of expertise is broad.

RAeS membership demonstrates to others the commitment you have made to the industry.

Membership will give recognition through the following:

  • the use of internationally recognised post-nominal
  • recognition of your experience within the industry
  • peer recognition via the Honours, Medals and Awards Scheme
  • apply for┬áProfessional Registration through the Engineering Council
  • experience through the RAeS

RAeS Post-nominal

Each grade of membership is designed to demonstrate a members experience, skill and academics in industry. We therefore provide a different post-nominal after each grade of membership. We are a well recognised and influential institution and therefore having these letters after your name will mean that you are instantly recognised as a member.

Fellow - FRAeS

Companion - CRAeS

Member - MRAeS

Associate Member - AMRAeS

Associate - ARAeS

Recognition of experience

It's simple, when you reach certain years of experience we want to recognise this by offering you the chance to upgrade your membership.

Honours, Medal and Awards

The Society awards Honours, Medals and Specialist Awards to both individuals and teams. The Specialist Awards are intended to cover the full range of aerospace disciplines.

Professional Registration

If you are an Engineer working in the Aerospace industry then you can gain Professional Registration through us. We are licenced by the Engineering Council to assess competence for this professional qualification. Find out more about Professional Registration here.