The records of the Royal Aeronautical Society

Scope and Content

The records of the Royal Aeronautical Society and, as it was known before 1918, the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain. The collection includes:

  • Minutes of Council
  • Minutes of Boards, Specialist Groups and other Committees
  • A selection of membership records
  • Publications
  • Programs and other material relating to Society events
  • Conference proceedings

Administrative / Biographical History

Since its formation in 1866, the Royal Aeronautical Society has been at the forefront of developments in aviation and aerospace.

As the world's only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, it exists to further the advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering around the world.

Access Information

Please contact the National Aerospace Library to request access to this collection.