Join the Club

Join the Royal Air Force Club and benefit from RAF ‘home from home’ in central London and a warm welcome from like-minded members in a historic, RAF friendly environment.  With excellent facilities for relaxing and dining along with well-priced overnight accommodation, seventeen new bedrooms, gym and enhanced business centre will be launching in autumn 2018. 

Benefit from a wonderful Grade II listed building with spaces available for private parties & functions; the use of seven beautiful banqueting rooms, perfect for Squadron events & reunions. For those interested in using the Club for business or networking, we have seven well-equipped meeting rooms available for member hire, a Library & Study.

We pride ourselves on being family friendly - all well-behaved children are welcome at the Club with family rooms & kids’ menus on offer to make your stay as easy and comfortable as possible.

And if that were not enough, we offer preferential member rates to over fifty social events per year, including guest speakers, networking, dining & excursions and have reciprocal arrangements with over fifty private members’ clubs throughout the world.

Recently graduated from Cranwell? The first five years commissioned service following graduation is priced at only £5.00 per year including VAT.

Should you require further information on membership, please contact the Membership Office on 020 7399 1001 or email membership@rafclub.org.uk

Full Membership - Serving & Reserve

Serving Royal Air Force Officers

Full Membership of the Royal Air Force Club is open to serving officers in the Royal Air Force. 

Newly graduated officers are eligible for a subscription of only £5.00 per year for the first five years’ commissioned service following graduation, with subscription fees then reverting to rank as below. 

The annual subscription for 2018 pro-rated from date of joining on a monthly basis to 31 December is as follows:

Air Commodore            £168.00

Group Captain              £141.50

Wing Commander        £116.00

Squadron Leader         £84.00

Flight Lieutenant          £66.00

Flying Officer               £51.50

Pilot Officer                  £43.00

Acting Pilot Officer       £43.00

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration fee of £15.00.

Serving Royal Air Force Reserve Officers

The annual subscription for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December is as follows:

Air Commodore            £168.00

Group Captain              £141.50

Wing Commander        £116.00

Squadron Leader         £84.00

Flight Lieutenant          £66.00

Flying Officer               £51.50

Pilot Officer                  £43.00

Acting Pilot Officer       £43.00

If this applies to you the subscription for the first five years commissioned service following graduation will be £5.00 per year including VAT then will revert to payment by rank as above. 

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration fee of £15.00.

Serving Foreign or Commonwealth Air Force Officers

Full membership is open to Serving Foreign Officers who hold a commission in the Commonwealth or Foreign Air Force. 

The annual subscription is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December. Candidates must include documentary proof.

Full Membership - Former Serving Officers

Former Serving Royal Air Force Officers

A candidate for election as a Former Serving Officer will have held a commission in the Royal Air Force. The Former Serving annual subscription is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.  

Former Serving Foreign or Commonwealth Air Force Officers

The Former Serving annual subscription is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December. Candidates who were previously commissioned in a Commonwealth or foreign air force must include documentary proof.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Former Serving Royal Air Force Reserve Officers

A candidate for election as a Former Serving Reserve Officer will have held a commission in the Royal Air Force Reserves.  The Former Serving annual subscription is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Former Serving Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service Officers

A candidate for election as a Former Serving Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service will have held a commission in the Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service. The Former Serving annual subscription is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Former Serving Women's Royal Air Force or Womens’ Auxiliary Air Force

A candidate for election as a Former-Serving Women's Royal Air Force or Womens' Auxiliary Air Force Member will have held a commission in the Women's Royal Air Force or Womens' Auxiliary Air Force. The Former-Serving annual subscription is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Foreign or Commonwealth Air Force or Officers on Secondment with Joint Forces

A Foreign Serving Member who currently holds a commission in a foreign or commonwealth air force or be serving on secondment with the joint forces will currently pay the equivalent of the Former Serving annual subscription, which is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Officer of the Royal Navy or Army serving on secondment with the Royal Air Force

An officer of the Royal Navy or Army serving on secondment with the Royal Air Force will currently pay the equivalent of the Former Serving annual subscription, which is £160.00 for 2018 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Affiliate Membership

Open to those who have made or are making a positive contribution to the RAF family.

Affiliate Membership

Affiliate membership is open to those who have made or are making a positive contribution to the RAF family. Potential Affiliate Members do not need to have served in the RAF but should have filled or be filling appropriate appointments with RAF connections. The Trustees are looking for individuals with sustained, significant and active involvement. In order to broaden this category of membership, the rule also allows the election of candidates who have been or are actively contributing to promoting the interests of the RAF; again continuing interest and personal involvement in some aspect of the RAF family including, for example, philanthropic activities, work for RAF related charities, sponsorship - this list is by no means exhaustive.

For 2018 there is an entrance fee of £175.00 and the subscription is also £175.00 pro-rated from the date of joining to 31 December. Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots/The Air Power Association/Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society

For 2018 there is an entrance fee of £175.00 and the subscription is £310.00 pro-rated on a monthly basis from the date of joining until 31 December. 

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small admin fee of £15.00.

A flying brevet wearing officer of the Navy or Army

For 2018 there is an entrance fee of £175.00 and the subscription is also £175.00 pro-rated on a monthly basis from the date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00. 

University Air Squadrons

Members of the UAS, who have completed their first academic year of study, and all past members of the UAS are eligible for Affiliate (UAS) membership in recognition of their support to the UAS and the Royal Air Force. For past UAS members for 2018 there is an entrance fee of £175.00 and the subscription is also £175.00 pro-rated on a monthly basis to the date of joining.  For current UAS the 2018 subscription is £20.00 and there is no entrance fee.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00.

Family Membership

Membership for family members of a Full member. Applicable to Children/Grandchilden/Parents/Siblings and Legal Guardians.

 

Family Membership

Family members (Child / Grandchild / Parent / Sibling or Legal Guardian) are eligible to take up membership of the Club from 18 years' old. For 2018 there will be an entrance fee of £165.00 and the subscription is also £165.00 pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of joining to 31 December.

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration fee of £15.00.

Associate Membership

Membership for spouses and civil partners.

Associate Membership

Associate membership for spouses/civil partners is available for a small administration charge of £15.00 in 2018. For further information, please email membership@rafclub.org.uk or call 020 7399 1001.