Affiliate Membership

Affiliate Membership

NAA’s affiliate members represent a special collection of aviation businesses that participate in many critical aviation issues, such as, aircraft manufacturers’ liability, airline operations, aviation historical preservation, and much more. Their individual missions and support of NAA’s mission benefit us all.

Affiliate organizations receive:

NAA Membership Certificate with Silver Seal – Proudly display your organization’s support of NAA and our mission to advance the art, sport, and science of aviation and space flight.

Invitations to Awards Ceremonies – NAA affiliate members are invited to attend all major aviation award ceremonies hosted or sponsored by NAA, including the Collier Dinner and the Wright Dinner.

Networking Opportunities – Participate in the Washington Luncheon Speaker Series and other NAA Events.

Award Selection Opportunities – Representatives of the affiliate organization are eligible (by invitation) to sit on NAA-assembled Selection Committees that choose the recipients for major aviation awards, including the Collier Trophy, the Brewer Trophy, and the Elder Statesman of Aviation Award.

Special Nomination Invitations – NAA affiliates receive invitations to submit nominations for the major awards administered by NAA prior to the opening of the nominating period.

Recognition for Support – Affiliating organizations are recognized on NAA letterhead and on NAA’s website.

Each Affiliate organization may designate up to four individuals to receive the following NAA member benefits:

NAA Membership Card and NAA Wings Lapel Pin – NAA’s membership card is your passport to the many rights and privileges available to you as a member. Wear with pride NAA’s official lapel pin.

World and United States Aviation and Space Records – Affiliate members receive one copy of this unique 400-page book that contains a complete list of all current national and international aviation and space records. Records Book Page .

Newsletter – Each issue of NAA’s official bi-monthly publication, National Aeronautics, features staff-prepared articles, news items, and photos that chronicle the activities of NAA and its Air Sport Organizations and Aero Clubs.

Smithsonian’s Air & Space Magazine – The perfect publication for aviation enthusiasts. This bi-monthly magazine provides in-depth coverage of everything from kites to shuttles. Go to Air & Space Home Page .

VIP Passes for NASA Space Shuttle Launches – Due to significant increased security guidelines following September 11, 2001, NASA has suspended the issuance of VIP Passes for shuttle launches until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Rental Car Discounts – NAA members may take advantage of significant rental car discounts available from Hertz, NAA’s official rental car company. Go to Hertz Home Page.

If your organization is interested in joining NAA, please contact Membership at or call 703-527-0226.