Flight Safety Foundation has been changing the conversation about safety since 1947. We are an international nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to provide impartial, independent, expert safety guidance and resources for the aviation and aerospace community. Our membership is comprised of more than 1,000 members from 150+ countries representing all facets of aviation.
Join today to take advantage of the following member benefits:
Summits and Seminars
Because aviation safety is global and local, the Foundation conducts meetings, large and small, around the world, including our annual:
- International Air Safety Summit (IASS);
- Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS);
- Singapore Aviation Safety Seminar (SASS); and,
- Safety Forum.
*Foundation members receive significant discounts on registration fees.
Publications and Media
The Foundation provides and distributes important safety information that affects the aviation industry on a global scale, including:
- AeroSafety World magazine, available to members only, digitally online or through our app;
- News releases; and,
- White papers and presentations.
Dissemination of Key Industry Topics
Flight Safety Foundation is your go-to repository of comprehensive, trustworthy aviation safety information, with some content available exclusively to members. As a member, you have full access to information on key safety issues and initiatives, including:
- Global Safety Information Project (GSIP);
- Controlled flight into terrain (CFIT);
- Safety information sharing and protection; and,
- Unmanned aircraft systems.
Opportunities to Connect With Your Peers
As a member of Flight Safety Foundation, you can communicate with other members in our online community forum on a variety of top safety issues. Members are able to post comments, ask questions and provide responses, and can customize their preferences as to how they view and receive responses.
It’s more important than ever to become a member as Flight Safety Foundation continues tackling some of the biggest safety issues facing the aviation industry.
Flight Safety Foundation recently restructured its Academic membership category to better serve students interested in aviation. Previously, membership benefits in the Academic category applied to faculty at the member institutions, but under the revised structure, membership benefits will be extended to students at member schools and training organizations. Learn more about the enhanced benefits to your institution and the criteria for joining!
Identify your membership category from the list below and join online today! Membership runs from January 1 through December 31.
|Air Carriers||Commercial carriers of all sizes and types (including mainline, regional and cargo).|
|Airports||Small, medium and large hub airports, airport authorities or private companies that operate and manage airports.|
|Business Aviation||Flight departments, charter companies, fixed-base operators and fractional owners.
|Manufacturers||Airframe, avionics, engine and parts manufacturers and suppliers.|
|Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)||Individual or company UAS operators, manufacturers and others supporting UAS safety, including training, insurance, consulting and other service providers and organizations.|
|Government||National and state governments.|
|Nonprofit Organizations||Charitable organizations, non-government organizations and associations.|
|Support Services||Companies that support the aviation safety industry with products and services that do not fit into the other specific categories, such as maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations, insurance companies and consultants.|
|Individuals / Students||Individuals not actively employed by organizations that qualify for Foundation membership in other categories or students enrolled full time in a college or university pursuing an aviation degree at an institution that is not already a member of the Foundation.|
|Academic||Academic institutions, such as colleges and universities or certified aviation trade programs that offer courses or degrees in aviation. Member benefits are extended to faculty and students.|
Benefactors and Patrons
Elite members of the Foundation who contribute above and beyond the normal membership dues, regardless of their membership category. Benefactor and patron members receive exclusive benefits beyond the other categories of membership and are able to take part in forming the overall strategy of the Foundation.
The Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) is a risk-based audit program that supports the resource and mining sector; humanitarian, government and insurance organizations; offshore helicopter operations; aerial mustering; and remotely piloted aircraft systems — to assist with managing aviation needs in challenging and remote environments. The BARS benefactor category was created to enable BARS member organizations with a special interest in safety to play a more active role within the Foundation. Contact BARS@flightsafety.org for more info.
For information on becoming a benefactor or patron, contact Louise Martin, director of membership, at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1.703.739.6700, ext. 112.