Apply for Membership

RTCA offers a variety of membership types. To find the membership level that's right for your organization, please review the categories on the Membership Categories page.


Membership Application Process

  1. Application Submission- All applications must set forth the organization's qualifications, including a brief description of your organization's aviation-related activities.
  2. Application Review- Once received, your application will be reviewed to ensure that all criteria are met.
  3. Dues Payment- When application is approved, you will receive a notification via email. A dues payment invoice specific to your membership category for the first year will be posted on your online account. The fastest way to process your payment is by using our secure online payment system. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. RTCA accepts check, money orders, and wire transfer. Payment must be made in U.S funds drawn on a U.S bank account. Membership activation fee is non-refundable.
  4. Membership Activation- Upon full payment, you will receive a notification confirmation that your membership is now active. Membership is extended to each full-time employee of a member company.
  5. Membership Renewal Dues- Membership is renewed on the anniversary date your organization's application was approved. You will receive a notification via email when your renewal invoice is available on your online account. Membership renewal fee is non-refundable.

For questions on membership application process, please email

NOTE: Do not fill-out a membership application if your organization is already an RTCA member. Please check out our Membership Directory to search for your organization before applying for membership.