RTCA is a not-for-profit, membership organization formed to advance the art and science of aviation and aviation systems for the benefit of the public. RTCA membership is restricted to organizations that are doing business in aviation, including but not limited to identifying and resolving system technical and policy issues that aviation faces as it continues to pursue increased safety, system capacity and efficiency, and development of minimum performance standards and guidance material for electronic systems and equipment that support aviation.

RTCA's membership is comprised of domestic and international organizations representing all facets of the air transportation industry:

  • Academia
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Aviation service providers
  • Department of Defense
  • General Aviation
  • Government organizations
  • Labor unions
  • Manufacturers
  • R&D organizations
  • Suppliers of automation, infrastructure and avionics

RTCA membership annual dues is based upon the gross revenue of the organization. Gross revenue is define as the total earned before any deductions of any expenses. It includes total amount generated from the sale of goods or delivery of services and funding from investors. If you operate as a nonprofit, your gross revenues include all grants and donations.

Level Gross Revenue Annual Dues
Level 1 < $1 Million USD Gross Revenue $600.00
Level 2 $1 Million -  $10 Million USD Gross Revenue $2,200.00
Level 3 $10 Million - $100 Million USD Gross Revenue $3,500.00
Level 4 $100 Million - $500 Million USD Gross Revenue $5,000.00
Level 5 $500 Million - $ 1 Billion USD Gross Revenue $10,000.00
Level 6 > $1 Billion USD Gross Revenue (less than 20 users) $15,000.00
Level 7 > $1 Billion USD Gross Revenue (more than 20 users) $20,000.00

Please read our Electronic Licensing Agreement for more information https://www.rtca.org/content/electronic-license-agreement

For questions on membership  membership@rtca.org.