Benefits of Membership

Not a member? Join AHS International! Why be a member? Here are few good reasons:
  • Leadership AHS leads technology, safety, advocacy and other initiatives, and provides numerous forums for the interchange of ideas. We bring together industry, academia and government to tackle the toughest technical challenges in vertical flight.
  • Advocacy – AHS works to affect change to benefit vertical flight research and development and create recognition of the benefits of vertical flight. Read some of our success stories!
  • Vertiflite – get in-depth insight into the latest developments with the world’s leading magazine on vertical flight technology. Published bi-monthly, it is also available for Members to read online -- even new members get access to our 65+ years of archives!
  • The Journal – the world’s only vertical flight technical journal, The Journal of the AHS has the latest scientific findings and engineering breakthroughs.
  • Interaction – you can exchange ideas with some of the 1200 attendees at the Annual Forum or with small gatherings at your local Chapter meeting or Specialists Meetings.
  • Participation – get involved with your local chapter, join one of our 21 different technical committees or help in many other ways!
  • Recognition – be eligible to be recognized by your peers for outstanding contributions or nominate others through our awards program.
  • Education – find out about our VFF Scholarships Award Program, Human Powered Helicopter Competition and Student Design Competition
  • Discounts – save hundreds of dollars a year in discounts on AHS conferences, proceedings and publications. Check out the new AHS Online Store!
  • Online features – find contact information for other AHS members. Log in to check out our exclusive Members Only content, like free online copies of Vertiflite magazine!
  • Paper of the Month – selected from papers in past proceedings of the Annual Forum & Technology Display and Specialists' Meetings, the Paper of the Month is published on the AHS Online Store and is available absolutely free to members.
AHS members cover the entire spectrum of the international rotorcraft industry including representatives from government, military, civil operators, engineers, scientists, management, and academia.

AHS Individual Memberships (rates as of January 1, 2013)

 Membership Type    Rate
Regular Member $80.00 USD
Regular Member Age 30 and Under $45.00 USD
Retired & Over 60* or Active Military $45.00 USD
Student Member** $25.00 USD
VFF Scholarship Fund - Voluntary suggested contribution $25.00 USD

*Fully retired
** Full-time student

 Journal Subscription Rates- Effective Jan. 1, 2016   AHS Members Non-Members and Institutions
U.S. & International U.S. & International 
Online-Only Subscription to articles as they are uploaded (includes full access to all archives) $65.00 USD $630.00 USD
Print-Only Subscription to issues as they are printed $80.00 USD $365.00* USD
Full Subscription to issues as they are printed, plus full online access to current issues and all archives $100.00 USD $665.00* USD

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