Educational Membership

Nic Reveles Graduate Student Georgia Institute of TechnologyThe AHS Educational Member Program was established in 1977 to provide educational institutions with the opportunity to participate in the advancement of vertical flight technology.

Educational membership annual dues are $350 and include the following benefits: 
  • Up to two full individual memberships
  • Subscriptions to 
    • Vertiflite magazine (print and online access to all past issues) 
    • The AHS Journal (in print) – regularly $45 per member
    • Annual Forum Proceedings CD-ROM detailing the latest technological developments – a $320 value
  • Free registration at the AHS Annual Forum for student volunteers – a savings of up to $390 per student
  • Opportunities to participate on AHS Technical Committees with the leading engineers, scientists and developers in industry, academia and governments
  • Local chapter meetings offered throughout the world
  • Unlimited networking opportunities
  • Assistance seeking employment in the vertical flight industry through the AHS Career Center
  • Opportunity to participate in the AHS International Student Design Competition
  • Participation in AHS’s diverse Award Program
Also included:
Educational membership in the Society offers organizations a voice and a role in the direction of vertical flight technology and, by promoting student interest, helps ensure the future of vertical flight.

Elizabeth Weiner PhD Student University of Maryland New!! Save $480 or more!

For an additional $1,150 per year, get campus-wide access to both AHS Online Store and the AHS Online Journal with your educational membership:
  • AHS Online Store: University-wide access to nearly 10,000 pdfs of technical paper proceedings from 70+ years of Annual Forums and other conferences. Regularly $1,000 for a single site, and $200 for each additional site. Includes campus-wide access to all Vertiflite issues, all Forum papers and all Specialists' Technical Meetings!
  • The Journal of the American Helicopter Society: The world’s only scientific journal dedicated to vertical flight technology, it includes over 2,000 of the best technical research the past 60+ years. Regularly $630 for a single site and $100 for each additional site. 

To sign up or for more information, contact Betty Chen, AHS Director of Administration, by email or 703-684-6777 x100.

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