There are various levels of membership available within the organization. Charter Members are original members who participated in the organization of the society and who attended any one of the first three meetings.

Regular Members are those who are engaged in performance and operations engineering or are engaged in related commercial or manufacturing fields which maintain a relationship with aircraft performance and operations engineers. Regular Member dues are $30 USD / year.

Affiliate Members are those who are not, or are no longer, engaged in aircraft performance and operations engineering but wish to maintain a relationship with the society. Affiliate Member dues are $30 USD / year.

Student Members are those currently studying an Engineering discipline at an accredited college or university and have an interest in pursuing a career in aircraft performance or operations engineering. Student Member dues are $5 USD / year.

Retired Members are those who were members of the society during their professional career. Retired Members’ eligibility to vote and hold office shall be that of the membership grade held upon retirement without payment of dues. Retired Members enjoy all the benefits of membership at no cost.

Company Members are those organizations interested in the professional practice of aircraft performance and operations engineering and in promoting the society. Company Member dues are $300 USD / year.

Dues are used only for payment of administrative expenses such as website hosting, licensing fees and conference costs. No executive or administrative officer in SAPOE receives a salary.

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