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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Royal Aeronautical Society

  • Income

    £5.0M

  • Spending

    £4.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 313708 Company no. RC000439

Contact details

Public address

  • Royal Aeronautical Society, 4 Hamilton Place, London, W1J 7BQ

Aims & activities

The principal objects of the Society are the general advancement of Aeronautical Art, Science and Engineering and more particularly promoting that species of knowledge which distinguishes the profession of Aeronautics.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£5.0M

* £-0.4M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £9.0M Own use assets
  • £3.2M Long term investments
  • £-0.8M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.9M Other assets
  • £3.5M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

87%
82%
11%

Charitable objects

THE GENERAL ADVANCEMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ART SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED BY LETTERS PATENT DATED 17 JANUARY 1949 AMENDED 3 FEBRUARY 1950, 11 JANUARY 1960, 8 FEBRUARY 1960, 14 NOVEMBER 1974, 18 MAY 1987, 23 AUGUST 1990, 28 APRIL 1994. BY-LAWS LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2003.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 42 Employees
  • 1,000 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Jane Middleton None on record
Sarah Jane Moynihan Fields Children's Centre Trust Up-to-date
Martin Broadhurst (Chair) Centre For Engineering And Manufacturing Excellence Up-to-date
Richard Malcolm Gearing None on record
Simon Michael Henley Fraes None on record
Prof Jonathan Edward Cooper Fraes None on record
Dr Alisair Edward James Wood Fraes None on record
Howard Russell Nye Fraes None on record
Andrew John Cowdery Fraes None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Isle Of Man
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Malaysia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Northern Ireland
  • Pakistan
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States