The 75th Annual General Meeting of the Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers (SMAE) Ltd took place on Saturday 19th November.

The AGM approved a small increase in the membership fees for 2023, primarily to cover the increased cost of insurance premiums.

2023 Membership fees (renewals will be available from 1st December 2022) are therfore:

Senior £42.00
Junior £20.00

Family Partner £29.00
Family Junior £15.00

Please note that due to a price increase from the supplier, the optional plastic membership and Vectis Rewards card will be £5.50 for 2023.

We will also be launching digital membership cards (to add to smartphone wallets) which will be available free to all members, or £3.20 if the Vectis Rewards Scheme is included.

The CAA Operator Registration remains at £10.00 but may be subject to an increase for those whose renewal falls after 1 April (see:  Please note CAA registration renewals can only be processed within 28 days of the registration expiry date.