About Us

Get an insight into who we are and what we do. Enquire about joining or join the AEA

Airborne Engineers Association

Site News:

See what's new on the site

Recent updates to site content

Updated: 1st Mayy 2020

John Rock:

John Rock - The History

Site User Guides

Web Site User Guide

PDF Format
Word Format


Message Board/Forums User Guide

PDF Format


These guides have been produced to help you get the most out of the site and message board.You'll need a Reader to view the PDF version, use the link to the right of this page to download (for free) Acrobat Reader if you don't already have it installed

Updated: 15th November 2018

About Us

The Airborne Engineers Association is a registered charity, No. 1009201 and has a formal Constitution to ensure that everything is legal, formal and abiding, to include an AGM each year,

Key objectives of the Airborne Engineers Association are

  • To maintain Contact between former and current members of the Corps of Royal Engineers to foster mutual support
  • To provide a focus for social and other gatherings of members of the Association
  • To provide assistance to members of the Association who require access to welfare support
  • To preserve the memory and traditions of airborne units of the Corps of Royal Engineers

Life membership of the Association is £25.00

The Association currently has an Executive Committee, an Advisory Committee and six branches, Aldershot, Birmingham, Chatham, Scotland, Yorkshire and 299 Association Hull

Presentation about the AEA


The Airborne Engineers Association (AEA) was formed in 1989 and is open to all personnel who have served, or are still serving, on the strength of any Airborne Engineer Unit.

This also includes parachute trained Royal Engineers who have served, or are presently serving with any Regular or TA unit, which has in its order of battle a parachuting capability. 

Membership may also be given to any person who in the opinion of the Executive Committee has rendered special service to the Airborne Engineers.

The Association currently has seven branches:

  • Aldershot
  • Birmingham
  • Chatham
  • 299 Association (Hull)
  • Scotland
  • Wales & West (Hereford)
  • Yorkshire

Unsure if you're eligible to join the AEA? Get in touch via our Contact page

Apply for membership via web form

or print, complete and post the following PDF documents

Membership Application Form & Gift Aid Declaration

EU General Data Protection Regulations - Personal Data Consent Form

Please note:

Your membership cannot be processed unless all required forms are submitted i.e.the Membership Application and Gift Aid Declaration (combined in one document) and the Personal Data Consent Form. This does not apply to the web form, however you will still need to send a cheque for the lifetime membership fee. Please get in touch via the Contact link (above) if you need any assistance



first image second image third image fourth image fifth image sixth image seventh image eighth image
themed object