Benefits Include:

  • Unlimited free entry to the museum, with reduced rates for up to four guests*
  • SOFFAAM members can bring upto 4 guests to the Museum at a discounted rate (See this websites Home Page). The discount can be applied to any individual ticket (adult, senior, child). Use code AFILFAAM30 on the booking portal.
  • A SoFFAAM Member is entitled to a 20% discount in the Museum shop, a very well stocked retail outlet with a substantial range of aviation-related items, clothing, books and magazines.  20% is also available on all purchases in Warnefords Cafe.*
  • Opportunities to take part in Society excursions to places of interest. Recent visits have included a trip to the SS Great Britain and Aerospace Bristol.
  • A free copy of the SoFFAAM quarterly journal Jabberwock in either paper or eco-friendly electronic PDF format. This lively magazine includes articles of historical interest in the fields of naval aviation and associated military matters. It also gives a brief summary of the monthly talks and reports on excursions. Members are actively encouraged to contribute to the journal.
  • Monthly talks by eminent speakers in aviation and other fields of interest. Talks are held in the museum’s AgustaWestland conference room. There is a small charge for entry – see the Talks page for updated costs and details. (Please note: some Talks are TICKET ONLY events)
  • The opportunity to put yourself forward as a Council member, helping the Society move forward
  • PLEASE NOTE: As from January 2023, Membership Cards will no longer be issued as a cost saving measure. Your name and Membership status will be held on a database at the Fleet Air Arm Museum ensuring you still have free entry to the Museum. The Museum appreciates pre-booking of your free ticket by ordering HERE

* Please note that these concessions are provided at the discretion of the General Manager and could be withdrawn or modified at any time.

How to Join

Joining SoFFAAM is straightforward. Simply click on the Red Membership Application Form button (below) to open the form. This will open in a new window or tab.  You must download the Form first to your own computer before you can fill it in. Depending on the browser you are using, look for a downward pointing arrow with a horizontal line underneath it, click on this and the computer will ask you which location you want to download the Form to on your computer. You may be able to ‘Right Click’ your mouse on the form to open a dialogue box with ‘Save’ or ‘Save as’. Once downloaded, you can type directly into the form on screen, save it and email it directly to our Membership Secretary at

Alternatively, just download the form, print it and complete by hand.  PLEASE NOTE: Membership will commence soon after the join form is received.  If you are joining so you can access the Fleet Air Arm Museum almost immediately, please contact the Membership Secretary on the details at the bottom of this page to ensure this is activated in time for your visit.

If anyone requires help in downloading and filling in the Membership Form, please contact Richard Macauley on 07768 562976.

SoFFAAM Annual Membership Fees:

Individual Adult £14.00 – Digital PDF Jabberwock Magazine by email
Individual Adult £18.00 – Paper Jabberwock Magazine by Royal Mail
Individual Adult Overseas £14.00 – Digital PDF Jabberwock Magazine by email
Junior (aged 3 to 15) £9.00 – Digital PDF Jabberwock Magazine by email
Family (2 Adults + up to 3 dependants) £37.00 – Digital PDF Jabberwock Magazine by email
Family (2 Adults + up to 3 dependants) £41.00 – Single Paper Jabberwock Magazine by Royal Mail

SoFFAAM Lifetime Membership Fee:

Lifetime UK or Overseas £125.00 (Single payment) – Digital PDF Jabberwock Magazine by email

Gift Aid

Please consider clicking this box on the Membership application as this boosts the amount received by SoFFAAM by 25%. You must be a UK tax payer as this is reclaimed by the Charity from the tax you pay for the current year.

If you have any questions regarding membership, please contact our Membership Secretary, David Merrett by email: or phone 07521 723477.