RTCA is a not-for-profit, membership organization formed to advance the art and science of aviation and aviation systems for the benefit of the public. RTCA membership is restricted to organizations that are doing business in aviation, including but not limited to identifying and resolving system technical and policy issues that aviation faces as it continues to pursue increased safety, system capacity and efficiency, and development of minimum performance standards and guidance material for electronic systems and equipment that support aviation.

RTCA's membership is comprised of domestic and international organizations representing all facets of the air transportation industry:

  • Academia
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Aviation service providers
  • Department of Defense
  • General Aviation
  • Government organizations
  • Labor unions
  • Manufacturers
  • R&D organizations
  • Suppliers of automation, infrastructure and avionics

For questions on membership , please email membership@rtca.org.