Become a Member

An Organization Like No Other

The Daedalians is a unique organization with a very special mission. As we continue our work to advocate for air and space power and honor those who flew and fly in defense of our Nation, we welcome new members who have an interest in our legacy and who believe in our goals and objectives.

When you become a Member of the Daedalians you join a venerated organization made up of distinguished patriots, past and present. In addition, your membership offers several other advantages, including the ability to network and build camaraderie with similar-minded and motivated individuals, to help advocate and advance military aviation and space technology, and to recognize, be involved with, and learn about the top aviators of yesterday and today.

To qualify for membership, you must be a rated military officer, warrant officer or women air service pilot (WASP), serving as a pilot, navigator, combat systems officer (CSO), naval flight officer (NFO), air battle manager (ABM), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilot or flight surgeon of heavier-than-air powered aircraft or astronaut.

Qualifications for Membership

A commissioned military officer in any component of the United States Armed Forces who is a pilot, , warrant officer, women Air Force Service Pilot (WASP), navigator, combat systems officer (CSO), naval flight officer (NFO), air battle manager (ABM), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilot or flight surgeon of heavier than air powered aircraft or astronaut and is accepted as a member to perpetuate the membership of a Founder Member and are eligible for membership in the Daedalians.

Membership is not restricted with respect to age, sex, race, etc.

Those qualified and who held commissions, warrants or flight officer status but no longer affiliated with the military must have been honorably discharged.

All ratings must have been received as a result of having successfully completed a U.S. military aviation training program.

Those interested in membership should contact their local Daedalian Flight (FLIGHT CONTACT INFORMATION) or Daedalian National Headquarters for further information. If going through a Flight for membership, ensure the local Flight coordinates your application with National Headquarters.
Membership cost is an annual dues of $35 payable at the beginning of each year. There is a onetime initiation fee of $25. To pay, please go to our payment page.

Email membership questions to membership@daedalians.org

How to Become a Member

Eligible aviators should fill out the application and include documentation showing the rated status. For retired officers, a DD-214 can be used. If you are unsure about documentation, please email us at membership@daedalians.org or call 210-945-2111. The cost of membership includes an initiation fee of $25 and one year of current dues of $35. If you are interested in becoming more that a dues paying member, you can show your continued interest in the affairs of the Daedalians through Life Membership. Life memberships can be started with the same $25 initiation fee and the cost shown in the chart below.

The Daedalians Application for membership. Please fill out the application and if available, attach a copy of your rated status or send in later. The cost is $35 for membership dues and $25 for initiation which can be paid by check or credit card. You can go to http://store.nexternal.com/daedalians/new-member-p… to pay your new membership dues. For any questions please email membership@daedalians.org or call Monday -Thursday 8-4 CST at 210-945-2111. Our address is PO BOX 249, Randolph AFB, TX 78148.

Daedalians Application for New Members

Please fill out the application and if available, attach a copy of your rated status or send in later. The cost is $35 for membership dues and $25 for initiation which can be paid by check or credit card. You can go to http://store.nexternal.com/daedalians/new-member-p… to pay your new membership dues. For any questions please email membership@daedalians.org or call Monday -Thursday 8-4 CST at 210-945-2111. Our address is PO BOX 249, Randolph AFB, TX 78148.

Life Membership

Life membership can be started for $125 and paid off over 3 years. Periodic statements are sent as reminders of the balance. If you would like to know more about Life Membership, please contact us at 210-945-21111 or email us at membership@daedalians.org

 

AGE

2016

Thru 30 $935.00
31 – 35 $855.00
36 – 40 $790.00
41 – 45 $725.00
46 – 50 $650.00
51 – 55 $575.00
56 – 60 $500.00
61 – 65 $420.00
66 – 70 $350.00
71 – 75 $280.00
76 Plus $215.00

As an alternative, you may wish to send an initial payment of $125.00 and become an Installment Life Member. The remaining cost must be paid within three (3) years of the initial payment. Amount and timing of the subsequent payments are your choice.

Hereditary Application for Membership

Heredity applicants need to be a direct line descendant of the Daedalian Founders who were all the WWI military pilots. You do not need to be a pilot or have military experience to be a hereditary member.

Please attach a copy of documentation showing the lineage to the Founding member. The fee is a one time $25 initiation cost and one year annual dues of $25 (total $50)

 

Important Notes

  • Annual membership term runs from January 1 – December 31
  • All Hereditary Members must be over the age of 18.