Become a Member

Are you eligible to join?

A commissioned officer, or warrant officer, in any component of the U.S. armed forces in any of the following rated positions is eligible for membership in the Daedalians:

  • pilot
  • navigator, combat systems officer (CSO)
  • naval flight officer (NFO)
  • air battle manager (ABM)
  • remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilot
  • flight surgeon
  • astronaut
  • Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP)

Those qualified who are no longer affiliated with the military must have been honorably discharged. All ratings must have been received by successfully completing a U.S. military aviation training program.


How to Become a Member

Fill out the application below and attach the documentation showing your rated status. Retired officers can use a DD-214.

Membership dues are $45 annually. There is a one-time initiation cost of $45. Payment can be made online or by mailing us a check at: Daedalians, PO Box 249, JBSA-Randolph, TX 78148.

Of note:

  • If you’re interested in becoming more that a dues-paying member, you can show your continued interest in the Daedalians through Life Membership. Find more info here. There is a separate membership for local flights. Contact your local Daedalian Flight directly for more information.

Sign up today!

Become a part of America’s aviation legacy. We look forward to welcoming you to our ranks.


Hereditary Application for Membership

Hereditary applicants need to be a direct line descendant of the Daedalian Founders who were all the World War I 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. There is a one-time initiation fee of $45, and annual dues are $45 (total $90). All Hereditary Members must be over 18.


Questions? We have answers!

Membership questions? Email us at, or call Monday through Thursday 8-4 and Friday 8-12 CST at 210-945-2111.

Our address is: Daedalians, PO Box 249, JBSA-Randolph, TX 78148.