The Council of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS), U.K., elected to award Professor Asad Madni an Honorary Fellowship, the highest award conferred by the Society. According to RAeS, the Honorary Fellowship is “the world’s highest distinction for aerospace achievement awarded for only the most outstanding contributions to the aerospace profession. This honor is conferred on those whose careers, leadership, inspiration and impact marks them out as among the most eminent, widely recognized and influential aerospace professionals of their generation”.

As the world’s only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community, the society exists to further the advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering around the world. Established in 1866, the Society has been at the forefront of developments in aerospace, seeking to promote the highest professional standards and provide a central forum for sharing knowledge.

The award was presented to Professor Madni at the Honors and Awards Ceremony held in London on November 25, 2019 at the RAeS headquarters.