What benefit does TAS membership give me ?
Winged Words - All members receive a monthly copy of “Winged Words”, the Societies A5 sized magazine, with up to 60 pages of information about “Manchester Airport” and local aviation articles. Each copy contains Manchester airport movements, Airport news and Developments, Society news, Overseas excursions, Social evening reviews, Traffic statistics, European Airline news, Overseas trip reports, Colour photos and much more, altogether a great read.
“E Member option - Everything that TAS has to offer but without the hard copy of Winged Words, instead you have access to a downloadable, printable pdf file.
Discounted travel - Access to TAS overseas aviation excursions
Social Evenings – Are held at the Concorde Restaurant (Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park) every 2 weeks.Reduced entrance fee for TAS Members. Recent guest speakers have included:- Virgin B747 pilot, Red Arrows Manager,Manchester Airport Operations Director, Air Traffic Controller,Concorde Chief Pilot, U2 and SR71 Pilot.See TAS Socials for further info.
Behind the Scenes Tours – Frequent tours behind the scenes at Manchester Airport and other North West Airfields are organised for Members only including:– ATC Tower, Aircraft Hangars,Flight Simulators,Airport Fire Station,Executive Jet Facilities. See Behind the Scenes Tours for further info.
TAS Aviation Weekend - 1/2 price table hire
Automatic Family membership - If you have a family (immediate family) that wishes to benefit from TAS membership then they are automatically included in your membership. (only 1 magazine issued per family)
Web Forum - A web based discussion forum (over 1400 members to date)
Belonging to a big friendly group - what you get with TAS is a great big family of like minded friends, we are a social bunch, which adds atmosphere to all our activities. Most of the society activities are planned, organised and run by like minded volunteers, we all have a passion for our hobby and want as many people as possible to join us in this facinating world of Aviation.