The Honourable Company of Air Pilots incorporating Air Navigators

Annual Events

The 'Professional Committees' of the Company meet both in London and “virtually” approximately 4 times a year and by arrangement with the Director of Aviation Affairs.


The following is a selection of 'Livery' and other events and activities that feature in the annual calendar of the Company.  Most of the events listed are open to all Company members (and also non-members in some cases).  The list is not exhaustive but illustrates that the Company is involved in many and diverse activities.




 New Year City Service

 St Michael's, Cornhill

 Court Election Dinner

 Cutlers' Hall



 Combined Court Lunch

 Cutlers' Hall

 Luncheon Club

 RAF Club



 Annual Service

 St Michael's Cornhill

 AGM and Installation of the New Master and Court

 Merchant Taylors' Hall

 Lord Mayor's Dinner for Masters

 Mansion House

 United Guilds' Service

 St Paul's Cathedral



 Luncheon Club

 RAF Club

 Cobham Lecture

 RAF Club



 Livery Dinner

 Drapers' Hall



 Election of Sheriffs




 Summer Supper

 various City Livery Halls



 Garden Party

 venue of the Master's choice



 Luncheon Club

 RAF Club

 Sir Frederick Tymms Lecture

 RAF Club

 Election of Lord Mayor




 Trophies and Awards Banquet




 Lord Mayor's Show


 Lord Mayor's Banquet


 Scholarship Reception

 Cutlers' Hall



 Carol Service

 St Michael's, Cornhill

 Carol Service Supper

 The George and Vulture



 Additional Activities


 Pilot Aptitude Testing

 RAF Cranwell

 Professional Flight Training Show

 Sofitel, Heathrow

 Senior Flight Instructors' Forum

 RAF College Cranwell




The Company operates an extensive 'Visits Programme' for members.  Examples of recent visits include:

RNAS Yeovilton

De Havilland Museum

Old Bailey

Corsham Space Centre

Flying Legends Practice Day at Duxford

University of Southampton

AAIB and TAG Aviation at Farnborough

Middle Wallop and the Museum of Army Avitation

RAF Valley

RAF Odiham