The Association of Airworthiness Professionals (AAP) was founded in November of 2015 as a non-profit corporation with a vision to foster Innovation and Excellence in Airworthiness and a Mission to Advance and Promote airworthiness in industry, government, academia and individuals.  AAP is a member run organization overseen by a board of directors and led by an elected slate of officers.

The AAP purposes, accomplished by dedicated individual, student and corporate members, include:

  • Development and promotion of standardization and consistency in Airworthiness
  • Educating, Mentoring and Credentialing Airworthiness Professionals
  • Bridging industry, government and individuals to achieve a common benefit
  • Assuring and Promoting Integrity in the field of Airworthiness
  • Partnering with Academia, Industry, and USG to educate and grow future airworthiness professionals

We welcome and encourage your participation. Join us as we make a difference in the future of airworthiness and aviation.

AA&S 2023 was a HUGE success.  Make plans now to attend AA&S 2024 next year in San Antonio.
AAP will again serve as the Technical Lead for the Conference. 
Join us as we look and work toward to the future. 

Thank You to Our Corporate Members:


AAP Newsletter Published
Check out AAP AirWaves located on our Press Room page.
AAP Welcomes Bell as a Corporate Member!
Thank you to Bell for joining AAP as a Corporate Member!
Attention All Members
We pleased to announce that AAP has now been accepted as a recipient of Google for Non-Profits.
This designation allows us to use multiple Google products, including Google Drive, at no cost and to host our web meetings with Google meet. 
AA&S 2024
We are excited to announce new Conference Tracks for 2024.
AAP, as the Conference Technical Lead, will be developing tracks for:
  • Students
  • eVehicles
  • Propulsion
If you are interested in helping us develop these tracks, email us at:

Serve Humankind and the Science of Flight through advancement and promotion of Airworthiness in Industry, Government and Individuals

Foster Innovation and Excellence in Airworthiness 

The AAP purpose includes:

1. Leading the Future of Airworthiness by Establishing AAP as the Defining and Driving Source for Airworthiness Standards and Initiatives

2. Developing and Promoting Standardization through joint industry, individual and government working committees

3. Promoting Consistency of application and effort in all Airworthiness initiatives

4. Educating, mentoring, developing current and future airworthiness practitioners, and recognizing Airworthiness professionals

5. Educating and Mentoring Future Airworthiness Professionals through partnership with Colleges and Universities by developing curriculum and courses of study

6. Promoting and Facilitating Dialogue among all Constituents

7. Serving as an Independent Clearinghouse for all Airworthiness Initiatives by bridging industry, government, and individuals to achieve common benefit

8. Assuring and Promoting Integrity in Airworthiness

9. Promoting the safety of flight throughout the world

Next AAP Meeting
The next AAP meeting has been tentatively scheduled for:
October 2023
Invite will be emailed to members to join via Google Meet.