The aftermarket modifier ecosystem needed a 'home' to discuss our challenges and best practices, to improve our services by delivering a common message to the market. Together, we have the objective to shape the future of the STC in the aviation world.

Patrick Gindre
Sales Director of Eclipse Technics

As a founding member of IAMA, we actively participate in the exchange with other key players in the modification community and are part of a joint collaboration to demonstrate the reliable quality of retrofit solutions.

Jörn Dahmen
Senior Director Special Engineering Services of Lufthansa Technik

IAMA Serves as the ideal organization to ensure that all stakeholders jointly agree and comply with the highest standards of developing STCs. Without a doubt, IAMA has already proven to be a platform that takes the retrofit market to the next level.

Frans van de Pol
Director Engineering of Fokker Services

IAMA will be a collaborative and knowledgeable reference and voice to regulators and standardization committees regarding how STCs efficiently fulfil these obligations. The alliance will foster proportionate and adapted regulations, and jointly develop and provide the optimal tools to its members.

Romain Mbwang Seppoh
Head of Airworthiness at Eclipse Technics

Full members

Basic members


Strategic Observers and Partners

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IAMA Memberships

Membership Categories and Commitment

Business Involvement Experienced Major STC Dev e.g. DOA or ODA (STC), FAR/CS25 Aircraft OEM active in aftermarket STC Dev e.g. DOA or ODA (STC), FAR/CS25 Aircraft, Consultants Airlines, Operators & Lessors
Annual Fee

Reduced Flexible Membership 2023
50.000 US$

25.000 US$
50.000 US$

25.000 US$
5.000 US$

0 US$

Number of members 20 unlimited unlimited unlimited
Active involvement required yes no no no
Commitment to Standard yes no yes no

Association Membership Benefits

Participate in General Assembly yes yes yes yes, upon invitation
Voting Rights / Influence yes via Advisory Board no no
Executive Board +2 seats +1 seat no no
Participate in Working Groups yes yes no on invitation
Apply for new working group yes yes no no
Benefit from IAMA Marketing yes yes yes yes
Access to educational resources yes yes yes yes

Commercial and business aviation stakeholders of all kinds are encouraged to join the alliance through different types of membership. Please complete our online application form to join the alliance.

If you want to know more about the different membership categories or get a better insight into the most appropriate membership for your organization, contact us at

IAMA Memberships benefits

IAMA Members enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Being a part of the IAMA community with access to educational resources continuously under development
  • Access to the IAMA Standard, the cornerstone of the IAMA Rulebook, which secures a high quality STC project
  • Access to the future IAMA Document platform where all STC documentation can be uploaded and accessed by the receiver of the STC

IAMA community & aligned information campaign benefits

IAMA Info Statements Download yes yes yes yes
IAMA Member Profile listing yes yes yes no
IAMA Members Product & STC list yes yes no no
IAMA Member Knowledge Base yes yes no yes
IAMA Member Event & Panels yes yes no yes

IAMA Rulebook (STC Standard) benefits

IAMA Rulebook Download yes yes yes yes
IAMA Best Practices yes yes yes no
IAMA Rulebook & Best Practices Development yes yes no by invitation

Reduced Flexible Membership 2023

add'l Costs
N/A add'l Costs N/A

IAMA Document platform benefits

IAMA STC Upload and access yes yes add'l costs access only

Be an influencer.

Participate & shape with our IAMA working groups.


Understand hidden aftermarket pains and develop solutions that incorporate all stakeholders. Take advantage of a strengthened reputation and a risk-minimized STC approach that positions your organization as quality provider.

IAMA empowers the STC by education.
Empower your STCs through the IAMA educational content and augment your sales approach.

Strengthen your industry expertise, share and market your knowledge by contributing in IAMA working groups. Position yourself as valuable partner amongst IAMA members. Benefit from the technical knowledge of IAMA members and colleagues to extend your own capabilities and find new potential partners to grow your business.

Use single-source STC document handover to meet customer expectations.  

Online Membership Request Form

If your business is involved in the retrofit market or you are an airline operator or a lessor looking for answers to questions about independent aircraft modifications and STCs, you are eligible to become an IAMA Member.

Our main membership categories are as follows:

  • Full or Basic Membership for Design Organizations
  • Advisory Membership for Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Free Subscriber for Airlines and Lessors

Please complete our form to receive information on how to become an IAMA Member. We will respond to your request as soon as possible and look forward to having your organization as member of the alliance.


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Unsure which member category is the right fit for your organization? Have additional questions? Contact us via your preferred channel and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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You can also directly download the IAMA Membership Application or if you are an operator or a lessor the Simplified Subscriber Application Form. For further information please contact us by using the online form above.