All Members of IAMA subscribe to the following IAMA Membership descriptions:
Individuals or organizations who are actively engaged in some aspect of missionary aviation defined as those who use aircraft or support the use of aircraft to either fulfill the great commission (Matt. 28:18-20; Acts 1:8 or the great commandment (Matt. 22:39). All full members have voting privileges.
For the purposes of this section, “those who support the use of aircraft” refers to those who provide support services for missionary aviation such as, but not limited to training, maintenance, equipment, safety, recruitment, evaluation, research, or insurance services. It is not intended to include those who have the important roles of prayer and financial support.
Individuals or organizations who have an interest in missionary aviation, but are not engaged in missionary aviation as required for Full Membership.
This category includes:
Student membership is open to students who are interested in or involved with missionary aviation.
Sponsoring membership is open to organizations that provide sponsorship support but not be otherwise involved with a mission organization.
Affiliate Membership consists of individuals working with organizations that are Full Members and who desire to be involved in and support IAMA.