There shall be six (6) classes of membership in the Organization: Charter, Regular, Honorary, Associate, Student and Family.
Charter Members shall be known in name only, and remain subject to same rules and regulations as the general memberships.
Anyone who has as least a student pilot certificate and/or other Airman certificate can be a regular member of NAI. Only current regular members in good standing shall be eligible to vote.
Honorary members shall be those persons invited to become such at the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors. Such persons continue to hold this status for such period as the Board of directors may direct. Only regular Members shall be eligible to vote. Only current regular members in good standing shall be eligible to vote.
Associate members must have an expressed interest in the aims and goals of NAI and who pledge to support this constitution and assist in carrying out the aims and purposes of the Organization. Only current regular members in good standing shall be eligible to vote.
Student membership shall be open to all full time students. Full time students who are current and in good standing shall be eligible to vote so long as the requirements of regular membership are met.
Family membership shall be opened to spouses, dependent children and step children as well as legal wards of all full status members in all categories of membership.
Application for membership shall include the name, address and telephone numbers of the applicant and such additional information as shall be required by the Board of Directors. Applications shall be acted upon by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Directors.
An Application for membership by a potential Member may be denied by the Board of Directors by a majority vote upon satisfactory evidence that an applicant is engaging in or has engaged in conduct not in accordance with the principles, aims and purposes of Negro Airmen International, and where such conduct, if engaged in by a member, would warrant suspension, expulsion or other such disciplinary action; or, where an applicant has engaged in illegal disruptive or outrageous conduct that is detrimental to the functioning of the organization.