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There’s a reason why AOPA is the world’s largest community of general aviation pilots.

If you’re someone who cares about GA, wants to be a safer, more informed pilot, and make the most out of your flying, it’s time you joined AOPA and started enjoying the many benefits and services of membership.

Annual Membership

Introductory

$35 / year

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One-year introductory membership for student pilots. AOPA is dedicated to helping new student pilots reach their aviation goals by providing valuable tools, resources, and support every step of the way to earning a private pilot’s certificate.

Restricted to Student Pilots, one-time only.

Regular

$59 / year

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Our most popular membership with your choice of either AOPA Pilot or Flight Training magazine. AOPA membership sets the standard of excellence, providing unmatched benefits and unparalleled advocacy protecting general aviation and your freedom to fly.

International rate is $79.**

Premier

$99 / year

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Perfect for members with busy lifestyles who want a higher level of service. AOPA Premier provides enhanced access, extra-personal service, and exclusive savings on legal and medical coverage.

 

Premier Plus

$179 / year

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Our highest level of service with PPS Plus included. All the valuable benefits of our PREMIER membership with AOPA Pilot Protection Services* Plus level coverage included.

 

Pro Pilot

$189 / year

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Designed to meet the needs of professional pilots whose career and financial security may depend on their continued ability to fly for a living. AOPA Pro Pilot can help protect your certificate and your livelihood.

 

Life Membership

Life

$999

Never pay dues again! Our best value and a great way to show your commitment to general aviation. Enjoy all of the benefits of our REGULAR membership for life.

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Life memberships are non-refundable.

Premier Life

$1,999

AOPA Premier Life members are true leaders in the GA community. Enjoy all the benefits of a Life membership, and lifetime AOPA Pilot Protection Services* Plus coverage.

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Life memberships are non-refundable.

*PPS adds the best of our former medical program to AOPA’s popular Legal Services Plan to help you protect both your medical and pilot's certificates with one plan — at nearly half the cost. Learn more here.

**International membership rates only available where noted.

Not sure which membership option to choose?

Our membership comparison chart provides side by side details on each membership option to you can choose the one that's right for you!

Free Membership

Student Trial

A FREE one-time, six-month AOPA trial membership for student pilots residing in the U.S. Discover AOPA's many benefits, including six issues of Flight Training magazine.

 

AV8RS Youth

AOPA is committed to stopping the decline in the pilot population through several initiatives including the new AOPA AV8RS membership FREE for teens ages 13-18.

 

Military

AOPA believes in sharing the freedom to fly, building community, and recognizing the service of active duty military aviators through a one-year complimentary membership.

One-time only.