AOPA's Guide to Starting a Flying Club

Flying Club Resources

In an effort to take much of the guess work out of forming a flying club, “AOPA’s Guide to Starting a Flying Club” has identified the most important aspects to consider when bringing a club from inception to full operation.

This is a helpful NEW tool that will steer members through the critical steps of starting a club. Each chapter in the guide covers a specific topic of interest from how to choose the right aircraft to insurance considerations. We have also assembled a collection of sample documents, forms, and other useful resources, like sample operating rules and aircraft lease agreements.

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