Starting a flying club requires some legwork, but you don’t have to go it alone. AOPA is here to support you every step of the way.
Whether a club is just a twinkle in your eye or well on its way to takeoff, we’re here to help you get off to a great start. So take a moment to check out our resources, ask us questions, and discover how you can make your aviation dreams come true.
It’s time to land your club a VIP spot on the map! Network clubs get preferred listings on our Flying Club Finder to help your future members seek you out.
Tap into the collective knowledge of active flying club managers and members by joining the AOPA Flying Club Network Facebook group. Post pictures, ask questions, and stay connected.
Do your club members like to keep an ear to the ground for great ideas? Network Clubs receive AOPA’s Club Connector newsletter where you can stay tapped into the buzz in the Flying Club Network. We also choose AOPA Network Clubs to feature in our monthly Club Spotlight.
Designed to offer guidance, answer questions, and inspire ideas, the Resource Library is home to the most in-depth web-based flying club guidance available.
AOPA Insurance Services can help get your club off the ground with exclusive rates for clubs.
AOPA Aircraft Finance has funding options available for most types of clubs. Whether you’re an equity club that wants to buy an airplane or an individual who wants to lease an aircraft to a club, we can help with competitive rates and terms.
AOPA’s research on flying clubs proved the overwhelmingly positive impact clubs have on the GA community. The survey found that more than half of all active pilots are past or present members of a flying club and virtually all of them consider club membership as a positive experience.
Flying Clubs are all about being social. Network clubs land invites to our socials at America’s largest air shows and fly-ins. Have a meal and a drink on us!