Whether you’re a student, an experienced pilot, or just interested in general aviation, you belong in AOPA. As an AOPA member, you can take advantage of these, and many other, benefits of membership:
- Join the organization that protects your right to fly: at the local, state and federal levels. As the leading voice of general aviation, AOPA protects your rights as a pilot, fighting airspace restrictions, fuel taxes, user fees, airport closings, and any issues that threaten your right to fly.
- 12 monthly issues of AOPA Pilot magazine — to keep you up to date on all the latest issues in general aviation news and information — from the newest technologies in avionics to the latest safety and techniques to enhance your flying. Choose to receive the print edition or the enhanced digital edition available only for AOPA members.
- Or choose to receive 12 monthly issues of Flight Training magazine — packed with flight training and safety tips for student pilots, newer privates, and CFIs. Enhanced digital edition is also available.
- Get instant answers from AOPA’s Pilot Information Center at 800/USA-AOPA. Talk to an aviation specialist for advice on buying and maintaining aircraft, flight training, medical issues, or any other aviation-related question Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.
- Free access to the AOPA website, which brings you unlimited 24-hour access to AOPA’s FlyQ™ Flight Planner, Aviation Weather, and AOPA Airports™—our online directory, which is updated daily and includes current fuel prices for more than 3,000 FBOs, sectional chart views with METAR overlays, instrument approach plates, and taxiway diagrams.
- AOPA Air Safety Institute Courses and Seminars — Take advantage of a variety of free online safety courses or live in-person seminars and more, all provided with the generous support of the AOPA Foundation.
- When you join or renew, you’ll be automatically entered in AOPA’s The Debonair Sweepstakes for your chance to win a completely restored 1963 Beechcraft Debonair B33 with an all-new ergonomic interior, the latest avionics, and up-to-date airframe mods.
- Save money with exclusive members-only discounts and special offers from top aviation and non-aviation companies. From pilot and aircraft supplies to luxury and travel services, AOPA membership entitles you to free access to a host of money-saving options that could more than pay for the cost of your annual dues.
AOPA has several membership options for you to choose from. Select the option that best suits your needs.
- Automatic Annual Renew
When you enroll in our Automatic Annual Renewal program, you’ll save $4 off your initial year’s dues and receive FIVE EXTRA entries into our annual sweepstakes. We’ll automatically renew your membership and services each year using the credit card you provide, unless you notify us otherwise. You’ll enjoy the convenience of uninterrupted service, and you’ll no longer receive renewal notices. Join the more than 200,000 members already taking advantage of this safe, secure and convenient program!
- AOPA Plus Membership
Our newest membership option featuring a variety of enhanced benefits—dedicated phone line to the Pilot Information Center, invitations to exclusive regional events and Webinars, advance screenings of ASI courses, 10% off select member products, and more! Upgrade at any time during your membership year.
- AOPA Life Member Program
AOPA Life Membership is offered exclusively through the AOPA Foundation, a charitable, nonprofit educational organization committed to pilot safety. Your $2,500 gift entitles you to AOPA Life Membership, a $2,000 tax-deduction, special certificate, member card and lapel pin.
- Gift Membership
An AOPA Gift Membership is a great way to congratulate someone on their first solo flight or latest check ride. You can also help celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or holiday.
- Family Membership
For a reduced annual fee, each pilot in your immediate family can enjoy the benefits of AOPA membership for as long as your primary membership remains in effect. You’ll receive one subscription to either AOPA Pilot or Flight Training per household.
- 6-Month Free Student Trial Membership
This completely risk-free trial membership includes a FREE 6-month subscription to Flight Training magazine and access to pilot resources—searchable directory of flight instructors and schools, weather briefings, training resources, flight planning tools, and more!
- Military Membership
AOPA honors the service of active-duty military personnel by offering them a complimentary one-year membership. From military to recreational flying and beyond, AOPA wants to equip military members with the tools to safely achieve all their aviation goals.
Spread the word about AOPA to all your flying friends, relatives, or colleagues. When you help us add members, you make AOPA stronger. And when you sponsor at least three new AOPA members who identify you as their sponsor, you’ll receive your next year of membership FREE.
- AV8RS Youth Membership*
AOPA AV8RS membership is free to teens aged 13-18, providing them with resources, support, and encouragement to pursue their aviation dreams and aspirations, as well as opportunities to connect with other AOPA AV8RS across the country.
New address? Submit your change of address via AOPA’s online change of address form or call 800/USA-AOPA, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern.
*AOPA AV8RS youth membership is offered free to teens thanks to the generous contributions
of AOPA members and other donations. Click here to help subsidize the cost
of an AOPA AV8R membership.