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Annual Membership






A 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.

One-time offer for Student Pilots only.




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All of the benefits of our REGULAR membership with a 1-year digital subscription to AOPA Pilot or Flight Training magazine.

Automatic Annual Renewal preferred.




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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.




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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



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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.

Life Membership



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 Plus Life


AOPA Premier Plus Life members are true leaders in the GA community. Enjoy Premier Plus benefits for a lifetime. Includes AOPA Pilot Protection Services* Plus level coverage.

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Life memberships are non-refundable.

Not ready for a full Membership? Check out these free options.

Student Trial

Join Free

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

Join Free

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


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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.

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New dues rates effective with membership expiration dates of August 31, 2014 and later.
Annual membership dues and benefits are subject to change.

*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.

Have additional questions about the new membership dues rates? See AOPA's list of frequently asked questions.