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FLIGHT TRAINING MAGAZINE

Get exclusive access to this unique and unduplicated audience of student pilots, flight instructors, and flight schools with the only magazine dedicated to serving these valuable aviation consumers.

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Statistics

MORE STUDENTS — PILOTS

  • 163,200 reached monthly
  • 102,000 issue subscribers

ANNUAL SPECIAL EDITION

  • 200,000 continuous print and digital distribution of "You Can Fly" special editions to student pilots and flight schools

FIRST TIME BUYERS

Purchased the following within six months of starting flight training

  • 65% “passive” aviation headset
  • 61% eyewear/sunglasses
  • 41% aviation apparel
  • 33% “ANR” aviation headset

QUALIFIED BUYERS

  • 52% Plan to upgrade certificate in next 12 months
  • 24% personally own an aircraft and 6% own an aircraft in partnership
  • 19% are self-employed

Deadlines

Rates

* Full-page black & white ads may be used in combination with four-color rates to earn the most favorable frequency. Fractional black & white ads (1/3 pg or larger) may be used only in combination with fractional color ads.

** The rates apply whenever more than 12 full pages are used during the contract period.

SPECIFICATIONS

Electronic File Specifications

  • Preferred format: PDF/X1A is the preferred file format for submission.
  • Resolution: All images/files should be high resolution 300 DPI.Total Area or Ink Density is 300%.
  • Colors: Only use CMYK colors; convert spot colors to process. No RGB, LAB, or ICC profiles.
  • Fonts: Always embed all fonts. Do not allow font substitutions. Do not use True Type fonts.
  • Transparency: All transparent objects must be flattened at a high resolution. Avoid placing transparent objects on top of text or other critical vector objects.
  • Bleed: Accepted for full pg, 2/3 pg, 1/2 pg horizontal, and 1/3 pg vertical pages only.

Submit Your File

  • Visit https://aopa.sendmyad.com to set up an account.  
    Follow the instructions to submit your PDF file via this portal. 
  • Email files to the following address: [email protected] Failure to provide the required materials can negatively impact the  quality of reproduction and may result in production charges.

Special Position

  • Add 10% per issue

INSERTS

Furnished inserts at black and white earned rate, less 10%. Additional mechanical inserting charges may be required. Other inserts and gatefolds are available; rates and specifications provided on request. Each side of an insert counts as one page, regardless of its dimensions. Charges do not include printing.

MINIMUM ADS ACCEPTED

1 inch. Ads less than 1/6 page must be in even units with 2 1/4-inch maximum widths. Ads 1/6 page and larger must be standard units only. Bleed plate size 8 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches. Trim size 8 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches. Safety margin: Live matter must be kept 1/4 inch away from final trim size. Page is three columns wide; each column is 2 1/4 inches wide by 10 inches deep.

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING & MAILING INSTRUCTIONS

A minimum of 10 words is required for classified ads. Prepayment discounts are as follows: 5% for six months, 10% for 12 months. Prepayment in full is required for all discounts. Credit cards are accepted as method of payment. The ad-insertion deadlines for display advertisements also apply to classified ads. Classified ads may be emailed to [email protected] or transmitted via fax to 301-695-2396

Download the 2020 Media Kit

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Call Us: 301-695-2368