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Customized advertising packages offer your brand the opportunity to catch the wave of exciting media that is hot among an active younger and more diverse group of pilots on the move. Watching Pilot Lounge or listening to pro-quality podcasts--Pilot, Briefing, Hangar Talk, Never Again, There I Was, and Ask the A&Ps--are some of the best ways for pilots to stay informed, entertained, and connected with great content and with your company. Talk to your AOPA Media rep today about short format video commercials (:06-:09 seconds) or the personal touch of short-form "Brought to you by…" sponsor audio openings or long-form hosted audio that integrate into these dynamic online entertainment segments seen/heard by up to 245,000 pilots across the library of podcasts each month. .

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  • Reach more than 245,000 AOPA Podcast listeners and 474,000 video viewers monthly
  • 40% growth in video views YOY
  • 68% growth in podcast listeners YOY
  • Searchable and delivered across leading platforms – Spotify, Apple, iHeart and accessible via Alexa
  • Videos available on YouTube,, and Roku
  • Host-recorded sponsorship messaging available




Blu-ray, DVD, USB Drive, hard drive, or via ftp H.264 encoding.

  • 1920 X 1080px 
  • 29.97 Frame rate, progressive 
  • Profile High 
  • Level 4.2
  • VBR 1 pass, target bitrate 20 Mbps, maximum bitrate 24 Mbps
  • AAC audio codec 
  • 48 or 44.1 Khz sample rate
  • Stereo 
  • Biterate 320 kpbs


Aspect Ratio 16:9 HD (4:3 content will be pillared). Video should conform to Rec. 709 standards.

Terms & Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions apply to all advertising insertion orders placed by advertiser with Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (“Publisher”). Customer may use AOPA’s advertising insertion placement
    services (“Services”) only in accordance with this Agreement. This Agreement shall further apply to Agencies representing client and/or conducting business on behalf of another company in placing advertising with AOPA. No other contract or terms concerning your use of the Service may be created in any manner, unless expressly agreed to by AOPA in writing.
  2. Payment and Agency Commission. Agency commission: Submission of insertion order by advertising agency on behalf of advertiser constitutes agency’s agreement to pay all invoices for placement of advertising. Payments are due within thirty (30) days after billing date. Accounts not paid within these terms are subject
    to a late-payment finance charge computed at 1.5% per month (18% annual percentage rate) on any balance outstanding 30 days or more after billing date. Should AOPA be required to seek the services of an attorney/collection agency to enforce its rights under this Agreement, AOPA shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney fees, legal costs, and other collection fees and costs incurred by that party in connection with such action, if AOPA is to prevail.
  3. Rates. All insertion orders accepted are subject to provisions of the applicable rate card and are subject
    to change by AOPA without notice. Should a change in rates be made, space reserved may be cancelled by
    the Customer at the time the change becomes effective without incurring short rate charges, provided the advertisements published are consistent with the applicable agreed upon frequency or volume.
  4. Cancellation and Termination. Publisher expressly reserves the right to reject or cancel for any reason at any time any insertion order or advertisement without liability, even if previously acknowledged or accepted. Cancellations or changes in the order may not be made by the Customer after the applicable issue closing date.
  5. Miscellaneous. Publisher’s acceptance of an advertisement for publication does not constitute an endorsement of the product or service advertised. Advertiser hereby grants, AOPA the right and license to use, reproduce, transmit and distribute all creative materials supplied by or on behalf of Advertiser, including without limitation, all text, graphics, illustrations and photographs (the “Creative”).

The word “advertisement” will be placed above all advertisements that, in Publisher’s opinion, resemble editorial matter. Customer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless AOPA from any claim in law or equity that results from the content provided by Customer to AOPA

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