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Drone Membership

Membership options for UAS pilots

Free Membership

For student pilots, youth and military personnel

Life Membership

One time membership fee for life

Membership + Pilot Protection Services Plus
$178
per year
Membership + Pilot Protection Services Basic
$138
per year
Premier Membership
$99
per year
Regular Membership
$79
per year
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PPS shieldMembership + Pilot Protection Services Plus

Enhanced benefits with maximum legal and medical coverage. Coverage for pilots operating under ATP, Commercial, Flight Instructor, or UAS Part 107 certificates, or those who want more coverage.

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Your member benefits
  • Advocacy to protect your freedom to fly
  • Free Magazine
  • Travel planning tools and exclusive discounts
  • Safety and educational resources
  • Pilot Information Center helpline
  • AOPA App and multimedia resources
  • Exclusive member access to finance and insurance
  • 20% member discount on AOPA Pilot Gear purchases
  • Early access to new safety courses
  • Free ground shipping on AOPA Pilot Gear orders totaling $75 and above
  • Free Digital Magazine
  • Special Sign-up Gift
  • Pilot & Medical Certificate Protection against being suspended or revoked
    • Preliminary Defense Planning with AOPA Staff Attorney
    • 20 hours for Pre-Appeal Defense Representation with Panel Attorney
    • 49 hours for Appeal to NTSB Judge
    • 30 hours for Appeal to full NTSB
    • 9 hours for Alcohol & Drug Testing
    • 9 hours for Aircraft Accidents
    • 20 hours for State & Local Actions
    • 20 hours for Civil Penalty Court Cases
    • 20 hours for U.S. Customs matters
    • 8 hours for IRS Appeals Conferences
    • 15 hours for Tax Court
  • Legal Document Review
    • 1 hour(s) for Aircraft Purchase or Sale
    • 1 per year for Aircraft Rental
    • 1 per year for Leaseback
    • 1 per year for Hangar & Tiedown
  • Medical Certificate Application
    • Status check with FAA and Personal Advocacy
    • Review Records prior to Submission

Membership + Pilot Protection Services Plus
$178 per year
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Drone Pilot Plus
$178
per year
Drone Pilot Basic
$138
per year
Drone Pilot Membership
$79
per year
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PPS shieldDrone Membership + Pilot Protection Services Plus

Enhanced premier benefits with basic legal and medical coverage for holders of a Part 107 - remote pilot certificate with small UAS rating.

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Your drone member benefits
  • Advocacy to protect your right to share America's airspace
  • Choice of AOPA Pilot or Flight Training magazine
  • Drone Pilot e-newsletter
  • Essential Travel planning tools and exclusive discounts
  • Safety and Educational Resources for Drone pilots
  • Pilot Information Center helpline for drone related support and advice
  • Free AOPA App featuring aviation video content and podcasts
  • Membership discounts geared to Drone Pilots
  • Access to career assistance through PrecisionHawk's Drone Pilot Network
  • 6% AOPA Pilot Gear discount
  • Early Access to NEW Content
  • Events at our AOPA Fly-Ins
  • Drone YouTube livestreams
  • Drone podcasts
  • Pilot & Medical Certificate Protection against being suspended or revoked
    • Preliminary Defense Planning with AOPA Staff Attorney
    • 6 hours for Pre-Appeal Defense Representation with Panel Attorney
    • 14 hours for Appeal to NTSB Judge
    • 9 hours for Appeal to full NTSB
    • 3 hours for Alcohol & Drug Testing
    • 3 hours for Aircraft Accidents
    • 6 hours for State & Local Actions
    • 6 hours for Civil Penalty Court Cases
    • 6 hours for U.S. Customs matters
    • 3 hours for IRS Appeals Conferences
    • 5 hours for Tax Court
  • Legal Document Review
    • 1 hour(s) for Aircraft Purchase or Sale
    • 1 per year for Aircraft Rental
    • 1 per year for Leaseback
    • 1 per year for Hangar & Tiedown
  • Medical Certificate Application
    • Status check with FAA and Personal Advocacy
    • Review Records prior to Submission

Premier membership for 1 year
$178$158 per year
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Student Trial
FREE
for 6 months
AV8RS Youth
FREE
for ages 13-18
Military
FREE
for 1 year

Student Trial

FREE six-month trial membership for student pilots. Includes Flight Training magazine.

Alert One-time, U.S. residents only.

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Your member benefits
 
  • Six issues of Flight Training magazine - choice of print or digital.
  • Student Pilot helpline for one-on-one support and advice.
  • Essential travel planning tools & exclusive discounts.
  • Training & Safety Resources, including interactive courses and quizzes.
  • Free AOPA App featuring aviation video content and podcasts.
  • Access to Flight Training scholarships and other financial resources.
  • Access to the Flight Training College Aviation directory.
  • Events and communities for student pilots.

Student Trial
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AV8RS Youth

FREE membership for teens ages 13-18 who are interested in the world of flight.

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Your member benefits
  • Flight Training magazine, digital edition.
  • Special scholarships opportunities.
  • Flight Training helpline for advice and guidance.
  • Online tools to explore airports and places to fly.
  • Access to interactive safety courses and quizzes to test your knowledge.
  • Free AOPA App featuring aviation video content and podcasts.
  • Access to the Flight Training College Aviation directory.

AV8RS Youth for 1 year
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Military

One-year complimentary membership for active duty military personnel.

Alert Limited to active duty military, one time only.

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Your member benefits
  • Choice of AOPA Pilot or Flight Training magazine — print or digital.
  • Essential travel planning tools and exclusive discounts.
  • Pilot Information Center helpline for support and advice.
  • Advocacy to protect your freedom to fly.
  • Training & Safety Resources, including interactive courses and quizzes.
  • Free AOPA App featuring aviation video content and podcasts.
  • Exclusive member access to finance and insurance.
  • 10% member discount on AOPA Pilot Gear purchases.

Military membership for 1 year
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Life Membership
$1799
one time

AOPA Membership for Life

Never pay dues again! Enjoy all of the benefits of our REGULAR membership for life.

Alert Life memberships are non-refundable.

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Your member benefits
  • Powerful advocacy
  • Free Magazine
  • Travel planning tools and exclusive discounts
  • Safety & Educational Resources
  • Toll Free Pilot Hotline
  • AOPA media and videos
  • Aircraft Financing
  • Insurance Opportunities
  • 10% member discount on AOPA Pilot Gear purchases

Life Membership one time

PPS shield

Are You Covered With Pilot Protection Services (PPS)?

More than 66,000 AOPA members have already placed their trust and confidence in PPS' legal services staff and medical certification specialists to help protect their airman and medical certificates. Why don't you? When you upgrade your membership to add PPS you'll also receive enhanced member benefits and a free sign up gift.

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