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Your new membership card Your AOPA membership card signifies you as an official AOPA member and is your symbol of being part of an exclusive general aviation organization, which represents more than 414,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Your new card will arrive with your first renewal notice a few months prior to your membership expiration date.

AOPA, 421 AVIATION WAY,
FREDERICK, MARYLAND 21701

TOLL-FREE PILOT INFORMATION CENTER
Call 800/USA-AOPA (872-2672)
Click www.aopa.org

NEW ADDRESS?
Send your new address and AOPA membership number to AOPA, 421 Aviation Way, Frederick, Maryland 21701-4798
Fax 301/695-2375
Click www.aopa.org/coa-form.html

AOPA AIR SAFETY FOUNDATION
Call 800/638-3101
Click www.aopa.org/asf/

AOPA CREDIT CARD PROGRAM
Call 800/523-7666
Click www.aopa.org/info/cc/

AOPA AIRCRAFT INSURANCE
Call 800/622-AOPA (622-2672)
Click www.aopa.org/aircraftinsurance.html

AOPA LEGAL SERVICES PLAN
Call 800/USA-AOPA (872-2672)
Click www.aopa.org/legalservices.html

AOPA ONLINE TRAVEL
Click www.aopa.org/travel/

OTHER AOPA MEMBER PRODUCTS
Call 800/USA-AOPA (872-2672)
Click www.aopa.org/memberproducts/

Your new membership card

Your AOPA membership card signifies you as an official AOPA member and is your symbol of being part of an exclusive general aviation organization, which represents more than 414,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Your new card will arrive with your first renewal notice a few months prior to your membership expiration date. The card displays your name, membership number, member-since status, and expiration date. The front of your new card will display a photo of this year’s sweepstakes airplane, a 2005 Cirrus SR22 GTS. On the back of the card are important telephone numbers and contact information to help you get the most from your membership.

ANSWERS FOR PILOTS: Caribbean calling

So you’ve had enough of winter weather and thoughts of flying to the Bahamas have spurred you to make plans for a balmy vacation. You know the basic requirements—passports for all, and for you, a pilot certificate, medical certificate, and restricted radiotelephone operators permit. Your aircraft must have a standard airworthiness certificate, permanent registration certificate, radio station license, operating limitations, and weight and balance. The ICAO requires an approved life vest floatation device for each occupant for flights in the Caribbean, and it’s recommended that you also carry a life raft. All U.S.-registered aircraft must have an ID data plate and 12-inch registration marks when flying in the ADIZ. U.S. Customs requires a $27.50 annual user fee decal. Normally, private flights do not pre-clear with Customs. However, if you are taking expensive items, it is a good idea to declare them before you leave. You’ll be less likely to face a duty or tax on your own belongings when you return. Read more about flying in the islands online or call the AOPA Pilot Information Center at 800-872-2672.

Double your rewards for aviation spending

Whether you are buying groceries, paying utility bills, or renting an airplane, you’ll be rewarded for every dollar you spend with the AOPA WorldPoints ® credit card from Bank of America.

When you use your AOPA WorldPoints credit card, you automatically receive double points for every dollar you spend at more than 4,600 participating FBOs as well as select aviation retailers, including Sporty’s Pilot Shop, Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co., Gulf Coast Avionics, Pacific Coast Avionics, and King Schools. You’ll also earn double points for supporting AOPA when you use your credit card to pay for membership, AOPA Expo registration, AOPA’s Legal Services Plan, and more.

There’s no limit to the points you can earn or the opportunities to redeem them. And every time you make a purchase with your AOPA WorldPoints credit card, you support general aviation by sending a percentage of your spending back to AOPA—all at no cost to you. That’s revenue AOPA uses to keep dues low and fight for general aviation on issues ranging from user fees to airspace access.

To learn more about how you can earn rewards with the AOPA WorldPoints credit card, or to apply for a card, visit AOPA Online or call 800-932-2775.

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