With a membership base of more than 400,000, or two thirds of all pilots in the United States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world. AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work. Providing member services that range from representation at the federal, state, and local levels to legal services, advice, and other assistance, AOPA has built a service organization that far exceeds any other in the aviation community.
AOPA offers free a six–month trial membership to student pilots to help them reach their aviation goals by staying ahead of the learning curve. AOPA offers a comprehensive suite of training resources, support, advice, and learning tools all conveniently located on its websites.