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Your pilot and medical certificates mean everything and AOPA’s Pilot Protection Services’ trusted legal counselors and medical certification specialists can help protect them. We assist thousands of members each year with certificate-related legal and medical issues. Fly with the peace of mind that, as pilots, we’re here to help keep you flying.

Their years of expertise, combined with AOPA’s national network of over 750 panel attorneys in all 50 states, can help you navigate the legal complexities of alleged airspace violations, potential enforcement actions, runway incursions, US Customs matters, drug and alcohol related issues, and more.

AOPA’s team of medical certification specialists has ushered thousands of pilots through the FAA’s complicated system for medical certification. Medical Certification specialists will submit periodic inquiries to the FAA in order to monitor the status of your case review and advocate on your behalf, and can proactively review your medical records prior to submission to the FAA to help avoid unwanted scrutiny of your records and unnecessary delays in the review and evaluation of your medical application.

Plus, you get:

Access to Insights, our monthly participants-only eNewsletter, quarterly webinars, and 24 hour-a-day access to a wide range of original web-based content created by nationally known medical and legal professionals.

Protect Your Certificate

Our trusted legal counselors and medical certification specialists can help keep you flying. 

 

Plus-Level

$99/year

For professionals or those who want more coverage.

ATP, Commercial, or Flight Instructor
UAS Part 107

Basic-Level

$49/year

Upgrade to Plus-Level for more coverage

Student, Light Sport, Recreational, or Private
UAS Hobby or Recreational (Non Part 107)
FAA Action to Suspend or Revoke Pilot or Medical Certificate
FAA Action to Suspend or Revoke Pilot or Medical Certificate
Preliminary Defense Planning with AOPA Staff Attorney
Preliminary Defense Planning with AOPA Staff Attorney
In-house Consultation with LSP Staff
In-house Consultation with LSP Staff
Pre-Appeal Defense Representation with Panel Attorney
Pre-Appeal Defense Representation with Panel Attorney
20 Hours of LSP Panel Attorney Representation
10 Hours of LSP Panel Attorney Representation
Appeal to NTSB Judge (80% - 20%)*
Appeal to NTSB Judge (80% - 20%)*
50 Hours
25 Hours
Appeal to Full NTSB (80% - 20%)*
Appeal to Full NTSB (80% - 20%)*
30 Hours
15 Hours
 
 
Alcohol & Drug Testing
Alcohol & Drug Testing
9 Hours
3 Hours
Aircraft Accidents
Aircraft Accidents
9 Hours
In-house Consultation with LSP Staff
3 Hours
In-house Consultation with LSP Staff
 
 
State and Local Actions
(80% - 20%)*
State and Local Actions
(80% - 20%)*
20 Hours
Free Half-Hour Consultation with Panel Attorney
20 Hours
Free Half-Hour Consultation with Panel Attorney
Civil Penalty Court Cases (Originating in District Court)
(80%-20%)*
Civil Penalty Court Cases (Originating in District Court)
(80%-20%)*
20 Hours
20 Hours
U.S Customs Matters (80%-20%)*
U.S Customs Matters (80%-20%)*
20 Hours
20 Hours
 
 
Aircraft Purchase or Sale
Aircraft Purchase or Sale
2 Hours
Free Half-Hour Consultation with Panel Attorney
1 Hour
Free Half-Hour Consultation with Panel Attorney
 
 
Legal Document Review
Legal Document Review
Aircraft Rental
Leaseback
Hangar & Tiedown
Aircraft Rental
Leaseback
Hangar & Tiedown
LSP Staff will review and critique one each per enrollment year
LSP Staff will review and critique one each per enrollment year

*Plan pays 80% and participant pays 20% up to $210/hr.

If aircraft accident leads to certification action, coverage may also be available as described under FAA Action to Suspend or Revoke Pilot or Medical Certificate

See AOPA Legal Services Plan - Plan Description for complete coverages, exclusions, and limitations.

*Italic blue text: Plan pays 80% and participant pays 20% up to $210/hr.

If aircraft accident leads to certification action, coverage may also be available as described under FAA Action to Suspend or Revoke Pilot or Medical Certificate.

See AOPA Legal Services Plan - Plan Description for compelte coverages, exclusions, and limitations.

Medical Benefits
Medical Benefits
Medical Certification Application
Medical Certification Application
Preview Records Prior to Submission with FAA Personal Advocacy
Status Check with FAA Personal Advocacy