Protection for pilots who love to fly

Welcome to AOPA’s Pilot Protection Services, where our legal and medical certification staff and legal services staff and panel attorneys take on the struggles that all pilots deal with, from staying out of trouble with the FAA, becoming a better pilot, to staying healthy so you can stay in the left seat longer.

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Aircraft Purchase/Sales Agreement

If you’re thinking about buying or selling an airplane, or need guidance for setting up an LLC or Corporation for your aircraft, our national network of over 650 panel attorneys can walk you and your CPA through the process based on the applicable state laws.

This courtesy sample document is being provided as a general guide to preparing an aircraft purchase or sales agreement. It is not designed to address every issue or contingency. Please consult a qualified attorney to assist you in drafting the actual agreement.


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Pilot Protection Services Podcast

Welcome to the Pilot Protection Services podcast, where AOPA's legal and medical certification staff and leading industry voices take on the challenges and developments that all pilots deal with, from staying out of trouble with the FAA, to becoming a better pilot, and staying healthy so you can stay in the left seat longer. If you’re a fan of our monthly article content on our website, our podcasts are going to be the perfect addition to your audio library.

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What Members are Saying about PPS

I have been a member since 1990 and have mainly consulted for medical issues for me and my students. This is the first time I have contacted for legal and you were very helpful and "spot on" as the medical team is!

Love this benefit more than anything about my AOPA membership.

I wasn't sure what I would find but I expected a long wait on 'hold', which did not happen. I was talking to a counselor within a minute. He was knowledgeable concerning pilot deviations and figured out a course of action immediately. I took his advice and then contacted the FSDO.

I have used AOPA legal service twice now. Each counsel was very knowledgeable and got back to me quickly which really helped because of the unsettling nature of dealing with the FAA. The service has been excellent on all counts.

Participant feedback is gathered from AOPA’s LSP Customer Satisfaction Survey and does not guarantee the same or similar results concerning your legal matter.