With over 40 million flying hours, we are the largest collective resource of commercial aviation skills and qualifications in the UK.
Membership fees are fixed and not based on your salary. We have a dedicated Financial Team in the Independent Pilots (Financial Services), who will look after all your financial queries’ and arrangements including pensions and loss of licence insurance.
We offer legal assistance of up to £20,000 to our Full members as well as legal advice. There is also a facility to top up the Legal cover to £250,000.
The origins of the Association can be traced to the early 1990’s when a self-help group was organised at the Gatwick Job Centre for pilots out of work following the collapse of Air Europe in 1991.