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The Four Pillars

The Washington Pilots Association (WPA) helps keep the passion for General Aviation alive in Washington State and plays a leading role in ensuring that facilities and policies are in place to enable this spirit of adventure to continue to take flight today and in the future. 

The WPA is the only non-profit organization of pilots and others interested in aviation focused on the need of serving pilots and promoting General Aviation in the State of Washington.


We stand on Four Pillars to advance the interests of General Aviation in Washington State.  We, the Washington Pilots Association are you ... volunteer neighbors, GA pilots, airline pilots, business owners, mechanics, ... anyone and everyone who benefits personally or financially from our aviation transportation system.


Working closely with Airport Managers, Local Sponsors, WSDOT, State Legislators, and the FAA on:

  • Airports sustainability

  • Land use preservation and protection

  • Maintain System Capacity

  • Promote Safety

  • Stewardship of the Aviation System

  • Planning and Transportation policies



Organizing Hands On Safety and Maintenance Seminars for pilots. 

  • Sponsoring Aviation Scholarships.

  • Youth Aviation Scholarships

  • Seminars (local and statewide)

  • Aviation History

  • Special Interests

  • Unique subjects and issues



Representing General Aviation and promoting the benefits of GA to

  • The Media

  • Civic Group

  • Public

  • AOPA

  • Supporting Youth in Aviation

  • Educating Elected Officials



Social activities supporting and coordinating hangar picnics, parties, fly-ins, spot landing contests, and monthly meetings.

  • Free use of cabin at Stuart Island

  • Aviation fly outs

  • NW Aviation Conference

  • Chapter Socials

  • Chapter Christmas Parties

  • Stewart Island Cabin

  • Outings

  • Oshkosh Fly In

  • Partnering with the Flights Above the Pacific Northwest

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