To Advance and Protect the Interests of General Aviation in Washington State
THE WASHINGTON PILOT’S ASSOCIATION STARTED IN 1960 AND HAS GROWN TO OVER 1500 MEMBERS STATEWIDE AND INCLUDES 28 CHAPTERS. SINCE IT’S INCEPTION THE WPA HAS BUILT UPON THE 4 PILLARS OF WHY WE EXIST. WHETHER YOU’RE A VETERAN PILOT OR JUST DISCOVERED A PASSION FOR AVIATION, WE ARE PROUD TO WELCOME NEW MEMBERS WHO SHARE THE WONDERS OF FLIGHT IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST! YOU ARE THE VOICE OF ALL PILOTS FLYING IN OUR STATE AND WE KNOW THAT STRENGTH IN NUMBERS WORKS.
Advocacy - Outreach - Education - Social
Fly on over to the EVAC (Emergency Volunteer Air Corps) page to find out more and how you can participate.
Also, check out the Fly Washington Passport Program. Pick up a Passport booklet, collect stamps at well over 100 participating airports, and earn your regional patches, seaplane base pin, and ultimately a flight jacket!
The WPA is the ONLY non-profit organization of pilots and others interested in aviation focused on serving pilots and promoting general aviation specifically in the State of Washington.
Here is what the WPA does for YOU:
WPA Works Locally & Statewide to Preserve YOUR Right to Fly
WPA Works to Maintain Sufficient State and Local Funding for YOUR GA Airports
WPA Wings Newsletter Subscription Included
WPA Chapters & Social Activities
WPA Training & Educational Programs Keep Us All Up to Date
WPA Connects With Other Pilots in Your Area & Across the State
WPA Discount on Subscriptions to General Aviation News
WPA Free Use of Rustic Cabin on Stuart Island
The WPA works closely with Airport Managers, Local Sponsors, WSDOT, State Legislators, AOPA, and the FAA to represent General Aviation interests in Washington State.
Youth Aviation Scholaraships
The WPA Youth Aviation Scholarship Fund (YASF) as established by the Washington Pilots Association is a 501(C) (3) foundation dedicated to the future of aviation. In addition, several chapters around the state provide scholarships for training.
Washington Pilots Association Political Action Committee (WPA-PAC) is your advocate for general aviation interests in Washington State.