Answered By AOPA
How do I set the buy in, dues, and hourly rates for my flying club?
AOPA Staff Answer
Generally, the buy-in covers the cost of membership and any equity share, the monthly dues should cover all fixed costs, and the hourly rate covers operating costs. For more information please review chapter 5 of our Guide to Starting a Flying Club for more details. https://download.aopa.org/fly-ins/2019/downloads/YCF_HowToStartFC_Final.pdf