Flying club aircraft security
Answered By AOPA
I’m a member of a flying club and we’ve recently had some security issues with our aircraft/hangar. Lock boxes, aircraft, and even hangar doors have been left unlocked or completely open. I’m looking for a resource that I can have club members use to emphasize the need for securing our aircraft and hangar. Does AOPA have anything to help?
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AOPA Staff Answer
Yes, AOPA has a General Aviation Security course that is a great resource for what you’re trying to do. It should help emphasize to your club members the importance of securing aircraft and covers other security issues too.
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Rules with consequences are usually better followed.  Your club might consider penalties for those who don't secure things properly, based on who last used them before they were found unsecured.