Program Costs

Regular Members

Membership in TOPS is $440 per year plus $220 per aircraft per year for full regular members (tour operators), payable 50% at the time of membership application (non-refundable after conditional acceptance) and 50% upon completion of an acceptable audit report and final acceptance into the program by the review committee.  Acceptance will establish each new member as a regular member of the organization.

Transitional Members

Membership in TOPS is $220 for the first year plus $110 per tour aircraft. Thereafter, $330 per year plus $110 per tour aircraft.  50% is due at the time of application and the remainder due after completion of the gap analysis and acceptance by the review committee.

Associate Members

Associate members show their support for a high standard of safety in the helicopter tour industry and receive unique opportunities to work with our regular members.

The Associate member fee is $2,200 per year for manufacturers and Underwriting insurers; and $550 per year for other associates.

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