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What You Could Win

You’ll get two days of intensive backcountry training and up to 4 hours of dual flight instruction—landing off-pavement, operating within confined areas and analyzing non-standard unique surfaces including steep gradients, side hills, doglegs, gravel, rocks, river bars and more!

*See official rules for complete details.

About McCall, Idaho

McCall, Idaho is the “Gateway” to the backcountry, encompassing 4.5 million acres of wilderness, commonly referred to as the “Frank Church River of No Return.” This wilderness is only accessible by a network of trails or by aircraft to the grand-fathered airstrips within. This national treasure holds 4 of the 5 deepest canyons in North America and 62 airstrips.

Guarantee your entry for BOTH of these great Sweepstakes

AOPA is leading the fight to protect and strengthen our freedom to fly. But we need your help. Join, renew, or give a gift to our Aviation Advocacy Fund by June 30, 2018, and you’ll be automatically be entered in our AOPA Super Cub Sweepstakes* and our AOPA Backcountry Flying Sweepstakes* - with our thanks for your support!

*NO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

AOPA Super Cub Sweepstakes (“Super Cub”) and AOPA Backcountry Flying Sweepstakes (“Backcountry”) are open only to legal residents of the 50 United States & District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada (excluding residents of the Province of Quebec), age 19 years or older (or at least the age of majority as legally mandated by the entrant’s jurisdiction of residence) at date of entry. Super Cub entry dates: 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 7/14/17 to at 11:59 PM ET on 5/31/19. Super Cub Grand Prize winner must be certificated by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration as a Student, Recreational, Sport, Private, Commercial or Airline Transport pilot as of 5/31/19. Backcountry entry dates: 9:00 AM ET on 4/1/18 to 11:59 PM ET on 6/30/18. Backcountry winner must be certificated by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration as a Student, Recreational, Sport, Private, Commercial or Airline Transport pilot as of 6/30/18. To enter and view complete rules for each, including alternate method(s) of entry, visit Super Cub Official Rules and Backcountry Official Rules. Void outside of the aforementioned geographic areas and where prohibited by law. Sponsor: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.Guarantee your entry for BOTH of these great Sweepstakes AOPA is leading the fight to protect and strengthen our freedom to fly. But we need your help. Join, renew, or give a gift to our Aviation Advocacy Fund by June 30, 2018, and you’ll be automatically be entered in our AOPA Super Cub Sweepstakes* and our AOPA Backcountry Flying Sweepstakes* - with our thanks for your support!

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