May 20, 2016
With hurricane season underway, AOPA members who live and/or plan to travel in hurricane-prone areas should have a plan on what they should do should there be a hurricane. This should include a plan to relocate their aircraft in the event of a storm, if this can be safely done prior to the storm.
While developing your plan, check your insurance policy to see if it covers any costs for relocating your aircraft. Some policies cover the cost of hiring an evacuation pilot and relocating and storing an aircraft. Others will reimburse policyholders for relocating their aircraft outside of a hurricane watch or warning area.
In the event you are faced with relocation, AOPA Insurance offers the following tips to make the process go more smoothly:
For more information contact AOPA Insurance Services at 800.622.AOPA (2672).
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