Health

Fly Well - Food aloft

Dr. Jonathan Sackier on the importance of drinking and eating the right stuff when you are flying.

 
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AOPA's Jim Coon explains Third Class Medical Reform Strategy

13:01 min

AOPA Sr VP Government Affairs chronicles Medical Reform setbacks and a new path forward.

Third Class Medical Update from AirVenture

0:45 min

Earlier this week, Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Boozman (R-AR) filed an amendment that would add third class medical reform language to the highway bill now being debated in the Senate.

Progress soon on Third Class Medical reform?

4:12 min

Find out what's taking so darned long to get any progress on Third Class Medical reform,and how the measure could start moving forward soon.

Fly Well- Meaning of Aviation

3:43 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier gives suggestions on talking to the FAA about medical problems.

Fly Well - Coronary Artery Disease

3:48 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about Coronary Artery Disease

Fly Well - Veristop

4:35 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about vertigo.

Fly Well - Can Flying Be Too Sweet

4:20 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about diabetes.

Fly Well - Maneuvering Through the Rocks

3:48 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about kidney disease.

Pilot's Bill of Rights - Medical Certificate Reform

0:52 min

AOPA is calling all pilots to action to urge Congress to support the Pilot's Bill of Rights II, which includes Third Class Medical reform. The bill would allow pilots to fly noncommercially in aircraft weighing up to 6,000 pounds carrying five passengers below 14,000 feet in VFR and IFR conditions without the need for a medical certificate.

Sen. Inhofe - Pilots Bill of Rights II

15:45 min

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) talks about the Pilots Bill of Rights II, which includes a provision to allow private pilots to fly an aircraft with up to six seats, weighing up to 6,000 pounds, VFR or IFR, without a third class medical certificate. The bill also reforms the NOTAM system, and provides more legal protections for pilots accused of regulatory infractions.

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