Health

FAA Sleep Apnea policy

One expert says the FAA is wrong on how it wants to determine who might be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea.

 
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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.

New Third Class Medical Reform Legislation Introduced

2:18 min

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, talks about a new Pilots Bill of Rights that would open the door to flying IFR up to 14,000 feet without a third class medical requirement.

Fly Well- Flying by the Seat of Your Pants

4:17 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about Flying by the Seat of Your Pants.

Fly Well- Aerobatics

4:25 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about heartburn.

Fly Well- The Method of Rhythm

4:04 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about atrial fibrillation.

New FAA sleep apnea policy

6:07 min

AOPA Director of Medical Certification Gary Crump explains the new FAA policy on sleep apnea and pilot medical certification.

Fly Well- Vulnerable in the Weather

4:00 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about allergies.

Fly Well- Heart of the Interior

4:11 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about heart disease.

Fly Well- Testicular Cancer

3:40 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about ways to prevent testicular cancer.

Fly Well - Trouble with T

4:37 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about trouble with Testosterone.

Fly Well- Major Structural Failure

5:19 min

Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about pilot structural failure.

Progress expected on medical reform, patience still needed

3:32 min

We've heard from members: Yes there's a lot of support for medical reform, why isn't it going anywhere? In short, it is...

Miles O'Brien Interview

8:34 min

A conversation with CNN & PBS NewsHour TV personality and aviation expert Miles O'Brien about overcoming adversity.

Hypoxia Simulation

3:57 min

See how AOPA staffers react to hypoxia at a simulated 30,000 feet.

Dr Richard Sloan FPA

6:26 min

The president of the Flying Physicians Association, Dr. Richard Sloan, says 80% of FPA members support medical certificate reform and see little value to the current Third Class Medical Certificate.

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