AOPA/EAA Third Class Medical Exemption

Driver's license/self-certification medical exemption

AOPA/EAA 3rd Class Medical Exemption

AOPA and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) on March 20, 2012 submitted a request to the FAA that, if successful, would offer pilots an option of obtaining a 3rd class FAA medical or instead become educated on medical self-assessment and operate familiar aircraft recreationally using the driver's license as the baseline of health.