November 12, 2006
Dozens of members have contacted AOPA's medical specialists in response to the December 1 article " New hardware and your FAA medical certificate" for information on how to get their medical certificates back after a joint replacement.
To better serve members, AOPA's specialists created the Bone and Joints-Joint Replacement subject report, which covers hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, and knuckle replacements. The report details exactly what medical records and reports need to be sent to the FAA and how to send them.
Pilots also can talk to one of AOPA's medical specialists weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern by calling 800/USA-AOPA.
December 11, 2006
From the NBAA convention in Orlando, a look at some new aircraft that are actually flying. NTSB chairman worries about automation causing a lack of professionalism and diminishing safety. Controlling the aircraft with the sound of your voice.
Nextant Aerospace, adding a remanufactured King Air to its remanufactured Hawker 400 offering, says the King Air (Nextant G90XT) will fly early next year.
Greg Pecoraro, AOPA vice president of airports and state advocacy, brought Indiana aviation community members up to date on the association’s initiatives.
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