May 8, 2012
By Gary Crump
Pilots strive to minimize risk before flights, so why do some think and act differently when it comes to their health?
The Life Extension Foundation, a great organization that’s dedicated to investigating methods of extending the healthy human life span, recently reported that as many as one-third of adults in the United States are not getting screened for colorectal cancer.
Pilot Health and Medical,
Special Issuance Medical
What's involved in flying a private aircraft to the Bahamas?
The Flying Physicians Association (FPA) has become the latest group to lend support to third-class medical reform and urge government officials to speed up their review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). The NPRM would expand the number of pilots who could fly without needing to obtain a third-class medical certificate, a standard that has been successfully used by sport pilots for a decade.
A survey of flying doctors found that 80 percent favor third class medical reform.
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