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
The Senate has joined the effort to expand the FAA's third-class medical exemption to more pilots and aircraft.
Nine aviation organizations have asked senators to support legislation compelling the FAA to go through the rulemaking process for new policies on sleep disorders.
A chorus of industry leaders sang the praises of general aviation while admitting to challenges ahead in dealing with FAA bureaucracy and changing cultural whims.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.