September 12, 2012
By Warren Silberman
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Nothing is more critical to getting your medical than having a “good” Aviation Medical Examiner. It can make the difference between an in–office issuance with no hassle or a delayed issuance with you stuck on the ground.
Dr. Warren Silberman, formerly the Manager of FAA Aerospace Medical Certification from 1997-2011, will share his insights into what makes a “good” AME.
Dr. Warren Silberman is the former manager of FAA Aerospace Medical Certification and a doctor of osteopathic medicine. A pilot since 1986, he is recognized nationally as an expert in aerospace/preventative medicine.
Pilot Health and Medical,
Aviation Medical Examiner,
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.
Two tragic accidents that occurred within a week of each other, involved pilot incapacitation at high altitudes.
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