MEMBER ALERT: AOPA will be closing at 1:45 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 6 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Dec. 9.
September 12, 2012
By Warren Silberman
Participants' only resources >>
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.
Aviation Medical Examiner,
Pilot Health and Medical,
A House bill that would force FAA to go through the rulemaking process before imposing new policies for sleep disorders has passed a key committee.
Find out some of the basics of the process of how the FAA does medical certification.
Pilots impacted by the FAA’s proposed new obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) policy can expect to pay some $2,000 to more than $5,000 for testing and, if needed, equipment for treatment, according to an AOPA investigation.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.