January 28, 2013
By Gary Crump
We occasionally hear from members who walked out of the aviation medical examiner’s (AME’s) office with a medical in hand, and then, sometimes months later, receive a letter from the FAA questioning their eligibility to hold a medical certificate. There are a couple of scenarios that could be conspiring here to raise your blood pressure.
Pilot Health and Medical,
Pilot Protection Services,
AOPA Products and Services,
Aviation Medical Examiner,
Special Issuance Medical
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The FAA's annual forecast of air travel demand predicts steady growth in airline and cargo demand, and a steady decline in general aviation piston aircraft.
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AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.