MEMBER ALERT: AOPA will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from 2:30 p.m. Eastern Nov. 26 until 8:30 a.m. Eastern Dec. 1.We are thankful for all of our AOPA members. Happy Thanksgiving!
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
Third class medical reform is taking too long, but AOPA will keep advocating for change and the prospects for reform in 2015 are good.
Pilots and aircraft owners have volunteered to transport hundreds of sea turtles rescued in Massachusetts to facilities equipped to care for them.
The FAA is working to automate a contingency plan developed on the fly when Chicago Center was taken out by arson from within Sept. 26.
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