July 5, 2013
By Warren Silberman
In my last article I began giving you all some details and pointers on what you need to get your treating physicians to provide you prior to going to your AME should you have one of the conditions that AMEs can issue (CACI). To reiterate, the following conditions are included in this new medical certification procedure: arthritis, asthma, chronic hepatitis C, glaucoma, hypertension, hypothyroidism, migraine and chronic headaches, pre-diabetes conditions, and renal cancer.
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Tom Haines’ ‘Waypoints’ column on the ADS-B debate received a lot of response from members who, like the author, see its promise.
The FAA has sent a proposal to reform the third class medical certification process to the Department of Transportation for review, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced July 31 at EAA AirVenture.
Third class medical reform through the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act (GAPPA) is critical to growing general aviation.
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