March 31, 2014
Question: When did the U.S. government first get involved in the medical certification of pilots?
Answer: The Air Commerce Act of 1926 paved the way for licensing and medical certification of pilots. The first group of aviation medical examiners was announced on Feb. 28, 1927. Source: FAA.
Pilot Health and Medical
A Wisconsin pilot with a congenital heart defect is able to solo thanks to the sport pilot regulations.
Diabetes treated with oral medications and under good control can still obtain a special issuance medical under the current guidelines.
Dr. Jonathan Sackier talks about pilot structural failure.
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