Pilot Health and Medical

Pilot Health and Medical

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AOPA enhances popular TurboMedical tool

Before your next flight physical, check out AOPA’s redesigned TurboMedical online tool. It could save you a lot of time and hassle by alerting you to potential conditions or medications that might require extra paperwork before you visit your aviation medical examiner.

Jan 20, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

Next steps for medical reform

With Congress back in session, the question on the minds of many pilots is, “What’s next for third class medical reform?”

Jan 14, 2016

Article

Answers for Pilots

If you fail the color plate test at the time of your FAA airman exam, there is alternative color vision testing.

Jan 08, 2016
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Medical Conditions

Advocacy

Medical reform legislation set for markup

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has set Nov. 18 as the date to move the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.

Nov 11, 2015

Advocacy

AOPA, EAA answer questions about medical reform

AOPA and the Experimental Aircraft Association answer some of the most common questions about modifications to the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.

Sep 30, 2015

Article

Hidden Genius prize entices color vision cure

Private pilot Trevor McKeeman says many of the world’s record-breaking aviation feats were fueled by visions of winning financial prizes and he hopes his Hidden Genius idea will inspire technology buffs to create tools to combat color vision deficiency for pilots.

Jul 28, 2015
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Medical Certificate

Article

AOPA enhances popular TurboMedical tool

Before your next flight physical, check out AOPA’s redesigned TurboMedical online tool. It could save you a lot of time and hassle by alerting you to potential conditions or medications that might require extra paperwork before you visit your aviation medical examiner.

Jan 20, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

Next steps for medical reform

With Congress back in session, the question on the minds of many pilots is, “What’s next for third class medical reform?”

Jan 14, 2016

Advocacy

Full Senate passes medical reform

The full Senate has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which will now go to the House for consideration.

Dec 15, 2015
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Medications

Advocacy

AOPA, EAA answer questions about medical reform

AOPA and the Experimental Aircraft Association answer some of the most common questions about modifications to the Pilot's Bill of Rights 2.

Sep 30, 2015

Article

Answers for Pilots: Allergy Medications

Pilots should check that their allergy medications are FAA-allowed.

Aug 26, 2015

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Medical

FDA approval doesn’t mean an FAA blessing

Aug 07, 2015
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Aeromedical Factors

Advocacy

Full Senate passes medical reform

The full Senate has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which will now go to the House for consideration.

Dec 15, 2015

Advocacy

Senate committee passes medical reform

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2.

Dec 09, 2015 | comments

Article

Aviation groups urge passage of medical reform

Seventeen aviation groups have sent a letter to a key Senate committee, urging it to pass medical reform and other measures to protect GA pilots.

Nov 17, 2015
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Special Issuance Medical

Advocacy

Full Senate passes medical reform

The full Senate has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, which will now go to the House for consideration.

Dec 15, 2015

Advocacy

Third class medical reform FAQs

Third class medical reform is closer than ever before, but it’s a complex issue and we know you have questions. Here are our answers to the most common questions we’re being asked about third class medical reform.

Dec 09, 2015

Advocacy

Senate committee passes medical reform

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2.

Dec 09, 2015 | comments
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