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Pilot Health and Medical

News release

AOPA LEADS INDUSTRY EFFORT TO SPEED MEDICAL REFORM

In an effort led by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the Administration to expedite a review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to speed medical reform

In an AOPA-led effort, seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014 | comments

Article

Answers for Pilots

Find out what has changed in regard to airman medical certification.

Aug 13, 2014
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Medical Conditions

Video

Fly Well - Headaches

Jul 10, 2014

Article

Gastrointestinal conditions

The FAA allows certification for many common gastrointestinal diagnoses as long as your treating physician documents the condition as stable and controlled.

Apr 14, 2014

Advocacy

FAA drafts new sleep apnea guidelines

The FAA has drafted new guidelines for dealing with sleep apnea after AOPA and others objected to a sudden policy change announced last year.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments
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Medical Certificate

News release

AOPA LEADS INDUSTRY EFFORT TO SPEED MEDICAL REFORM

In an effort led by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the Administration to expedite a review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014

Advocacy

AOPA leads effort to speed medical reform

In an AOPA-led effort, seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation and the administration to expedite a review of the FAA's proposed rulemaking on third class medical reform.

Aug 18, 2014 | comments

Article

Answers for Pilots

Find out what has changed in regard to airman medical certification.

Aug 13, 2014
More Medical Certificate News

Medications

Pilot Magazine

Member News & Notes: NextGen mandate ‘inadequate’ and ‘unclear’

The FAA’s “lack of an executable plan, unresolved technical issues, and ineffective collaboration with industry,” are “programmatic challenges” to moving toward the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), Department of Transportation Assistant Inspector General for Aviation Audits Matthew Hampton says.

Aug 08, 2014

Article

Gastrointestinal conditions

The FAA allows certification for many common gastrointestinal diagnoses as long as your treating physician documents the condition as stable and controlled.

Apr 14, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Fly Well: Drug wars

Shooting approaches at Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM) in San Diego, California, just north of the Mexican border, might include interesting liaisons...

Dec 19, 2013
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Aeromedical Factors

Article

'The human must be the boss'

Approaching San Francisco International on a VFR day in a Boeing 777, the crew was "astonished" when automated systems did not respond as expected.

Jun 24, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

FAA drafts new sleep apnea guidelines

The FAA has drafted new guidelines for dealing with sleep apnea after AOPA and others objected to a sudden policy change announced last year.

Apr 01, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Aviation associations ask Senate to pass sleep apnea bill

Nine aviation organizations have asked senators to support legislation compelling the FAA to go through the rulemaking process for new policies on sleep disorders.

Mar 05, 2014 | comments
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Special Issuance Medical

Article

Answers for Pilots

Find out what has changed in regard to airman medical certification.

Aug 13, 2014

Advocacy

Support for medical reform grows

With 111 co-sponsors in the House, legislation to exempt thousands of general aviation pilots from the third class medical continues to gain momentum.

May 29, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Fly Well: Changing face of aeromedicine

Dr. Warren Silberman managed the FAA medical certification division from 1997 through 2011.

May 12, 2014
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