- Director, AOPA Medical Certification Services
- 25 years assisting AOPA members
- Former operating room technician and Emergency Medical Technician
- Pilot since 1973
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Six tips to get your medical faster
Most of the world is pretty much on board with electronic communications, and email is now a very convenient way to transmit medical records … unless it is going to the FAA’s Aerospace Medical Certification Division in Oklahoma City. They are working toward that goal but are not there yet. For now, overnight mail, snail mail, and fax are the only acceptable means of providing medical records to the FAA.
Based on our frequent interactions with the FAA’s Aerospace Medical Certification Division, let me share with you six things that you can do to hasten the process of wresting your medical certificate from the FAA. … to continue reading…
Gary Crump, AOPA’s director of medical certification, is a former operating room technician and emergency medical technician who has been assisting AOPA members for more than 25 years. He’s also a medical expert for AOPA’s Pilot Protection Services and has been flying since 1973.