Drug use — including marijuana — by pilots has climbed over the last five years.
The new FAA policy includes pilots who hold Authorization for Special Issuance (ASI) Letters for disqualifying conditions that have been “waivered.”
Sedating antihistamines are the most commonly detected medication in fatal accidents.
The barriers to getting into aviation are falling — or at least the fence that has kept folks out has been lowered, several gates have been left open, and the guard shack is only manned on a part-time basis.
Mexico joins The Bahamas in recognizing BasicMed.
The NTSB finds that antihistamines are the most commonly detected medications in fatal accidents.
Sad news for GA with news of a fraudulent AME and a fire at the Belite factory.
Most general aviation pilots spend the majority of their flight time below 10,000’. This has led many to become complacent to the risks of hypoxia. Hypoxia is a killer, robbing our blood of much-needed oxygen — and the resulting effects can be deadly. In recent years, the GA community has increased its vigilance in maintaining […]
COLUMBIA, Missouri — The FAA’s BasicMed regulation created a greatly simplified medical requirement that serves as a replacement for the Third Class Medical, allowing pilots to operate any aircraft with six seats or less with the submission of a simple medical form and a copy of a valid driver’s license, similar to the LSA Pilot […]
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has an online tool to help you determine if you qualify to fly under the BasicMed rule that went into effect May 1, 2017. You just answer four simple questions to find out if you qualify. Take the quiz here. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has an online tool […]