To your health

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.

The deadly flight risk that’s often ignored

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 […]

Aeronautix offers free BasicMed STC for Piper owners

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 […]

Do you qualify for BasicMed?

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 […]

Mayo Clinic launches free online BasicMed course

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Now available to general aviation pilots is the new online Mayo Clinic BasicMed Course, a free program for pilots pursuing medical qualification through FAA BasicMed. “We’re pleased to be able to provide this new option for pilots,” said Clayton Cowl, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic BasicMed Course and chair of the […]