New Regulations regarding 3rd Class Medical Certificates

By |February 10th, 2017|

Medical reforms have been passed by both the House and Senate and signed into law by President Obama on July 15, 2016.

According to AOPA,  an extension  keeps the FAA regulations in place through September 2017, but the medical reforms are permanent, and the FAA now has one year to develop and enact rules that align with the […]

FAA Regulations regarding Hypertension

By |January 11th, 2017|

FAA regulations continue to evolve concerning Hypertension.
The good news is that the regulations have become progressively more clear and, in most cases, it is now possible for your
AME (Aviation Medical Examiner) to issue your license.

For the latest regulations as of this date, go to out FAQ page and under “All” or “FAA”, look for […]

DOT and Recreational Marijuana use May 27, 2014

By |May 27th, 2014|

The Department of Transportation released an update on it’s policy regarding “Recreational” use of Marijuana.

The short version is the the DOT doesn’t care if some states have legalized use of marijuana.

The Federal Policy remains the same.

Get the full story at:  DOT Recreational Marijuana Notice

Beginning October 1, 2012, the FAA requires airman applications to be completed on-line

By |September 1st, 2012|

Beginning October 1, 2012, the FAA will require airmen to complete form 8500-8, application for a medical license, on-line.

Airmen will need to go to the FAA MedXPress website.  After completing and submitting your application, the FAA will issue you a “confirmation number”, which you must provide to your Aviation Medical Examiner when you schedule your […]