Tag Archives: Dr. Bill Blank

Florida Fly-Out Attracts Midwest Flyers

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 Members of the Florida Aero Club flew to Venice, Florida February 19, 2017 for its monthly fly-out and lunch at Sharky’s On The Pier. Joining the club was Dave and Peggy Weiman of … Continue reading

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How The Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 Can Affect You!

by Dr. Bill Blank, M.D. Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 As many of you know, on July 15, 2016, President Obama signed into law the “Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2.” That was the culmination of a long process. … Continue reading

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As We Age As Pilots

by Dr. Bill Blank Aviation Medical Examiner The average age of pilots has been increasing. This is due to several factors. Because of improvements in lifestyles and health care, people are living longer. Airline pilots are now permitted to fly … Continue reading

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Does The FAA Trust Its AMEs?

by Dr. Bill Blank Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) There are a number of selected medical conditions that are initially disqualifying for a pilot medical if the applicant does not meet the issue criteria, and must be deferred to the Aerospace … Continue reading

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