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FAA Releases Final Rule & Effective Date For Third Class Medical Reform

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have reacted favorably to the FAA release of its final rule for “Third Class Medical Reform, which the … Continue reading

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Expansion of Third Class Medical Can Help GA Rebound

by Representative Todd Rokita Indiana 4th Congressional District General Aviation is a homegrown American industry that is responsible for 1.2 million jobs and pumps more than $150 billion into our nation’s economy. But it’s also an industry that could do … Continue reading

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AOPA Applauds Senate Bill To Expand Third-Class Medical Exemption To More Pilots

FREDERICK, MD. – A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would expand the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) third-class medical exemption, reserved for sport pilots for the past decade, to a larger pilot population and more types of aircraft. The … Continue reading

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Making Flying Easier

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Something good is happening in Congress right now. (I know some of you may find that hard to believe, but it’s true.) A few weeks back, Rep. Todd … Continue reading

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Legislation To Require FAA To Revise Third Class Medical Requirements

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has expressed enthusiastic support for a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, December 11, 2013, that would give the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 180 days to redefine its Third … Continue reading

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