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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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EAA STATEMENT ON FAA RELEASE OF THIRD-CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE

FAA’s BasicMed will take effect on May 1, 2017 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (January 10, 2017) — Years of effort by EAA and AOPA culminated on Tuesday morning as the FAA announced regulations that will implement the aeromedical reform … Continue reading

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AOPA STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF THE FINAL THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM RULE AND EFFECTIVE DATE

FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following after the FAA released its final rule for third class medical reform which the agency has named BasicMed: Teams of AOPA experts are now examining the regulations, … Continue reading

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AOPA & EAA Statement On Third Class Medical Reform & The Proposed FAA Extension

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) released the following statements after the announcement that Congress will include Third Class Medical Reform in proposed FAA extension legislation. … Continue reading

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THIRD CLASS MEDICAL REFORM INCLUDED IN DEFENSE BILL

FREDERICK, MD – Third class medical reform will once again go to the full Senate for a vote, this time as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Senate Armed Services Committee on May 13 approved the NDAA, … Continue reading

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AOPA STATEMENT ON SENATE FAA REAUTHORIZATION LEGISLATION

Third-Class Medical Reform And Other Measures Will Save Pilots Millions And Improve Safety FREDERICK, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued the following statement after the introduction of The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016, S. 2658, in the U.S. … Continue reading

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U.S. SENATE PASSES THIRD-CLASS MEDICAL REFORM

Pilot’s Bill Of Rights 2 Moves To The House Of Representatives FREDERICK, MD – The full Senate has passed the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2), which will now go to the House for consideration. The Senate passed the bill, which … Continue reading

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PILOT’S BILL OF RIGHTS 2 CLEARS KEY SENATE COMMITTEE

EAA-supported aeromedical reform moves ahead to full Senate vote OSHKOSH, WIS. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation passed S. 571, better known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2, on December 9, 2015, bringing significant third-class … Continue reading

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AOPA Applauds Announced Senate Markup of Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

FREDERICK, MD – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has set Nov. 18 as the date to move S. 571, better known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2), forward. Third-class medical reform is among the provisions … Continue reading

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MATA President Meets With Minnesota Congressional Delegates

The president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Greg Reigel, recently spent time meeting with staff members from the offices of all Minnesota Congressional delegates to thank them for their support of general aviation and to seek additional support … Continue reading

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