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Susan E. Northrup, M.D. FAA’s Federal Air Surgeon

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 issue Dr. Susan E. Northrup, M.D. was appointed the Federal Air Surgeon of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in January 2021. She succeeded Michael Berry, who held the position since January 2017.  … 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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