Tag Archives: Sport Pilot Certificate
First Pilot To Fly Without Arms Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act By Taking The U.S. Senator Who Sponsored The Bill, Flying!
Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue On July 24, 2020, Jessica Cox of Tucson, Arizona, the world’s first pilot born without arms, took former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) flying in her rudderless 1946 Ercoupe at Frederick Municipal … Continue reading →
SP/LSA Movement At The Crossroads: Assessing The Impact of The EAA/AOPA Joint Petition For 3rd Class Medical Certificate Exemption
by Ed Leineweber It seems like the Sport Pilot/Light Sport Aircraft movement just can’t catch a break. The Federal Aviation Regulations, creating the new pilot certificate and new category of aircraft, finally went officially on the books in September, 2004, … Continue reading →