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Six tricks to ensure your doctor speaks your language

Misunderstandings on aircraft radios can have profound implications, and so can miscommunication about health issues.

2014, 04 10

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And the wait goes on...

The FAA announced in 2013 that aviation medical examiners would soon be able to issue a medical certificate for certain conditions that had required a special issuance. The program hasn’t been implemented yet one year after the pronouncement of “coming soon.”

2014, 04 07

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Counsel: It was 1965...

My editors, otherwise great people, twisted my arm to write something about my long and happy relationship with AOPA Pilot magazine as being appropriate to this seventy-fifth anniversary of AOPA.

2014, 04 04
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AOPA Pilot Protection Services safeguards your pilot and medical certificates with two plans available at $39 and $99 annually.    

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Let's face it, we're human. A simple FAR error or oversight, or an unexpected medical situation could result in months of down time and thousands of dollars in fees.  
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