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Select your AME carefully

AOPA is actively pursuing the relaxation of third class medical requirements for pilots flying recreationally. For now, though, we still have to undergo medical examinations, and choosing an aviation medical examiner can be an important part of your FAA medical certification renewal experience.

2014, 08 18

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I'm having fluttering in my chest!

Dr. Warren Silberman discusses the very common cardiac irregularity called atrial fibrillation and what pilots who have the condition can do to get their medical certificate back.

2014, 08 12

Pilot Magazine

Fly Well: Is your wiring firing correctly?

Don’t blow a fuse from overload; let’s explore a few common and interesting human wiring issues.

2014, 08 05
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PPS: Plan Details

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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One-on-one legal advice potentially worth thousands of dollars, advice and tips on your medical questions, and much more!    

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