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The stress test and the FAA: Part two

Article | 2015, 08 31

Dr. Warren Silberman discusses two more types of stress tests—the pharmacologic nuclear stress test and the stress echocardiogram—that airmen might need to perform while applying for their medical certificate.

Pilot Protection Services Medical Mailbag- September Q&A

Article | 2015, 08 27

Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Dr. Warren Silberman, and Gary Crump, RN, answer your medical aviation questions.

September Legal Tip

Article | 2015, 08 26

A FAR 61.56 Flight Review is due every 24 calendar months in order to serve as PIC of an aircraft, unless you fall in one of the exceptions. These exceptions include passing a proficiency check, practical test or satisfactorily completing a renewal of a flight instructor certificate. The flight review consists of a ground and flight portion, each required to be at least 1 hour.

The stress test and the FAA: Part One

Article | 2015, 08 21

What’s the difference between a plain stress and a nuclear stress test, and when would you need to have one in order to get a medical certificate? Dr. Warren Silberman explains.

Two ways to healthier aviation

Article | 2015, 08 10

After two recent flights in which Dr. Jonathan Sackier experienced different atmospheres at general aviation airports, he reflects on the health of the aviation community and of individual pilots. In this Pilot Protection Service column, Sackier offers tips to help protect both.

Airworthiness is more than flyability

Article | 2015, 08 06

As the pilot in command of an aircraft, federal aviation regulation 91.7 makes you responsible for determining whether your aircraft is in an airworthy condition before it is flown. What does “airworthy” mean?

Fly Well

Pilot Magazine | 2015, 08 06

Top 10 reasons pilots lose flying privileges

Pilot Counsel

Pilot Magazine | 2015, 08 06

Five important traffic situations

Pilot Protection Services Medical Mailbag- August Q&A

Article | 2015, 07 27

Dr. Jonathan Sackier, Dr. Warren Silberman, and Gary Crump, RN, answer your medical aviation questions.

Understanding multiple sclerosis and the FAA requirements

Article | 2015, 07 20

A diagnosis of the neurological condition known as multiple sclerosis raises many questions for a pilot. If you have this condition, what does the FAA want and what treatments are acceptable?