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Medications and new regulations: What it means for you

When the new third class medical reform regulations take effect in 2017, pilots who will be allowed to fly without the need for a current medical certificate will need to be well-versed on their responsibilities under the regulations, particularly 14 CFR 61.53 and 91.17 that address the use of medications while flying.

2016, 08 11


Third class medical reform: A vision realized

By now you have probably heard that the House and Senate finally passed an FAA reauthorization bill with third class medical reforms included. On July 15, the president signed the bill, and HR 636, the "FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016," became law. This was a heavy lift that began with a modest request for exemption from medical certification requirements for certain aviation operations back in March 2012.

2016, 07 26
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