FAA 2018 Report – Dallas, TX

FAA 2018 ReportMay 5-11, Dallas, TX – FAA reveals over 90% of pilots who were denied FAA medical certification in 2017 failed to provide the documentation required to obtain FAA medical certification approval. The FAA also released age-related data on BasicMed pilots during the aerospace medical meeting which was co-sponsored by Pilot Medical Solutions and held at the Anatole Hotel. During this annual scientific meeting the FAA divulged that the average age of a BasicMed pilot is 64.2 and the oldest BasicMed pilot is 99.3. Over 21,000 pilots are flying under the new BasicMed rules.

For more information visit the page for FAA Medical Reform.

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  1. John Moore
    John Moore says:

    As a pilot-physician the biggest mistake I see pilots make is not giving the FAA enough information. You must provide enough detail to satisfy their checklist. Leftseat has helped some of my pilot-patients gather and qualify records. It seemed to make a big difference in the FAA outcome.

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