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As every pilot knows, two licenses are required to fly: a pilot certificate and a medical certificate. Ensuring that Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical certification is valid and will be renewed is of paramount concern to all professional pilots and flight department managers.
Make Sure You're Protecting Your Medical Certification
August 26, 2010
A recent webinar hosted by NBAA for its Members enlightened attendees about the many issues and concerns surrounding pilot health and safety and how to maintain compliance with FAA regulations to ensure continuing medical certification. Learn more.
FAA Lengthens Validity of Medical Certificates
July 24, 2008
The FAA amended its medical certification rules to extend the validity of certain medical certificate privileges. Airmen under the age of 40 who hold a first-class medical are now permitted to conduct both domestic and international operations requiring a first-class medical for 12 calendar months. Airmen under the age of 40 who hold a first-, second- or third-class medical are now permitted to conduct an operation requiring a third-class medical for 60 calendar months.
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