Sport Pilot Medical Rule Update...

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FAA And EAA Hashing Out The Details...

Nothing about the final version of the Sport Pilot rule has caused more consternation than the driver's-license-medical provision. What rankled most with the GA community is that it's possible for two pilots to have identical medical conditions, only one is brand-new to flying and the other is a former pilot whose FAA medical has been denied or revoked, and the novice will be able to fly as a Sport Pilot and the former pilot won't. EAA has been fervently working with the FAA at the highest levels to work out this "ambiguity," and on Tuesday they released a report on their progress so far.