AVweb's BasicMed Pilot Survey: Tell Us What You Think »

Last week, the FAA rolled out the final rule for the long-awaited Third-Class medical exemption. We heard plenty of comments pro and con and in today's issue, we're publishing a detailed survey to find out what pilots really think. More

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FAA Final Rule On New... »

The full text of the FAA’s new final rule on pilot medicals was published Wednesday morning in the Federal Register, as the general aviation community... More

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Pilot Depression Prevalent »

The Harvard School of Public Health says 12.6 percent of pilots surveyed may have clinical depression and 4.1 percent reported having suicidal thoughts... More

Lockhart Balloon Crash:... »

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