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Sparky is an active pilot and longtime aviation author and photographer. She has written three aviation books and was chosen by Flying magazine and EAA as the 2006 recipient of the Bax Seat Trophy, which is awarded to the EAA member who best communicates “the excitement and romance of grassroots aviation.” Sparky personally restored her 1948 Piper Vagabond and holds a commercial glider certificate with private single-engine land and sea ratings.
Are authorities moving to a more collaborative and permissive environment for flight medicals?

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