Aeromedical

Yes, Dorothy, I've Had a Heart Attack »

Despite a lifetime of healthy living and exercise, I'm now sporting two custom-fitted stents. While I consider taking up smoking, pass the pork rinds, willya? More

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Industry Round-up, October... »

AVweb’s weekly news roundup found reports of recently released drone strike research, the launch of a mobile avionics and maintenance service, an... More

Top Letters And Comments,... »

This week's letters brought comments from readers about FAA medicals, flying without a license, and sustainable biofuel. More

Crash Pilot Had Certificate... »

A man whose pilot certificate was revoked 21 years ago for lying on his medical application was the presumed pilot of a Cessna 335 high performance twin that... More

Pilot Beard Ban Debunked »

Canadian researchers say they have debunked the long-held belief that facial hair interferes with the seal on pilot oxygen masks and at least one airline has... More

Healthy Pilot #15: Boosting... »

A lack of energy is one of those subtle health issues that are easy to ignore and hard to fix. We tend to brush off a lack of energy with a nap. But chronic... More

Glider Altitude Record Now... »

Airbus’ Perlan II glider shattered its own altitude record Sunday, reaching 62,473 feet over the mountains of Patagonia in southern Argentina. The... More