Aeromedical

Transport Canada Reinforces Pot Ban »

Transport Canada is reminding pilots that while the rest of the country may be changing its attitude toward marijuana, it hasn’t relaxed its stance. On July 1, 2018, possession of small amounts of pot and its recreational use will be legal in Canada. More

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Healthy Pilot #2: Feeling... »

It’s item 18b on the Basic Med Section 2 exam checklist. So if you’ve bouts of lightheadedness lately, it would be wise to consult a doctor to rule... More

Copycat Suicide Eyed In... »

Copycat suicide is one of three scenarios being considered by Canada’s Transportation Safety Board in the 2015 crash of a cargo aircraft with a drunk... More

Aerobatics Preceded Jeff... »

The airspeed indicator in the P-51D flown by former Sikorsky president Jeff Pino was frozen at 530 knots when investigators examined the wreckage from the... More

Healthy Pilot »

This week, we’re launching a new periodic column called “Healthy Pilot.” While BasicMed has simplified the medical authorization needed to... More

Loose Oxygen Fitting Led To... »

A leaking oxygen hose fitting likely led to the fatal crash of a turbonormalized Mooney M20 Acclaim off the coast of Atlantic City on Sept. 10, 2015. More

NTSB Reminds Pilots To... »

The danger of carbon monoxide poisoning in aviation was the subject of two safety alerts released by the NTSB on Wednesday, one for pilots and one for... More