Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and Experimental Aircraft Association - Exemption/Rulemaking

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AOPA and EAA, representing the interests of our members, are petitioning the FAA for an exemption that would give pilots who fly recreationally the option of getting a third class medical or, instead, participating in a recurrent online education program that will teach them how to self-assess their fitness to fly.

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Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and Experimental Aircraft Association - Exemption/Rulemaking

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ID: FAA-2012-0350-0001

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Date Posted: Mar 22, 2012
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Submitter Information

Submitter Name: AOPA / EAA
Mailing Address: 421 Aviation Way
City: Frederick
Country: United States
State or Province: MD
ZIP/Postal Code: 21701
Organization Name: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association / Experimental Aircraft Association
Submitter's Representative: Kristine Hartzell


Comments Received*
Allowing private pilots to use their driver's licenses with fitness self-assessment is certainly acceptable in lieu of obtaining a third-class medical...
As a retired B-777 captain and member of AOPA and ALPA, I am appalled and embarrassed by ALPA'S announcement opposing the pilots medical bill of rights. I am...
After encouraging my Senator from Illinois, Richard Durbin, to co-sponsor the Pilots Bill of Rights -2 (POBR2), the response received after both e-mail and...

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