Yes, 3rd Class Medical Reform is Law – but Not Yet


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Medical-ExamCongress passed the temporary FAA re-authorization bill in July which included the provisions for 3rd Class Medical Reform that all of the alphabet groups have been seeking. However, that does not mean that you can forget about getting a new medical certificate just yet.

In this article by Jarod Allen, an attorney for AOPA’s Pilot Protection Services, he explains what could happen if you jump the gun on forgoing the renewal of your 3rd class medical certificate.