Pilots who are not eligible for FAA medical certification may be able fly under the new BasicMed Rules.
A pilot flying under the new “BasicMed” rule must:
- Possess a valid driver’s license
- Have held a medical certificate at any time after July 15, 2006
- Have not had the most recently held medical certificate revoked, suspended, or withdrawn
- Have not had the most recent application for airman medical certification completed and denied
- Have taken a medical education course within the past 24 calendar months
- Have completed a comprehensive medical examination with a physician within the past 48 months
- Be under the care of a physician for certain medical conditions;
- Bave been found eligible for special issuance of a medical certificate for certain specified mental health, neurological, or cardiovascular conditions, when applicable
- Consent to a National Driver Register check
- Fly only certain small aircraft, at a limited altitude and speed, and only within the United States
- And not fly for compensation or hire.
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