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Third-Class Medical Certificate

A third-class medical certificate, commonly referred to as a third-class medical, is a certification issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to pilots in the United States. This medical certificate is specifically designed for pilots who operate aircraft under certain conditions, such as for recreational flying, flight instruction, or pursuing a private pilot license (PPL). …

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BasicMed: Requirements and Limitations

One crucial aspect of aviation safety is the medical fitness of pilots. For decades, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandated that pilots hold a valid medical certificate to fly. However, in 2017, a new alternative emerged – BasicMed. Since its inception, nearly 80,000 pilots have been qualified to fly safely under BasicMed. BasicMed privileges are authorized …

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ATOMATOFLAMES – Required Aircraft Equipment – 91.205

Of all the acronyms in aviation, this must be the silliest… ATOMATOFLAMES? Surely you can’t be serious!? I am serious and don’t call me Shirley. It is difficult to remember all the regulations, rules, and procedures. But, it is not that difficult to remember a few acronyms that jog your memory ATOMATOFLAMES is one of …

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How Much Does a Pilot License Cost

How Much Does it Cost to Become a Pilot? Student Pilot License Free Sport Pilot License $4,000 – $6,000 Private Pilot License $8,300 – $12,300 Commercial Pilot License $28,000 to $90,000 Flight Instructor License $32,000 -$95,000  Airline Transport Pilot License $35,000+ The cost to get your pilot license ultimately depends on what type of pilot …

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Learn to Fly

How to Become a Pilot People pursue a pilot’s license for a wide range of motivating factors, from a desire to achieve personal growth to pursuing an airline career path. Some aspiring pilots are fortunate to have close friends or relatives with aviation experience, who can provide guidance, advice, and mentorship. However, for many people, …

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