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FAA Safety Briefing Explores New BasicMed Rule

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FAA Safety Briefing Explores New BasicMed RuleAugust 9–The July/August 2017 issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores several key facets of the new BasicMed rule, which offers pilots an alternative to the FAA’s medical qualification process for third class medical certificates. Under BasicMed, a pilot will be required to complete a medical education course every two years, undergo a medical examination every four years, and comply with aircraft and operating restrictions.

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