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Re: AME Recommendations

I recently used Jim Koch and was happy with the experience. No nonsense and practical in approach. His day job is practicing as an anesthesiologist for one of
Gary Cavell
9:10 AM
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63365

AME Recommendations

My AME, Dr. Curry, has apparently ceased his practice and I'm looking for a new AME. Any recommendations would be appreciated.
milehi
8:59 AM
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63364

Re: 3rd class medical talk

It's a waste of money to go LSA/Sport Pilot if that is not your final goal and if PBOR2 fails to be implemented. Just as an observer, the FAA kicked this up to
condorlxix
8:44 AM
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63363

Re: 3rd class medical talk

Thank you for reaffirming AOPA's position Katie. As a member of AOPA and EAA, I can assure you most of us are working hard to support the cause through social
Chris
8:35 AM
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Re: 3rd class medical talk

Good morning, Helen and all Your point about messaging is well-taken and I will personally see to it that we encourage people to keep (or start) flying through
    Pribyl, Katie
    8:11 AM
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    63361

    Re: 3rd class medical discussion

    John T, Quick question - how many accidents that kill people on the ground involve a pilot with medical issues or were due to those medical issues? How many of
    joro
    8:11 AM
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    63360

    Re: 3rd class medical talk

    I feel the same as Charles about LSAs. I only wish they there more widely available. With my commute, weekends are the only practical days for me. But since
    Bruce Gagne
    8:08 AM
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    63359

    Re: 3rd class medical discussion

    For what it is worth, driving on I-95 at 70+ mph (I know the speed limit and I know reality), I am frequently terrified by other drivers. I would prefer a lot
      Arthur Chausmer MD
      7:54 AM
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      63358

      Re: 3rd class medical talk

      You could possibly be giving too much weight to one poorly written letter from one pilots union that might not accurately reflect the opinions of its
      Mike McGhee
      7:47 AM
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      63357

      Re: 3rd class medical discussion

      As I have noted before, what is missed are the cases where there is NOT a proximate medical cause, but where the proximate cause follows from a medical
        Arthur Chausmer MD
        7:45 AM
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        63356

        Re: 3rd class medical discussion

        Agree John- I suspect that here in the mountains of Colorado my probability of being struck by lightning twice would be greater than the probability of a plane
        Mike McGhee
        7:28 AM
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        63355

        Re: 3rd class medical discussion

        You are also talking about a event that is so rare as to be statistically irrelevant. John Theune 410.353.8726 ... From: John Trollinger john@...
        John Theune
        7:24 AM
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        63354

        Re: 3rd class medical talk

        I happen to like LSAs. They accomplish most every mission that I do: they have good endurance, comparable speed to non-complex light singles, easy to fly,
        Charles Armstrong
        7:03 AM
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        63353

        Re: 3rd class medical talk

        Ron, again I certainly believe the PBOT2 SHOULD Go through, I just don't think at this point it is realistic that it WILL go through now that ALPA has voiced
        hwoods4421
        6:51 AM
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        63352

        Re: 3rd class medical talk

        I love the fuel coalition idea! ~amh On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 9:16 AM, Ron Herold ronsolve@... [dcpilots] < ... -- -- Aaron M. Harrington
        Aaron Harrington
        6:43 AM
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