BasicMed (AC 68-1A)
This advisory circular (AC) describes how pilots can exercise student, recreational, and private pilot privileges in certain small aircraft without holding a current medical certificate. It outlines the required medical education course, medical requirements, and aircraft and operating restrictions that pilots must meet to act as pilot in command (PIC) for most Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 91 operations. This AC is intended to be used as a resource for pilots operating under BasicMed. It is also intended to be a resource for State-licensed physicians who will be providing the required medical examination to those pilots.
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Read 14 CFR 67 at the National Archives website.
Read 14 CFR 68 at the National Archives website.
The FAA issued new medical regulations that became effective on May 1, 2017. These regulations permitted pilots to operate as PIC of certain aircraft without receiving a medical certificate per the process defined in 14 CFR 67.
Generally speaking, pilot's operating PIC under BasicMed must:
(Which is to say, this is a big list when compared to the standard 30-60 minute exam by an FAA Designated Medical Examiner.)
Pilots flying under BasicMed must follow a few rules:
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