Is a bipolar disorder diagnoses disqualifying for a pilot? If you are a pilot and have ever been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder, whether or not the diagnoses was correct, you may have questions on your eligibility for FAA medical certification, and what information to disclose on your medical application. Generally, if there is a […]
“How would the FAA find out about my DUI?” This is a common aviation law question we receive regularly from student pilots filling out the medical application for the first time, to veteran pilots who have held licenses and certificates for years. Each time a pilot files a medical application, the pilot authorizes the FAA […]
Meet Aviation Attorney Charles R. Barnett III. AOPA talked with Aviation Attorney Charles “Chuck” Barnett about how he got started flying, flying for the Air Force, his job as a Captain for a major airline, his motivation for being an aviation attorney, and his firm’s work with pilots facing enforcement action and medical certification problems. […]
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