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About three years ago I applied for a third-class medical certificate to complete my training for a pilot's license. This is what I learned though (the hard way) for my three years of trying to…Continue
18 months ago I applied for a third class medical as a student pilot. I was denied because of one medication I take, a blood thinner Which is required because of a stent that was used to repair a…Continue
This is my story:
Five years ago I had the Mitro valve in my heart repaired (not replaced, repaired).
According to the FAA regulation this is not an issue that would exclude you from receiving a third class medical clearance BUT.
This is the series of events that have taken place that I have had to deal with!
26 months ago I started flight school, and filled out the required forms for a third class medical. I…Continue
After spending a very frustrating week trying to mount my tubeless tires on the Matco rims provided I have given up. The O-rings they supply for sealing the two halves of the rims together absolutely will not fit. Matco say to roll the O-ring over the rim to the flat at the edge of the rim, assemble the two halves and roll the O-ring back to the center of the rim and lubricate the O-ring and you should be good to go. Well this is absolute impossible. the O-rings are to…Continue