Fit to Fly?

Magazine department.
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All pilots, including those who operate drones, have an obligation to ensure they are medically fit to fly before operating the controls as a required crew member.

Dr. Susan Northrup, FAA Federal Air Surgeon
This article was originally published in the January/February 2023 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine.



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