Well, my degree is from Georgia.
Well, I reckon that there degree ain't no worser than the Professor's!
SportPilot wrote:This is an obviously different standard than passing a 3rd class medical. After all these years, why do we still have to explain this to some people? Get over it.
It's also why, up until now, operating under this different medical standard is limited to LSA, daytime, VFR. Because of the demonstrated success, we are on the verge of having this medical standard applied to all Private Pilot privileges.
§61.53 Prohibition on operations during medical deficiency.
(b) Operations that do not require a medical certificate. For operations provided for in §61.23(b) of this part, a person shall not act as pilot in command, or in any other capacity as a required pilot flight crewmember, while that person knows or has reason to know of any medical condition that would make the person unable to operate the aircraft in a safe manner.
(c) Operations requiring a medical certificate or a U.S. driver's license. For operations provided for in §61.23(c), a person must meet the provisions of—
(2) Paragraph (b) of this section if that person holds a U.S. driver's license.
comperini wrote:What's your take on 61.303(b) then?
BrianL99 wrote:If you know you can't pass a 3rd Class Medical, you are not eligible to exercise LSA privileges, either.
BrianL99 wrote:comperini wrote:What's your take on 61.303(b) then?
Which was my point, exactly.
If you know you can't pass a 3rd Class Medical, you are not eligible to exercise LSA privileges, either.
I don't even thing it's the least bit ambiguous.
Here's another discussion on the subject of 61.303(b) and Sport Pilots.
SportPilot wrote:Most Sport Pilots don't even know what a 3rd class medical is.
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