Now that the FAA has cleared the way for commercial pilots with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to receive first or second class medical certificates if they can prove its well-managed, this could make it easier for business aircraft pilots to return to the skies as well. “I think this is a wonderful policy that will allow professional pilots to maintain their certification while optimizing their health, said Dr. Quay Snyder, president, CEO and co-founder of Aviation Medicine Advisory Service.
In this episode of NBAA Flight Plan, host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Dr. Clayton Cowl, chair of preventative, operational and aerospace medicine at the Mayo Clinic
Dr. Quay Snyder, president, CEO and co-founder of Aviation Medicine Advisory Service
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To commemorate National Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Day across the U.S. on May 24, four business aviation AMTs retrace their professional paths, discuss how the industry has evolved and provide advice for those who may be considering careers in this dynamic field.
So far, only a few business aircraft operators have mandated vaccination as a condition of employment. However, others are considering doing so. The question is, can your employer require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19?