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No - seriously.

She read an article of how a 63 year old died while piloting an aircraft and the only reason they knew that happened is another pilot was in the plane and landed it.  So, now she is of the belief people my age, 65 should not fly.  Especially since commercial airline pilots can't fly for the airlines any more past 65.  Of course, we all know she is wrong. However. I guess that is what happens when you make assumptions based on beliefs and tidbits of information here ...
I am a very rusty pilot, who last flew 29 years ago. I have 80 hours, mostly in Piper Cherokees and Warriors. After a couple of false starts, I finally obtained my medical certificate, and have met with a CFI to knock the rust off and eventually obtain my BFR. Before I start any actual flying, I wanted to brush up on various aspects of flying so my time with the CFI will be well spent. I have been a member of AOPA since 1988, and religiously read the "Pilot" magazine every month, so I ...
We absolutely love  reading stories from pilots who recently completed their flight review after a long hiatus from flying. Just last week we heard from a pilot who attended a Rusty Pilots seminar in December 2016 - he was proud to report that he received his Flight Review endorsement on April 22, 2017 - after more than 10 years away from the cockpit! Are there any other pilots out there who have recently completed their flight review after a long break?
I am a Private Pilot with approximately 500-total hours in 13 different Aircraft types.  I hold PPL certification in three countries; the United States, Canada, and Israel.  I'm a renter, and typically fly Tricycle gear Cessna 150, 152, and 172 Aircraft.  I have approximately 100-hours “tail dragger” Citabria and Super Cub experience, with about 30-hours flying on skis in Canada.  Unfortunately, I am also a "lapsed" Pilot and have not had a "stick" in my hand in ...
Victor Symonds posted new forum topic
Oct '17
I haven't had a "stick" my hand in 25-years.  Had to retake a complete 3rd. Class Medical because my last one was 1994 (over the 10-year rule).  The Senior AME passed me, but the FAA balked and required much in the way of additional documentation from my Doctors.  I'm 75-years old, so I can understand their "pain".  Finally, after 100+ pages of documentation fax'd to them (Reports from my Doctors, Lab Results, etc.), they (the FAA in Oklahoma City), finally gave me full ...