I took the AOPA BasicMed self-assessment course and quiz on April 25, and had my physical exam and comprehensive medical examination checklist by my primary care physician yesterday. For the first time in ten years I can fly as PIC in my old C-172D, and can fly my 601XL at night.Has anyone else taken advantage of BasicMed? …See More
According to my airframe logbook, my 2008 AMD CH601XLi-B had the original PAI-700 compass replaced in 2009 with a new one. No reason was given, but the A&P that did the replacement noted that he couldn't get the new replacement compensated satisfactorily. The 2009 replacement failed two weeks ago with 100 hours on it, and I started looking for alternatives.MGL Avionics sells a pair of units, their AV-1 Infinity 2-1/4" LCD display and SP-6 magnetometer sensor using MEMS…See More
"Thanks so much for the reply. Your story sounds much like mine. I have a Private rating but let it lapse and will use my California drivers license to get a recertification in the sport pilot category. I have many questions so I appreciate the links…"
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Obtained my private pilot certificate on Sept 11, 1964, while on active duty in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Hill AFB, UT. I have a total of about 3,000 hours as PIC. Other interests are amateur radio, bicycle touring, and sailing. I retired in 2003, and spent much of my career in the financial services industry.
In December, 2016, I took the Rainbow Aviation Services LSA Repairman-Inspection course and now have my FAA LSA Repairman-Inspection certificate for my Zodiac.
Thanks so much for the reply. Your story sounds much like mine. I have a Private rating but let it lapse and will use my California drivers license to get a recertification in the sport pilot category. I have many questions so I appreciate the links and will likely be in touch.
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