FAA denies petition to replace 3rd class medical

Bid may have been undone by passage of FAA bill, AOPA/EAA plan

A bid by David Wartofsky, the owner of Potomac Airfield, closest of the Maryland Three airports to downtown Washington D.C., to get the FAA to replace the FAA’s third class medical with a driver’s license for private-use aircraft under 6,000 pounds has been denied.

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