Category Archives: aviation

No slapping – or – How I passed the Maintenance of Wakefulness Test for Apnea

a pilots logbook and mask to treat apnea

(updated) Recently the FAA proposed a new rule making that would require pilots with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 and a neck size larger than 17 to be screened for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) before being considered for … Read the rest of this entry

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FAA Medicals: Promise vs Reality

Pilot Licence

(Cross posted from http://blog.mytransponder.com/?p=308 ) Anyone who has known me for any length of time has likely heard that I’ve struggled over the last ten years with my medical and I have all but stopped flying. What started with “your … Read the rest of this entry

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Aviation Photography

jet landing at OHare

This weekend, I took a bunch of aircraft photos from outside O’Hare’s western fence. I hoped I might also get a photo of a train or two, but I ended up focusing on planes landing at sunset. After posting them … Read the rest of this entry

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