BasicMed is an alternate way for pilots to fly without holding an FAA medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements.
On July 15, 2016, Congress passed legislation to extend the FAA's funding. This legislation, FAA Extension, Safety, Security Act of 2016 (FESSA) includes relief from holding an FAA medical certificate for certain pilots. This relief is called BasicMed.
1. Meet the requirements
2. Pass BasicMed Physical Exam (4-year certification)
3. Complete your AOPA online course
4. Go Fly ✈️ !