AVIATION / Administrative Action (Notice of Policy) – FAA issues notice policy on volunteer pilots operating charitable medical flights in response to FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.

Last year’s statutory change prompts this FAA policy notice:

The FAA is issuing this notice of policy to describe its policy for volunteer pilots operating charitable medical flights. Charitable medical flights are flights where a pilot, aircraft owner, and/or operator provides transportation for an individual or organ for medical purposes. This notice of policy is in response to Section 821 of Public Law 112-95, Clarification of Requirements for Volunteer Pilots Operating Charitable Medical Flights. 

February 22, 2013, Notice of Policy.