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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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IMPORTANT:  FAA Medical       All FAA Physicals

  • The Federal Aviation Administration's MedXPress system allows anyone requiring an FAA Medical Certificate or Student Pilot Medical Certificate to electronically complete their medical application (FAA Form 8500-8).  Click [PDF] here (478 KiB) for information, instructions, and brochure for FAA MedXPress Program for Pilots.
  • [PDF] Common Issues for Students First Aviation Medical Exam (43 KiB)

Flight Planning

Aviation databases

Aviation Weather

Obtaining FCC Restricted Radio Operator Permit

This page describes the Restricted Radio Operator Permit:

  1. To get one, click here.
  2. Click FCC 605 Electronic fliling.
  3. Create a username and password profile.
  4. From the dropdown menu, there is a list of licenses, go down to the one which has (RR) in the title.
  5. Follow steps and Pay $55.
  6. Takes about 7-10 days to get a copy in the mail.

FAA Designated Pilot Examiners (DPE) for FAA FSDO GL-15