April 30, 2020 – The FAA announced last week that it will extend pilot medical certificates, flight reviews, recency requirements, and other regulatory measures to allow pilots to continue to fly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The rule states that this regulatory relief will allow “the continuity of aviation operations that are critical during the COVID-19 outbreak, including operations that support essential services and flights that support response efforts.”

The relief period varies between regulations but things like soon-to-expire medical certificates will be extended to June 30, 2020.

Download the rule here.