What are BasicMed privileges?

You can conduct any operation that you would otherwise be able to conduct using your pilot certificate and a third-class medical certificate, except you are limited to:

  1. Fly with no more than five passengers.
  2. Fly an aircraft under 6,000 lbs maximum certificated takeoff weight.
  3. Fly an aircraft that is authorized to carry no more than 6 occupants.
  4. Flights within the United States, at an indicated airspeed of 250 knots or less, and at an altitude at or below 18,000 feet mean sea level (MSL).
  5. You may not fly for compensation or hire.
Category: Medical Info and BasicMed