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FAA Regulations, Student Pilot

I am a soloed student pilot, with around 50 hours in a C172. I hold a class 3 medical, which I obtained before I started flying months ago. Today, I had an incident where I fainted while presenting a project during a school class. Considering it "self inflicted" (lack of sleep, dehydration, stage fright, etc.), where do I go from here? Am I required to talk to my AME, or can I continue flying as soon as myself and CFI feel safe to do so? It was an isolated incident, and I have no history of genetic epilepsy or diabetes in the family.

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  1. John D Collins on Sep 23, 2013

    Talk to Dr. Bruce Chien, he is an expert on these issues. His contact information is at: http://home.comcast.net/~bbchien/site/?/page/Contact_Information/&PHPSESSID=40cb74b3b3ea0fd5c6de886436f1ab13

    He will tell you exactly what you need to do.

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