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    Do it! The key is if you can pass the physical, which most can do even with common health issues if properly treated. Generally speaking, it might take you a little longer in training than a 20 year old, but there is absolutely no reason that you can't do it.

    There is also a hidden benefit to learning to fly at 70. Flying is an anti-aging activity. It will help you...
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    Bruce, I like your Whitman. Hope it flys better than a Champ I just got checked in. The fly in, my 1st, was good and the weather perfect. Wish we could have spent time looking at all the 300+ planes there. This was convenient for me since I spend the summer in Angel Fire.
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    Hey Jorge,
    Don't worry, it took me nearly 3 years to get my ppl. Between college, work, life, and multiple fight schools. I spent a lot of time and money knocking off the rust though. I think you will find that a lot of the mechanics of flying will stick easier but some of the ground school knowledge can slip away. The Air Safety Institute has a lot of course, quiz...
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    Your flight hours never expire, your skills may suffer but as long as you have your logbook your good.
    You will most likely go above and beyond when you start again .
    Good luck, and remember, studying is FREE!!
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    I had a mytral  valve repair done at Cleveland Clinic in 2010.  I told my cardiologist that I was a recreational pilot and wanted to regain my medical after the procedure.  His response was that it was the flight surgeon’s decision.  That should have been a clue.  I completed all the FAA procedures including the Bruce Protocol Stage 3 but still no joy.  When...
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    On Thursday I cruised the eastern flanks of the Sangre de Cristo and Sawatch Mountains taking in the progression of fall colors.

    More photos at this link: https://photos.app.goo.gl/hsSxXbsmNTK38vui8