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IPFS News Link • Transportation: Air Travel

FAA Won't Divulge Data Behind Pilot Heart Arrhythmia Decision

• by Tyler Durden

Specifically, the agency raised the maximum "PR" interval for first-degree atrioventricular block to 300 milliseconds for pilots of all ages. For intervals longer than 300 ms, the FAA will decide on pilot fitness on a case-by-case basis. Previously, the maximum PR interval was 210 milliseconds, though only for pilots under the age of 51.

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