Beer Info FAQ

Can a 97 year old fly?

Can a 97 year old fly?

Since commercial flights are pressurized to 6000 - 8000 ft, older adults with stable cardiovascular disease should be able to fly without risk. However, air travel is considered unsafe and should be avoided by patients with any of the conditions listed in Table 2.

What's the oldest age you can fly?

An individual must be 16 years old to solo an aircraft, 17 years old to obtain a Private Pilot Certificate, 18 years old to obtain a Commercial Pilot Certificate and 23 years old to obtain an Airline Transport Certificate. FAR Part 121 (major airline regulations) require all pilots to retire at the age of 65.