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Most pilots and aviation journalists think BasicMed is a win. For many it is. But, if you dig beneath the covers you might conclude itís not a win for you. Behind closed doors Iíve been equivocal about BasicMed, but weíve been generally favorable in print. I personally like the ever-cautious wait-and-see approach. Waiting and seeing, combined with a letter from James Shepard (see Readback), lead me to conclude that perhaps BasicMed isnít the big win most of us hoped and thought it would be. More