The information on the attached FAA Form , Application For Airman Medical Certificate or Airman Medical and. Student Pilot Certificate, is solicited under. Medical Forms & Medical ReleasesĀ» FAA Medical Forms and Guidelines -8 GG Edition, APPLICATION FOR AIRMAN MEDICAL CERTIFICATE Ā· FAA. Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners APPLICATION FOR MEDICAL CERTIFICATION ITEMS 1- 20 of FAA Form This section contains guidance for items.

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When he isn’t flying, Paul Engstrom writes and edits from Sebastopol, Calif. Get thorough guidance on how to proceed.

No diagnosis of psychosis, or bipolar disorder, or severe personality disorders. One is Health for Pilots: Telling the FAA About Your Health by Paul Engstrom, Aviation Writer and IFA Member For pilots with health problems that aren’t debilitating but possibly disqualifying, ‘fessing up on the application for a third class medical certificate can be a busted-if-you-do, busted-if-you-don’t proposition.

Don’t undergo a physical exam if you suspect you might be disqualified. HEARING Demonstrate hearing of an average conversational voice in a quiet room, using both ears at 6 feet, with the back turned to the examiner OR pass one of the audiometric tests below or: Contact Pilot Medical Solutions at to discuss current requirements and obtain case management assistance to assure qualification for FAA medical standards.

You are proceeding at your own risk. Pilot organizations offer free advice to members, commercial outfits offer advice and assistance for a fee and printed resources are available. Unless otherwise directed by the FAA, the Examiner must deny or defer if the applicant has a history of: That may boost your chances of passing the exam or minimizing delays on the FAA’s end.

Demonstrate hearing of an average conversational voice in a quiet room, using both ears at 6 feet, with the back turned to the examiner OR pass one of the audiometric tests below or:.


Substance includes alcohol and other drugs i. If you decide to undergo a physical despite questionable health, first gather all medical documents, such as a letter from your family doctor stating that a condition has been treated and resolved, and present them to the AME.

Truth or Dare: Telling the FAA About Your Health

Not disqualifying per se. Form is a legal instrument, unlike many other documents. Moreover, there are strategies that will improve your chances of gaining medical certification legally and more quickly even if health is an issue. Experts offer these tips:. Experts offer these tips: Unaided, with thresholds no worse than: It’s better to try to resolve a condition first than to risk having your application rejected or delayed for months by the FAA. Used to determine cardiac system status and responsiveness.

Ability to perceive those colors necessary for safe performance of airmen duties. There’s also the possibility that the results of a blood or urine test will expose a condition you tried to hide. Contact an aviation medical examiner AME early if you have doubts or questions. Certificate Class Pilot Type. Too much information could mean denial of the application and bureaucratic warfare with the FAA.

Neither IFA, nor Paul Engstrom assume any responsibility or liability for events that occur due to actions you or others on your behalf take based on the information given in this article. Federal Air Surgeon Jon Jordan is very aware of the FAA fear factor among pilots who worry about the potential consequences of filling out the form truthfully. The information contained herein is meant for informational purposes only. No specified values stated in the standards.

Current Notices Caa Airmen. Indeed, in the Aeromedical Certification Division granted twice as many ‘special issuance’ certificates to pilots who had a significant medical condition, like coronary heart disease, a valve implant, a pacemaker, or alcoholism, as it did 10 years earlier.


So why open a can of medica by telling the aviation medical examiner? The Federal Aviation Regulations and U. Your signature at the bottom authorizes the FAA to search the National Drivers Registry for violations involving alcohol or illegal drugs, for instance, so you may want to think twice about trying to conceal a drunk driving conviction.

FAA medical standards, protocols & forms | Pilot Medical Solutions –

But Jordan also said: Pure tone audiometric test: No ear disease or condition manifested by, or that may reasonably be expected jedical be manifested by, vertigo or a disturbance of speech or equilibrium.

It is strongly advised that you seek the opinion and advice of a qualified aviation medical examiner and appropriate medical physician for any medical needs you may have.

Too little or false information could park a pilot on the ground’permanently’and lead to fines and jail time if authorities detect a lie or deceit.

For Uncle Sam, though, this is anything but a judgment call. Some pilots are terrified of the FAA’s power to revoke their flying privileges and, accordingly, bend or ignore the rules.

Salazar, the federal flight surgeon for the Southwest Region, applicants filling out Form often skip Block 17, which asks about medications, rather than spill the beans.

These FAA medical certification forms may not be appropriate for your specific condition or situation. Others accept what the agency is trying to do’protect everyone’s best interests’and play by its less-than-perfect rules. Audiometric speech discrimination test: A pilot might reason, for example, that the antidepressant he’s taken for months hasn’t caused any meducal effects and actually makes him more mentally fit to fly, a safer pilot.