Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Medical Exam Checklist
Aviation medical certificates are a requirement for most pilots. This may represent a significant source of anxiety for many.
WHAT IS A CLASS I AME MEDICAL EXAM?
In the United States, there are three classes of medical certifications for pilots; such certificates are required to legally exercise the privileges of a Pilot exercising the privileges of either a Private, Commercial, or Airline Transport Pilot license. Medical Certificates are not needed for Glider, Balloon, Recreational, or Sport Pilot certifications. Each certificate must be issued by a doctor approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to a person of stable physical and mental health.
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