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Air Traffic Control Specialists - (ATCS)
ATCS Medical Standards Overview
must comply with the standards outlined below. Air Traffic Control
Applicants with disqualifying
conditions may still be eligible for "Special Consideration" of a medical
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FAA - ATCS Medical Standards
|GENERAL MEDICAL||All other medical conditions will be evaluated on an individual basis. All applicants' medical histories and current examinations will be carefully reviewed. This includes past medical records and, if applicable, a review of military medical records.|
ATCS Disqualifying medications / drugs:
|CARDIOVASCULAR||No medical history of any form of heart disease. A medical history of high blood pressure requiring medication will require a review.|
|COLOR VISION||Normal Color Vision Discrimination.|
|DIABETES||A medical history or clinical diagnosis of diabetes mellitus will require special medical review.|
|HEARING||No hearing loss in either ear of more than 25db at 500, 1000 and 2000 Hz and no more than a 20 Db loss in the better ear by audiometry, using ANSI 1969 standards.|
|NEUROLOGICAL||No medical history or clinical diagnosis of a convulsive disorder or a disturbance of consciousness without satisfactory explanation of the cause, and must not be under any treatment, including preventative, for any condition of the nervous system.|
|MENTAL||A medical history or clinical diagnosis of a psychosis, or other severe mental disorder is disqualifying. All Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) applicants must take and pass a psychological exam.|
|SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE / ABUSE||A history of substance abuse / dependency including alcohol, narcotics, non-narcotic drugs and other substances must be extensively investigated.|
Distant Vision: 20/20 or
better in each eye separately, with or without correction.
Near Vision: 20/20 or better in each eye separately, with or without correction.
|Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) personnel with disqualifying conditions may still be eligible for "Special Consideration" of a medical certificate. Contact Pilot Medical Solutions for additional information.|
|ATCS MED||ATCS Medical Standards Overview|
|ATCS Drug Guide||ATCS Drug Guidelines for ATCS|
|ATCS 3930||ATCS Detailed Medical Standards|
|HTML||ATCS 3930||ATCS Detailed Medical Standards|
|ATCS 3930.3B||ATCS Detailed Medical Standards Revised 9/2012|
|DRUG GUIDE||ATCS Drug Guide|
|ATCSAME||ATCS Designated Medical Examiners|
|8500-2||FAA Aviation Medical Examiner Application|
|Order 7210.3U||FAA ATC Facility Operations, Section 8 - Medical|
|Article 66||Article 66, Section 13, Medical Qualifications, FAA - Union Agreement|
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