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How To Pass Your Next FAA Medical
Before Your FAA Medical Examination
plenty of rest
glasses/contacts to examination.
Pressure should be pre-tested by your private physician to assure success.
When B.P. is tested at the AME's office, tell the nurse/physician you want to sit without talking for a few minutes before the test.
Can you hear a soft voice at 6 feet? If not, get a hearing evaluation from a private physician to establish the loss and the need for a hearing amplification. Most pilots with minor hearing loss are permitted to use a headset as "amplification". CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO
If your AME uses audiometric equipment, you should be pre-tested to assure success. TAKE PRE-TEST
Your EKG should be pre-tested by your private physician to discover any abnormalities. Don't let your private physician dismiss "minor" variants of normal. If ANYTHING is discovered, you should complete an evaluation and obtain documentation of the issue/condition. CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY
Doctor visits since your last medical or in the last 3 years
If you have been to the doctor for anything other than routine check-ups or general counseling, you should bring documentation to the FAA examination. In many cases additional information from your specialist is required. CONTACT US TO ESTABLISH YOUR ELIGIBILITY
Alcohol & Substance Issues
Surgeries, procedures, new conditions or medications
If your medications or medical condition has changed since your last exam, you should bring documentation to your FAA examination. FAA APPROVED MEDICATIONS
Conditions which require Special Issuance / Waiver
If you have a condition which has or will require Special Issuance, you should obtain FAA documentation of pre-approval through Pilot Medical Solutions.
Vitamins, herbal preparations and food supplements
herbal preparations can jeopardize your FAA medical examination.
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Not sure about lab work or other examination requirements?
All parameters evaluated during an FAA examination can be pre-tested privately to assure compliance. Contact Pilot Medical Solutions for specific advice.
completing this checklist,
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