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FAA Medical Standards
Distant Vision


The FAA issues many waivers and discretionary issuances for pilot not meeting the distant visual acuity standards.

There are many options including but not limited to: petitions for operational experience, standard or orthokeratology corrective lenses, and waivers such as a Statement Of Demonstrated Ability (SODA).

Pilot Medical Solutions has helped thousands of pilots with this process

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FAA Waiver Statistics

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The eye chart below is provided as an educational tool for pilots.

This test should be used for screening purposes only.  Only a qualified medical practitioner can provide an accurate assessment of your vision.

For best results, use a laser printer.  Printer should be formatted to print page "as an image" and not configured to fit on page. 

Charts should be illuminated with a 100 watt incandescent lamp
placed 4 feet in front of and slightly above chart. Place 20/20 line 5 feet 4 inches from floor and read at 20 feet.

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Distant Vision Chart w/Symbols)   |   Distant Vision w/Letters   | Near Vision


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