14 CFR § 61.53 – Prohibits aviation operations during a medical efficiency. The IMSAFE checklist was first published in the Aeronautical Information Manual and highlights the pre-flight aeromedical elements pilots should use to assess their flight fitness. You can also take a flight fitness quiz here.
|I||Do I have an illness or any symptoms of an illness?|
|M||Have I been taking prescription or over-the-counter drugs?|
|S||Am I under psychological pressure from the job? Worried about financial matters, health problems or family discord?|
|A||Have I been drinking within eight hours? Within 24 hours?|
|F||Am I tired and not adequately rested?|
|E||Am I adequately nourished?|