Asked by: Jinli Schutzendiebel
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd February, 2020

What is 1st 2nd and 3rd class FAA medical?

Medical certificates are designated as first-class, second-class, or third-class. Generally, first-class is designed for the airline transport pilot; second-class for the commercial pilot; and third-class for the student, recreational and private pilot.

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Likewise, what is a 3rd class FAA medical certificate?

Third Class Medical Certificate: necessary to exercise the privileges of a Private pilot license or certificate, or any lower pilot certification level except for the FAA's Sport pilot certificate (which only requires the same medical clearance required to drive a car, as evidenced by a valid driver license).

Likewise, what is a Class 1 medical? Class 1 medical certificate. A first-class medical certificate is required for airline transport pilots. This certificate has the most restrictive medical standards. The holder of a medical certificate shall be mentally and physically fit to exercise safely the privileges of the applicable licence.

Herein, who can issue 1st 2nd or 3rd class medical certificates?

First, Second, and Third Class Certificates Pilots who are age 40 and older must renew First class medical certificates every six months. A Second class is required for pilots who fly commercially—in operations such as crop dusting, delivering canceled checks, or carrying passengers or cargo for hire.

What medical conditions does the FAA consider disqualifying?

  • Angina pectoris.
  • Bipolar disease.
  • Cardiac valve replacement.
  • Coronary heart disease that has been treated or, if untreated, that has been symptomatic or clinically significant.
  • Diabetes mellitus requiring hypoglycemic medications.

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