Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 35. Lungs and Chest - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
|Chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or COPD 9||All||Submit all pertinent medical information and current status report. Include an FVC/FEV1||Initial Special Issuance - Requires FAA Decision
Followup Special Issuances - See
9 Certification may be granted, by the FAA, when the condition is mild without significant impairment of pulmonary functions. If the applicant has frequent exacerbations or any degree of exertional dyspnea, certification should be deferred.