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Form FAA 8700-2 - Comprehensive Medical Examination Checklist (BasicMed)

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FAA 8700-2
Comprehensive Medical Examination Checklist (BasicMed)
Edition Date
April 24, 2017
Unit of Issue
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This form is to be used by individuals seeking to operate certain small aircraft in accordance with Chapter 14 of Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), Section 61.113(i). This rule (BasicMed) allows pilots to use this checklist, and other requirements, in lieu of holding third-class FAA Airman Medical Certificate. Under BasicMed, an individual may only act as pilot-in-command (PIC) of an aircraft that is authorized to carry not more than 6 occupants, and that has a maximum certificated takeoff weight of not more than 6,000 pounds. The examination section of the checklist may only be completed by a state-licensed physician.

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