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Pilot Medical Certification Questions and Answers

How do I obtain a medical certificate?

An FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) must examine you.

You must contact an AME of your choosing, schedule an appointment, complete an official FAA application form via MedXPress, and undergo a physical examination by an AME. If you meet the appropriate medical standards, the AME will issue you a medical certificate.

Search for Aviation Medical Examiners in your area.

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